Upgrade advice

Hi! I have around $300 and need to upgrade my box. Right now I have a p3 533, Matrox Millenium G400 and plenty of ram. The cpu and G400 are a bit outdated for tribes 2 so I need to upgrade. My mobo can support up to a 1ghz p3. So, I was wondering if I could get some advice on which cpu/graphics card I would be best off with. Also, any tips on where to buy them online would be nice. Thanks =)
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  1. I have some suggestions for you here:

    PIII 733mhz $121
    ATI Radeon 64mb $184
    *this + free shipping = $305
    ---------
    PIII 1.0ghz $217
    ATI Radeon 32mb LE or nVidia 64mb Geforce2 MX $79
    *this + free shipping = $296
    --------
    AMD Athlon 1.0ghz 266fsb $129
    Epox 8KTA3 $101
    ATI Radeon 32mb LE or nVidia 64mb Geforce2 MX $79
    *this + free shipping = $309
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    pick your choice.
    you can get all this at www.z-buy.com
    i have ordered from them once and i have to warn you about one thing, if you live in the west coast, it may take a while to get your stuff since they are located in east coast. It them a week and 2 days before i recieved my HD and CPU.
  2. I have another suggestion for you that I rounded up @ www.compuplus.com I ordered from them too, I like their service better plus they ship faster....

    PIII 733mhz $128
    VisionTek GeForce2 GTS 32mb DDR $159
    *this + 24.90 shipping = $311.90
    --------
    PIII 933mhz $187 -OR- PIII 1.0ghz $205
    Guillemot Hercules 3D Prophet II MX 32mb $79
    *this + 24.25 shipping = $290.25 -or- $308.25
    --------
    AMD Athlon 900mhz $106
    Asus A7V Motherboard (not the A7V133 since the athlon 900 is only 200mhz fsb) $95
    ATI Radeon 32mb $73 -OR- Hercules 3D Prophet II MX 32mb $79
    *this + 33.55 shipping = $307.55 -OR- $313.55

    hope this helps.
  3. Pentium prices are falling. The PIII 1.0 ghz is available for 186 + 6.95 shipping from TCW

    check out http://www.pricewatch.com/ for prices
    and http://www.resellerratings.com/ for reliability of vendor

    I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be without sponges.
  4. Thanks, I'll be checking both those sites tonight, and if no one else has any better suggestions, hopefully be ordering tomorrow.
  5. Note that you have to order by phone and mention pricewatch to get the better price from TCW. They also have the video card.

    I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be without sponges.
  6. If your motherboard and RAM support 133 FSB, buy a p3 800b.
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