If you plan on keeping that machine around for another 3 or 4 years i say go for it Of the hardware upgrades you mentioned, I think the video card makes the most sense. You will wind up with a stable, faster system with full MS support An inexpensive but better vid card would also improve things but this is where i would spend the least since it might not be worth it when you do finally get a new Mainboard. Please login or register. Any recourse at all on the builder of this machine? Last but not least maybe shop around for a legit Win2K CD
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AGP is on it’s way out. Motherboard isn’t listed because I don’t know what it is At the minute I’m on my laptop and the desktop’s off, it takes an age to boot up so I’ll find out the motherboard some other time Also meant to mention it only has an AGP graphics slot I’m not expecting major speed changes, just to make it a little k7s741mg 6l responsive To be honest I don’t expect it to last much longer, maybe another year or two, k7s741mg 6l it’ll be scrapped and we’ll get a brand new ks741mg Although this doesn’t really affect me, I have a nice shiny new laptop lol So probably k7s741mg 6l best I could do is add some more RAM and perhaps a cheap vid card?
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