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zahmad
22-11-2005, 07:17 PM
Hi! I was wondering if anyone can help me in telling me what brand parts and what parts specifically can i change to make it better (without buting another computer). I intend on changing the hardrive, graphics card, cpu (if possibe), motherboard, optical drive etc. I want to keep it in the same case etc, so it must fit the requirements. Here's my current computer details:

--------[ EVEREST Home Edition (c) 2003-2005 Lavalys, Inc. ]------------------------------------------------------------

Version EVEREST v2.20.405
Homepage http://www.lavalys.com/
Report Type Report Wizard
Computer ------
Generator --------
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600 (WinXP Retail)
Date 2005-11-08
Time 18:19


--------[ Summary ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Computer:
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)
Computer Name ------------
User Name ------------

Motherboard:
CPU Type Intel Celeron-S, 1200 MHz (12 x 100)
Motherboard Name Gigabyte GA-6VEM(L) (1 ISA, 3 PCI, 2 DIMM, Audio, Video)
Motherboard Chipset VIA VT8601T Apollo PLE133T
System Memory 119 MB (PC133 SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award Modular (07/05/02)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM2)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Display:
Video Adapter VIA Tech VT8361/VT8601 Graphics Controller (8 MB)
3D Accelerator Trident CyberBlade-i7

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter VIA AC'97 Audio Controller

Storage:
IDE Controller VIA Bus Master IDE Controller
Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
Disk Drive WDC WD200EB-00CPF0 (18 GB, IDE)
Optical Drive OEM CD-ROM F563E (52x CD-ROM)
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

Partitions:
C: (NTFS) 19085 MB (14322 MB free)

Input:
Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse

Network:
Network Adapter Realtek RTL8139/810X Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC
Network Adapter WAN (PPP/SLIP) Interface (219.88.35.15)
Modem HSP56 MicroModem

Peripherals:
Printer HP DeskJet 840C/841C/842C/843C
Printer Lexmark Z25-Z35
USB1 Controller VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller
USB1 Controller VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller

Sorry for the arrangement of deatils, but could you please suggest me specific parts that can be put into this old computer, with brand names if possilbe. Thanks to you all in advance! :dogeye:

Speedy Gonzales
22-11-2005, 08:33 PM
Get more ram. 120mb isnt enough.

Get a mobo that use DDR. SD ram is dead.

An 8 mb videocard isnt really enough. Get 128mb or higher.

If u want USB 2 u need another motherboard.

Get a P4 CPU.

If the cd burner works ok now keep it, when u replace the mobo.

Extra ram will help it.

Or just keep the cd, the hdd, the floppy biff everything else. And either get an AMD or P4 mobo, and get DDR, another videocard, and either a P4 or AMD CPU.

Renmoo
22-11-2005, 08:43 PM
It really depends on what type of role that the computer is going to play. If you are a hardcore gamer, no doubt more RAM and a better graphics card would help. If you are just a normal home user (i.e. type documents, surf the web etc.), then there isn't a need to get expensive graphics card.

Cheers :)

pctek
22-11-2005, 09:09 PM
All of it.

memphis
22-11-2005, 10:24 PM
It would help if you told us what you use your computer for.

If its internet,homework,gameing,etc.

If its gameing build a new computer.

JJJJJ
23-11-2005, 04:53 AM
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zahmad
23-11-2005, 08:28 AM
It would help if you told us what you use your computer for.

If its internet,homework,gameing,etc.

If its gameing build a new computer.
I am going to use the computer for internet, word procesing and casual gaming, like 3-4 times a week. Can u guys give me specific brand names that fits into my case? Cheers.

Metla
23-11-2005, 08:41 AM
http://tradef1.co.nz/item.php?item_id=290&PHPSESSID=5e7b5beea9c8c8bbb2743007b776cd9f

zahmad
23-11-2005, 09:01 AM
http://tradef1.co.nz/item.php?item_id=290&PHPSESSID=5e7b5beea9c8c8bbb2743007b776cd9f
Come on Metla, u know I can't afford that!