some call me...tim? wrote:and even am considering doing it legitimately.
Parks wrote:I've got a somewhat comparable system with c2d 6400 proc, 1 GB RAM, and nVidia 8800GT.
I can play most modern games well, the most modern being Starcraft 2 which runs great.
In my opinion, unless there's at least a couple applications/games that are really demanding new hardware, a simple reformat/reinstall will likely do you just fine for a lot cheaper.
jubuttib wrote: Just do the upgrade for goodness's sake! This is no way to compute.
some call me...tim? wrote:Seems like sensible advice. You're really able to get by with 1 GB of RAM, huh? Running XP, I take it?
jubuttib wrote:Yes, it does recognize the additional memory, but it according to tests (I don't have them handy right now, I can try to dig them out if you truly want) 32 bit version still doesn't utilize the additional memory very well, compared to the 64bit versions.
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