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Raw Rulz
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This time I gotta bother you one more time :lol:

Today I TRULY need your help. Please help me. I am gonna upgrade my comp to these:



ASUS P5KPL/1600


CPU Intel Socket 775 Processors
Chipset Intel G31 / Intel ICH7
Front Side Bus 1600*/1333/1066/800 MHz *overclock speed
Memory 4 x240-pin DIMM, Max. 4 GB, DDR2 1066*/800/667 Non-ECC,Un-buffered Memory
Dual Channel memory architecture
*Support max. 2 DIMM modules only for yellow DIMMs when over-clock to DDR2-1066
*When installing four DDR2 DIMM modules, install only single-sided memory modules.
*When installing total memory of 4GB capacity or more, WindowsR 32-bit operation system may only recognize less than 3GB. Hence, a total installed memory of less than 3GB is recommended.
Expansion Slots 2 x PCIe x16 (blue @ x16 mode,black @ x4 or x1 mode), featuring CrossFireX technology
3 x PCI
CrossFire ATI CrossFire X Technology
Storage Southbridge
1 xUltraDMA 100/66
4 xSATA 3 Gb/s ports
LAN Realtek 8110SC Gigabit LAN controller
Audio VIA VT1708B 8 -Channel High-Definition Audio CODEC
Audio Jack-detect & Multi-Streaming
Support S/PDIF Out connector
USB 8 USB 2.0 ports
Overclocking Features SFS (Stepless Frequency Selection) from 200MHz to 600MHz at 1MHz increment
ASUS C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
Special Features ASUS MyLogo 2
ASUS EZ Flash 2
ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ASUS Q-Fan
Back Panel I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 Mouse
1 x PS/2 Keyboard
1 x LPT
1 x COM
1 x Optical S/PDIF outport
1 x LAN(RJ45)
4 x USB 2.0/1.1
8-channel Audio I/O
Internal I/O Connectors 1 x Azalia High definition Analog Front panel Audio connector
1 x S/PDIF output connector
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
1 x System Panel connector
4 x USB 2.0 connectors support additional 8 USB 2.0 ports
1 x CPU/ 1 x Chassis/1 x Power FAN connectors
1 x CD audio in connector
1 x Floppy disk drive connector
1 x IDE connector
1 x 24-pin EPS12V Power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
BIOS 8 Mb Flash ROM
Special H/W write protection
DMI 2.0
AMI BIOS
PnP
WfM 2.0
SM BIOS 2.5
ACPI 2.0a
Manageability WOL by PME,WOR by PME, WOR by Ring
O/S Compatibility Windows Vista
Windows XP
Accessories 2 x Serial ATA cables
1 x 2 in 1 Serial ATA power cable
1 x UltraDMA 100/66 cable
1 x FDD cable
1 x I/O shield
User manual
Support Disc Drivers
ASUS PC Probe II
ASUS LiveUpdate Utility
Form Factor ATX Form Factor
12 inch x 9 inch ( 30.5 cm x 22.9 cm )


CPU

INTEL DUAL-CORE E5200, 2.5GHZ


sSpec Number:SLAY7
CPU Speed: 2.5 GHz
PCG: 06
Bus Speed: 800 MHz
Bus/Core Ratio: 12.5
L2 Cache Size: 2 MB
L2 Cache Speed: 2.5 GHz

Package Type: LGA775
Manufacturing Technology:45 nm
Core Stepping: M0
CPUID String: 10676h
Thermal Design Power: 65W
Thermal Specification: 74.1°C
VID Voltage Range: 0.85V – 1.3625V




Please tell me, will I get decent speed by such processor and 2 GB of ram ?

Thanks :D

Look, I know you will post many strange(for me) things. I am not pro in this subject and just asking. Will I get normal speed? Just normal not slow?! Thanks
 

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Raw Rulz
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What's your graphic card? If you're using only Intel onboard I'm afraid you'll only be able to play using native res...
Currently on my Board I have nvidia geforce 6600, but thats not the problem. As soon as I upgrade my CPU to 2.5 Dual core than immediately I am gonna get a new one. what would be your advice? I cant get the latest model, you know, budget :D but kind of, need a decent one
 

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If you plan to play lots of emulator then go for Nvidia, GTS250 or GTX260 is nice, or if you like ATi either 4850 or 4870 is the best bang for the buck. Aim for whatever that fits your budget and need.

P.S. Ati has released next gen DX11 card, but the price is steep and supply is low right now...
 

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If you plan to play lots of emulator then go for Nvidia, GTS250 or GTX260 is nice, or if you like ATi either 4850 or 4870 is the best bang for the buck. Aim for whatever that fits your budget and need.

P.S. Ati has released next gen DX11 card, but the price is steep and supply is low right now...
Thanks for the info. Will foresee :thumb:
 
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