1 x Pyro 64-SLI (Pyro 64-SLI) Case: Xaser V Damier (black) Power Supply Unit: Hiper 525W True Power PSU Processor: Athlon 64 3500+ Socket 939 CPU fan: Standard Fan Motherboard: Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 PCI-Express Graphics card: Dual GeForce 6800 GTs in SLI configuration Memory: 1GB Corsair TwinX PC3200 Hard disk drive 1: Caviar SE 200GB S-ATA 150 Hard disk drive 2: None Optical drive 1: 16x DVD-Rom drive Optical drive 2: DVD+/-RW dual layer Floppy Drive: None Sound Card: Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Monitor: BenQ FP937s+ 19\" TFT Monitor (8ms response time) Keyboard: Logitech Internet Navigator Keyboard Mouse: Logitech MX 510 Performance mouse Speakers: None Operating System: Windows XP home SP2
nicklord1;3999783Do i need to upgrade
Thats a question only you can answer. Do you feel you need to upgrade? Are your games running sluggish and choppy? Do you wish to play newer games coming out? Is your PC letting you down? Answer these questions to yourself and you should figure out if you want to upgrade or not.
Just chiming in to say I concur: you only need to upgrade when you feel it's time. So what if other people are running quad cores and dual 8800 Ultras if you're satisfied with your own pc?
Come to think of it, Steven nearly always posts exactly what I'm thinking. Isn't that odd... :Puzzled:
I didn't make it!
its completely up to you wheter you upgrade or not. If ur gaming (which im guessing you are :)) then your system will not run the top of the line games with max settings. If your satisfied, then the answer is no.
Oblivious;3999821Spoiler: ShowCome to think of it, Steven nearly always posts exactly what I'm thinking. Isn't that odd... :Puzzled: :D
Great minds think alike? :lookaround:
if it were my computer i'd upgrade the gfx card, but everything else is sufficient.
SteVenGreat minds think alike? :lookaround:
That must be it, i was thinking the same thing too. :p First thing i would do is upgrade to 2GB ram.
would the comp be a low mid range comp now.
nicklord1;4000345would the comp be a low mid range comp now.
That could be a fair statement. You're falling behind a bit, but there are plenty of folks in worse shape still getting by.
Depending on your financial situation, if you just wanted to nurse it along rather than buy a new pc outright, I'd get another gig of ram (~$50), an 8 series video card (like an 8600GTS, 8800GT - $150-$250) and upgrade the cpu to a dual core (s939 4200+ X2's are ~$70) and that should get you by awhile longer.
If you think you need an upgrade you should stick with what you have while you save enough money to get a new computer, I suggest new mobo that supports AM2 socket and ddr2 ram, get 4000+ or up processor at least 3gb of ddr2 ram and slap on a nice 8 series video card and you are good to go.