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Old 10-15-2011, 12:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Is this a good buy?

Well, my main purpose is to game. I would like to play games like League of Legends, Tf2, and Minecraft all at max graphics settings very smoothly while recording using a program like Fraps. Also, if possible I would like to be able to play games like Modern Warfare 2 on about mid settings.
Will this computer do that for me? Keep in mind my budget is strictly 600 dollars, so without building a computer (an option I would prefer, but am in no means confident enough that I could actually make it work, as I've never done anything even remotely like it before), this is probably about the best I can do.

If you don't think this will get the job done, please feel free to suggest other computers under 600 dollars that could (if there is even such a thing)

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Old 10-15-2011, 01:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it looks alright to me but im no expert so i would wait for someone elses opinion. as for minecraft go to this website and you can put in your computers specs and it will tell you how well your pc will run it Minecraft System Requirements and Minecraft requirements for PC Games

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Old 10-17-2011, 07:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
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it doesnt seem terrible, but the power supply probably isnt the best.

the gpu will probably get you about 55 fps at 1680 x 1050 with settings at maximum and 4xAA and 16xAF on MW2
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