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    1st step upgrade

    Hiya guys.

    OK, I am looking to upgrade my Socket A XP2800. However I do not have enough cash for a PCI-E card yet. So I was wondering are there any motherboards which have BOTH AGP and PCI-E on them? Also would I need new RAM, I have PC3200 in the current setup.

    I'm not too fussed whether its Intel or AMD (I know most of you would recommend AMD), if you could give an option for both CPU manufactures thats great.

    Its been a while since I looked at upgrading and components, if you don't stick to it, one gets lost. I know how normal people feel when upgrading, they are daunted by all this stuff!

    Cheers guys (and gals if any! )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stringent
    Hiya guys.

    OK, I am looking to upgrade my Socket A XP2800. However I do not have enough cash for a PCI-E card yet. So I was wondering are there any motherboards which have BOTH AGP and PCI-E on them? Also would I need new RAM, I have PC3200 in the current setup.
    Asrock DualSATA & it will take your existing RAM

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    Just out of curiosoty, will this take the Dual core athlons?

    Is there also an Intel solution?

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