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Time for some upgrades

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October 27, 2011 10:03:09 AM

I have a $500 budget and I want to upgrade my rig the best I can. This is what I'm playing World of Warcraft with and waiting for SKYRIM and Star Wars to come out, here's my rig:

Manufacturer's motherboard name: Pegatron M2N78-LA
HP/Compaq name: Violet6-GL8E
Micro-ATX: 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches)
NVIDIA GeForce 9100 upgraded to XFX ATI Radeon HD 5770
5200MT/s (5.2 GT/s)
Integrated Realtek ALC888S Audio
Expansion slots:
One PCI Express x16 graphics
Two PCI Express x1
One PCI slot
One PCI Express x1 minicard socket
Internal Connectors
One CPU fan connector
One 24-pin ATX power connector
One 4-pin ATX power connector
Four SATA connectors
One ROM recovery connector
One jumper for resetting BIOS settings
One jumper to clear the BIOS password
One front panel connector
Six USB headers, supporting 8 USB connections
One AC Power Loss Restart Selector
One Wlan LED connector
One 1394 header
One front audio connector
One internal audio connector
One PCIE x16 slot
Two PCIEx1 slots
One PCI 1 slot
One mini card connector
One PC fan connector
One S/PDIF out connector
250W LiteOn power supply


:bounce:  Thanks in advance

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October 27, 2011 10:14:08 AM

Forgot to mention I Have:
Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB WD10eads 65M2BO
Windows 7 Home Premium
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a b B Homebuilt system
October 27, 2011 10:23:07 AM

build a new rig basically.

That entire thing is awful, except for the GPU (and i am amazed that even works on a 250w PSU)

even the harddrive is a slow brand.

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a b B Homebuilt system
October 27, 2011 10:45:10 AM

are you running the 5770 now?
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a b B Homebuilt system
October 27, 2011 10:48:03 AM

^ -1 /facepalm

$500...listed in OP.

haha, j/k. get a coffee though 384.
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a b B Homebuilt system
October 27, 2011 10:50:50 AM

haha, thats ok. That made me smile coming from such a Vet like you. Great early morning comedy. Thanks! (7am on the East Coast here!)
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a b B Homebuilt system
October 27, 2011 10:59:31 AM
a b B Homebuilt system
October 27, 2011 11:00:17 AM

This setup will get you a little wiggle room to get either a much better GPU (GTX560/HD6950).
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