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Old 03-16-01, 06:13 PM   #1
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I am currently running a PII 300 with 128 MB and would love to upgrade to something much faster.

Is it just easiest to buy the whole thing?
What all do I need to replace?

I have done a few minor things in the past like installing HDs, etc. but that is it.

Any suggestions?
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Old 03-16-01, 06:41 PM   #2
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Shoot it and buy a new computer.
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Old 03-17-01, 12:56 AM   #3
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You could just bung a new motherboard and processor in and slap a few extra MBs of RAM in there for good measure, but if the extent of your computer tinkering to date is installing hard drives, it's not really a reccomendable course of action. Much better to get a pre-built system and have the peace of mind of a big fat hairy warranty.
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get a new computer and stick the old one in the closet...................never to be seen again.
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what type of computer are you using- is it a major companies like dell, compaq... or a clone.

what motherboard do you have in your computer?

can you upgrade the processor to one that is faster?

give us a breakdown of all the components in your system so that we might be able to let you know if you can salvage anything at all from the old computer
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Old 03-17-01, 11:09 AM   #7
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what type of computer are you using- is it a major companies like dell, compaq... or a clone.

what motherboard do you have in your computer?

can you upgrade the processor to one that is faster?

give us a breakdown of all the components in your system so that we might be able to let you know if you can salvage anything at all from the old computer
It is a Royal computer. Other than that I have no idea.

I am suck!
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Old 03-17-01, 04:27 PM   #8
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It is a Royal computer
Ship it to TCHJ. He'll make sure the Royal family get's it back.
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It is a Royal computer
Ship it to TCHJ. He'll make sure the Royal family get's it back.
Nah, I;d junk it. If it's a Royal computer then it's probably old-fashioned, outdated and serves no useful purpose
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Nah, I;d junk it. If it's a Royal computer then it's probably old-fashioned, outdated and serves no useful purpose
Not to mention disfunctional.
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well assuming it was not a high end p2 300 then more than likely nothing other than the floppy drive will be worth putting into a new computer. I was hoping that if you had top of the line parts- SB Live, DvdRom drive then maybe you could use some parts to build a new system and save a buck or two.

I would go for a whole new system then- how much do you have to spend?
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