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Taiketsue

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I have a really old computer that has been sitting around for a while i just recently decided to upgrade it but i want to make an efficient computer for a cheap price

This old computer has an amazing
128MB Ram
8GB hard drive
and a really old AMD proccessor

I really need to upgrade very badly lol
any upgrade tips would be appriciated and i would like to keep it cheap
this computer is not going to be used except for anything but browsing the internet nothing else

Edited by Taiketsue, 24 November 2007 - 05:14 PM.

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Neil Jones

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For internet access only, stick more memory in it. That's all it really needs.
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If you are just using it for internet then the only thing you can do is to add some more RAM. Anything else you are going to have to start from scratch if the PC is really old. What OS (Operating System) are you running on it? XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98?
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Taiketsue

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i am currently running widows xp
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ok yeah if you have XP then it is not terribly old. If you are just doing basic tasks then you might be able to get away with some more RAM.

Do you know what kind of RAM you need?

Edited by jackflash1991, 24 November 2007 - 08:18 PM.

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Taiketsue

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i really dont know i was thinking at least 256mb or even 512mb
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Ok but what I was referring to was what type of RAM your board runs (DDR, DDR2, ect.). Do you know what board it is? Or the brand and model# the PC is (Dell Dimension 1500 or something)?
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ok yeah if you have XP then it is not terribly old.


$1 million imaginary dollars says the computer did not come with XP. :) I$1 million more says it came with either 98 or ME. (I$ = imaginary dollars)

Ok but what I was referring to was what type of RAM your board runs (DDR, DDR2, ect.).


Yet another I$1 million says the board uses SDRAM, which is the granddaddy of your DDR.
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ok yeah if you have XP then it is not terribly old.


$1 million imaginary dollars says the computer did not come with XP. :) I$1 million more says it came with either 98 or ME. (I$ = imaginary dollars)

Ok but what I was referring to was what type of RAM your board runs (DDR, DDR2, ect.).


Yet another I$1 million says the board uses SDRAM, which is the granddaddy of your DDR.

lol :)

Ok smartypants. :)

Edited by jackflash1991, 24 November 2007 - 11:36 PM.

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stettybet0

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Hey, I didn't say any of that, it was $3 million imaginary dollars saying it. :) Man, I shouldn't stay up this late...
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*troy thinks this is the same money admin pays all the staff with here at Geeks to Go!
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