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Old 03-08-2010, 09:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Here are my Specs:
CyberpowerPC
Gamer Ultra 2039

Processor AMD Athlon II X4 630(2.8GHz)
Processor Main Features 64 bit Quad-Core Processor
Cache Per Processor 2MB L2 Cache
Memory 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333
Hard Drive 500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 7200RPM HDD
Optical Drive 1 24X DVD±R/±RW Dual Layer Drive
Graphics ATI Radeon HD 5670 512MB PCI Express Video Card
Audio Sound card - Integrated
Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps
Power Supply 500W
Keyboard Xtreme Gear USB Keyboard
Mouse Xtreme Gear USB Mouse
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
Special Features Raidmax/Sigma LaVie Gaming Case
Motherboard
Chipset AMD 780L
CPU
CPU Type Athlon II X4
Installed Qty 1
CPU Speed 630(2.8GHz)
L2 Cache Per CPU 2MB
CPU Socket Type AM3
CPU Main Features 64 bit Quad-Core Processor
Graphics
GPU/VPU Type ATI Radeon HD 5670
Graphics Interface PCI Express 2.0 x16
Memory
Memory Capacity 4GB DDR3
Memory Speed DDR3 1333
Form Factor DIMM 240-pin
Memory Spec 2GB x 2
Memory Slot (Total) 2
Memory Slot (Available) 0
Hard Drive
HDD Capacity 500GB
HDD Interface SATA II
HDD RPM 7200rpm
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD±RW
Optical Drive Spec 24X DVD±R/±RW Dual Layer Drive
Audio
Audio Chipset Integrated
Communications
LAN Chipset Integrated
LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
Front Panel Ports
Front USB 2
Back Panel Ports
PS/2 2
Rear USB 4
RJ45 1 port
Expansion
PCI Slots (Available/Total) 1 x PCI-Express x16
1 x PCI-Express x1
2 x PCI

Will this computer be able to play games like Empire Total War and Call Of Duty?
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Yes. It can handle those two games.
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Yes. It can handle those two games.
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Old 03-17-2010, 11:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hey, I'm looking at the same system, only seeing two issues with it. One, no wireless, but that's fine I'll just buy a wireless card. Two, it looks like it can only hold up to 4GB of ddr3? How much of a problem will that be...i.e. how harshly will that affect performance vs. all the other systems out there right now offering 6gb and 8gb?
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Hey, I'm looking at the same system, only seeing two issues with it. One, no wireless, but that's fine I'll just buy a wireless card. Two, it looks like it can only hold up to 4GB of ddr3? How much of a problem will that be...i.e. how harshly will that affect performance vs. all the other systems out there right now offering 6gb and 8gb?
Even my friends who are renderers, graphics artists, engineers, designers, etc... Never use more than 4Gb of RAM.
In reality, there aren't many people in the world who actually need/use more than 4Gb
There's only a small number that use more than 2Gb regularly tbqh

Having more RAM doesn't necessarily mean better performance, in fact, in some cases, extra RAM can slow you down.
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Old 03-20-2010, 11:31 PM   #6 (permalink)
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How do you compare that computer to this one?

Brand CyberpowerPC
Model Gamer Xtreme 1060
Recommended Usage Gaming
Processor Intel Core i3 530(2.93GHz)
Processor Main Features 64 bit Dual Core Processor
Memory 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333
Hard Drive 500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 7200RPM HDD
Optical Drive 1 24X DVD±R/±RW Dual Layer Drive
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT 1GB PCI-Express Graphics Card
Audio Sound card - Integrated
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
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Mouse Xtreme Gear USB Mouse
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
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Gamer Xtreme 1060 maybe 5% better in gaming, but no dx11
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Thanks for the reply was just asking because my father bought that computer and I used it and it's incredible!
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All the computers mentioned are decent, but they have lower to mid range graphics cards in them. I don't know about an i3 unless money was a major issue, but the 630 is a great gaming CPU.

4GB is good enough for most everything, but a modern mobo that can only handle up to 4GB? My mobo (several years old) can handle 4GB, and those that came out the next year could handle 8 and 16. So to only be able to handle 4... no way I would have it.

Ant of them, if they were paired with a upper end GFX card (like a GTX 260 or a 5850/5870) would be something else entirely. Well, the i3 may be a bottleneck with a good GPU.
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WHAT THE **** HAPPENED TO RAM PRICES?!!

Since when did RAM Prices get SO JACKED UP?
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