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Old 10-19-2009, 08:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering if this computer was any good. Do you think it would be able to max out games like APB, L4D2, CS: Source, ect ect? Or would it just be able to run those type of games smoothly. Is this worth buying for $700?
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Old 10-20-2009, 03:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That computer has a 5750 video card, which isn't half bad, and should be able to max out those games at normal resolutions. (cs: source is pretty old, so even the crappiest of today's cards can max it)

$700? No its not worth $700. You'd be better off building the computer yourself.
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Old 10-21-2009, 06:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well, I'm pretty bad at building computers and I wouldn't really know what to put into them. Thats why I was just looking for a pre-built one haha. Anybody know any good builds that are under $700 and can (hopefully) max those games I posted before? Any thing would be appreciated.
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Thanks Muffin! You think that build could possibly max out those games right?
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A quad core, 5770, and 4GB of RAM should max them out just fine.
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Hows this comp? You think it'll be able to max those games listed above?

Case ( Nzxt Guardian 921 Gaming Tower Case - Black )

Processor ( [=== Quad Core ===] Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q9400 (4x 2.66GHz/6MB L2 Cache/1333FSB) )

Motherboard ( Asus P5KPL-CM -- Intel G31 Chipset w/6-channels, Gb LAN, S-ATA 3Gb/s, USB 2.0, Single PCI-E MB )

Memory ( 4 GB [2 GB X2] DDR2-800 PC6400 Memory Module - Corsair-Value or Major Brand )

Video Card ( NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT - 1GB - Single Card )

Case Lighting ( Cold Cathode Neon Light - Green )

Power Supply ( 650 Watt -- Casegears ECO-Element 80 Plus Certificated High Efficiency Power Supply - SLI Ready )

Processor Cooling ( Certified CPU Fan and Heatsink )

Video Card Brand ( Major Brand Powered by ATI or NVIDIA )

Primary Hard Drive ( 500 GB HARD DRIVE -- 16M Cache, 7200 RPM, 3.0Gb/s - Single Drive )

Data Hard Drive ( None )

2nd Optical Drive ( None )

Optical Drive ( 22X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive - Black )

External Hard Drives [USB 2.0/eSATA] ( None )

Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )

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Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )

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