upgrade Tags: CRT Monitors Windows XP Peripherals Last response: February 8, 2003 12:34 AM in Computer Peripherals Share joeyzt February 5, 2003 9:35:08 AM i have 2 possible options here for my budget, option 1 Athlon XP 2200+ t-bred Asus A7N8X-Deluxe 128Mb Chaintech GT20 Ti4200 Scan '2010' ATX Midi Tower 350W Corsair XMS 2 x 256Mb DDR 400MHz PC3200 MSI Dragonwriter CDRW 48 x 16 x 48 price £700 $1120 option 2 XP 2200+ t-bred Gigabyte GA-7VAX KT400 128Mb Chaintech GT20 Ti4200 Ge-Force 4 DVi TV Out 19" - CRT Vision Master Pro 454 256Mb PC2700 (PC333) DDR Memory (Major) jnc 300W very cheap case and PSU £700 $1120 i have a 17'' monitor already (at least 3 years old) its ok but i guessing the VM 454 would be much better. i want the machine for mainly gaming surfing, etc. any opinions ?? <P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by joeyzt on 02/05/03 06:41 AM.</EM></FONT></P> More about : upgrade rqvnia February 5, 2003 4:39:57 PM Looks good. I'd go with option 1 and get the Iiyama too. pricewatch.com, and go to http://forums.anandtech.com/categories.cfm?catid=40 for hot deals people find joeyzt February 7, 2003 10:43:09 PM If youve got a fairly old and cheapish mointor(17'' 4 years old), how much does this cancel out the graphics cards and other pc components ability to produce good quality fast picture ? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ClyssaN February 8, 2003 12:34:43 AM option 2 for sure, a 19 CRT is a most Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhat should i upgrade first for gaming? Forum SolvedStick with AMD Phenom II X4 965 or upgrade to FX-8350? Forum SolvedBest upgrade from GTX 660? Forum SolvedShould I stay with a Cooler Master Hyper 212 evo or upgrade to an NZXT Kraken x61? Forum SolvedWhat should I upgrade? Forum SolvedSteam games freezing after hardware upgrade, PLEASE HELP! Forum SolvedAdvice on upgrade from GTX 670 GPU <$500 Forum SolvedNew gaming PC, money left for a single component upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrade to Devils canyon or wait for Haswell-E Forum Solved$4k PC Need upgrade to DDR4? Forum SolvedNo bottleneck budget upgrade Forum SolvedCan i upgrade my graphics card? Forum SolvedCan I Upgrade my PC? Forum Solveddell xps 8000 gpu upgrade Forum SolvedIs it possible to upgrade the CPU on a MacBook Pro? Forum SolvedGpu upgrade on good ol lga775 system Forum SolvedTo upgrade, or not to upgrade! Forum SolvedBest CPU Upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrade or rebuild a new PC Forum SolvedINTEL Core i5 , 2.67 GHZ processor - RAM Upgrade Forum More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !