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New motherboard or graphics card? or both?


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Fishmonger

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Hey people. Im going to need to upgrade some part of my computer as i am unable to play a game (specifically Oblivion) without getting a really bad frame rate (and i mean literally like 3f/s). I have to turn all graphics options down to get any sort of gameplay. I was surprised as i thought my processor was quite capable of running new games and i have plenty of memory. But its could be that my graphics card is not up to scratch, or my motherboard, i just dont know! Here are my main specs,


Motherboard:
CPU Type Unknown, 2884 MHz (7 x 412)
Motherboard Name Unknown
Motherboard Chipset Intel Lakeport-G i945G
System Memory 2048 MB (DDR2 SDRAM)
BIOS Type AMI (11/27/06)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Display:
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS
3D Accelerator nVIDIA G72
Monitor Generic PnP Monitor [NoDB] (F1AJ6C0096112)


HDD MAXTOR STM3320820AS ATA Device
Monitor XER038F: Generic PnP Monitor [NoDB]
Motherboard 63-133-0000010-00101111-112706-INTEL$C94GD133_CONROE945G-DVI BIOS P1.40
Motherboard DMIMOBO: ConRoe945G-DVI
Motherboard DMISYS: To Be Filled By O.E.M. To Be Filled By O.E.M.
Motherboard Unknown
PCI/AGP 10DE-01DF: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10EC-8168: Realtek RTL8168/8111 Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.0) [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 168C-0013: WPN311 RangeMax™ Wireless PCI Adapter #2 [NoDB]



what do you expect i should upgrade out of that for better gaming performance? i've got about £200 max.

Edited by Fishmonger, 13 October 2007 - 12:11 PM.

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