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Old 12-15-2009, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Buying a new computer, but not sure....

I was not sure where to post this, but as I noticed similar question... I thought it might be appropriate.
My Mother-In-Law, Wife, and I are wanting to buy my, Father-in-law a new computer. Something affordable but will still run a roleplaying game that he plays. And as I do not know much about computers, I thought to ask a forum:

Here is the specs of the computer
Dell Studio 15
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 (2.2GHz/800Mhz FSB/2MB cache
Windows 7 Home 64Bit
4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 at 800MHz
500GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM)
512 MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570

This is the specs of the computer (above) as I know the video card is an important part if a video game plays or not... so let me give you the recommended specs of the game:

Dark Age of Camelot
Preferred: Pentium4 2.4 GHz or AMD equivalent
1GB RAM
Compatable 3D acceleration card with 128MB Video Ram
DirectX 9.0 or later
Shader 2X or Greater support.

Thanks a bunch for whom helps. As I am a newb when it comes to computer.

Shane
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Default Re: Buying a new computer, but not sure....

that should work fine, windows 7 comes with direct x 11 so you won't have to worry about that. how old is his current computer/processor, it should run smoothly with the core2 duo --but i just want to check the age difference

hope i've helped

by the way, this should probably go under everything laptops
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the video card should do you fine..

how much are you paying for the system?
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Here is a short useful guide on buying a new PC

notes ...: New PC buying guide
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