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Hi guys

I needv help on my old pc but i want to upgrade it to a better one. I may be too old but im seriously into upgrading it as i cant afford a new one as im a student. So all i want to upgrade it into a smooth running pc/gaming but a budget one which could run like LOL or Wow or some other steam games. I mostly in a tight budget and would prefer to refer to have a good quality parts for upgrade. However this pc is really slow when it comes to loading some programs. Here are my specs

Processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 CPU 3.20GHz 3.19 GHz
Ram: 1.00GB (512mb)x2
System type: 32-bit Operating system Window 7 Ultimate
Video card: Intel® 82945G express Chipset family
Power supply: AC: 100-127/220-240V~ 7/3.5A, 60/50Hz
DC: 300w (+3.3V & +5V = 130W Max.

Hope anyone can help me and recommend me some parts. Thank you
P.s. im living in Singapore
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Hi Techies, Posted Image

We will need some more information please.
Manufacturer and model of your Motherboard?
Manufacturer and model of your power supply?
The top amount of $$$ you are willing to spend.?
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Motherboard: Manufacturer -> Acer
Model -> Veriton 7800

Power Supply: Manufacturer -> FSP group inc
Model -> FSP300-60THA(1)

Willing to spend $100 - $200(SGD)
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Hi.
Thanks for the update.You can find all information here for your computer, > http://support.acer....spx?modelId=459
The power supply is not very strong so without changing it, you are limited to how how powerful your video card will be.
It would be best to stay with a card that gets it's power from the PCIe x 16 slot (75 watts)
I suggest you upgrade the RAM to 4GB, this will greatly improve the speed of the computer.
I will post this evening, my time, with parts for you to look at.
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Alright i'll be waiting and thx
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Gday Techies.


I have looked at AMD based video cards. The 6xxx series al require a 400w + PSU so are not suitable. A few of the 5xxx series may have been OK, but are now quite old, and like dinosaurs eggs, hard to find.
This is the best performance card I can find that your PSU will support,Geforce GT 630 , Example, > http://banleong.com/sg/leadtek-winfast-gt-630-2gb-ddr3
Reference card, > http://www.geforce.c.../geforce-gt-630


To upgrade your RAM
Download the tool on this site to find thee exact RAM for you computer. > http://www.crucial.com/systemscanner/
You do not have to buy from the site, you can go anywhere. Please let us know what is recommended.
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