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Old 11-18-2005, 08:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Lost in the sauce. Need some advice

Hello to all,
I don't know too much about requirements for a gaming pc.
I was wondering if this computer is powerful enough to play demanding games. If not, can I play any type of game with this pc? Any advice given is greatly appreciated. Thanks guys. opiate

Processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 640 w/ HT Technology 3.2GHz 800MHz FSB 2MB
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition with Service Pack 2
Memory: 1GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz - 2 x 512MB
System Drive: High Performance - 80GB Serial ATA 7,200 RPM w/8MB Cache
Motherboard: Alienware® PCI Express Motherboard with Intel® 945 Chipset
Graphics Processor: 128MB PCI-Express x16 NVIDIA® GeForce™ 6600LE
Sound Card: Intel® High-Definition Audio (24-bit, 192Khz) with 7.1 surround sound

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Old 11-18-2005, 09:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The graphics card is week, but otherwise it ought to do pretty good.

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