PC hardware forum: PC upgrade help

by: firefivestar February 10, 2013 5:36 AM PST

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by firefivestar - 2/10/13 5:36 AM

ive currently got a computer in which i am looking to upgrade the ram and motherboard.

my specs are:
motherboard-intel g43 chipset
cpu-intel core2 quad [2.5 ghz]
gpu-nvidea gt610 1gb
ram-6gb ddr2
psu-220w
os-win7 64 bit

i would like to upgrade my ram because i use programs like c4d as well as many games in which i feel restricted because of my ram. i occasionaly get an "out of memory" pop up when rendering high poly objects in c4d.

i am hoping to get new ram of ddr3 2133mhz quality or higher. i need to upgrade the motherboard aswell because it is only compatible with ddr3 1066mhz max.

heres what im thinking...

if i were to go ahead and upgrade motherboard as well one that is both compatible with my cpu and higher end ram speeds is non existant. i would also need to upgrade my cpu.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1199688

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1199687

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1173352

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1198972

these are my choices for a cpu-mb upgrade. if there is a way to get 2k speed ram without upgrading my cpu that would be great.

also what is better as far as the intel i3 vs the A10 posted above as far as preformance.

okay, this is the last stuff.

im also going to upgrade my case. i just though i would throw that in there incase you had a comment on it. here are links for the ram i wish to achieve and also the case.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231476

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146070

i know its long but thanks for reading all the way to here.

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