Forgive my ignorance as i am a motherboard n00b.
About a year ago i upgraded my System from a 7600gt (or somthing) to a 4870 1Gb and my CPU to a Athlon 64 X2 6400+ (from a single core AMD, not sure)
I was just wondering whether my motherboard is bottlenecking my system.
If so can a suggestions for a new one be given (if a new one would be beneficial i would want room for expansion in the future i.e quad core, crossfire)
Budget is £100 but hoping not to have to go that high.I am willing to spend more for better value.
As i have no idea what specs are needed for an analysis so i gotem all off the box:
nVIDIA GeForce 6100 / nForce 430
AM2 / ATX . PCI- E*16 / 2 PCI-E*1
4 DDR2 Dual-CH/HD Audio/1394 GbE LAN/4 SATA 3Gb/s/10 USB 2.0
I am also looking for new RAM (also a n00b), want 4Gb any good offers around, or wait for jan sales? The stuff i have atm is a quite a few years old now. Was considering:http://www.ebuyer.com/product/133709
otr should i be considering DDR3 with new mb?
Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition @4GHz
ATI Radeon HD 4870 1Gb
OCZ 4GB (2x2G
Corsair CWCH50-1 Cooling Hydro Series
ASUS M4A79 Deluxe
Corsair 850W HX Modular PSU
Windows 7 Ultimate x64
SyncMaster P2450H 24" Wide TFT Screen (2 ms)