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Upgrade possibillities for Acer Aspire T180

Hi, I have a Acer Aspire T180 Desktop Pc.
AMD Sempron 3000 1.61 GHZ
nVidia GeForce 6100 nForce 405
1279Mb
80Gig Hdd

My son is at an age where they constantly want to use the computer for gaming, and I get problems when the games get stuck etc.

My questions are as follows.

Processor
Will it be possible for me to install an AMD Athlon 64 x2 6000 or AMD Phenom x4 9950

Graphics Card
Will it be possible to install an GeForce 9600GSOxxx or GeForce 8800GT

RAM
What would the most ram be that I will be able to install?

HDD
Will it be possible to have 4x 500gigg hdds instaled? or what would be the biggest configuration that I can do.

Or If you can suggest the optimum upgrade that I can have done to this computer.

Thank you.

kobus Swart
kswart@verstegen.co.uk

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Aspire T180 Language
English Model
Aspire T180 Specifications Specifications
Processor
AMD AM2 Athlon 64 x 2 or Athlon 64 or Sempron (940 pin)


emory
256MB DDR2 533/667/800 SDRAM expandable to 4GB
1 Ok now that i found the spec for your computer here we go you can install the amd 64 x2 but not Phenom x4 9950

2 As for the graphic card you seem to know a little about computers so you can install and pci express x 16 graphics card that only needs one slot but remember some need power and this mean you my have to upgrade your power supply.So really you can by any single slot pci express graphics card for your computer so it comes down to how much you want to spend.
3.Ok for ram your max will be 4 gbs most likely ddr2 which mean that you have 4 ram spot in your computer.
hope this help please vote for me.

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

  • Nathan Scheef Oct 27, 2008

    oh and for the hard drive it really come's down to how much you want to spend on it.

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