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Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by jelly, Jun 30, 2004.

  1. jelly

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    thinking of upgredeing my processor from a 2800 barton xp to a 3200 barton can get the pro for 100 squid but is there any places that do a processor and memory bundle ????
     
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    why not save £100 and just buy the memory ? :)

    seems like a lot of cash to part with for a couple of hundered extra Mhz..
     
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    ???????????????
     
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    I agree with The Dude. There will only be a slight improvement in performance in that processor upgrade. Money probably would be better spend on just RAM.

    How much RAM do you currently have?

    Oh, and what OS and apps do you run?
     
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    512 ram and running xp
     
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    is that 1x512mb stick?

    if it is, get another 512mb of the same speed, and run it in 'dual bank' configuration..

    you should see a noticeable improvement for very little cash..

    You've already got a very good CPU mate, the UG to a 3200 would be a waste of £s really, unless you have a specific issue where the 2800 isn't coping..
     

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