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Old 02-04-2006, 09:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What would i need to run decent games......

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I dont really want to game on my pc as i dont play games much anymore and if i do im content with my ps2, but was just wondering if i did wanna play decent games on my pc what would i need?

I know id certainly need a decent graphics card and some more RAM, maybe another 512DDR?

My processor would cope fine wouldnt it?

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Old 02-04-2006, 10:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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celerons aren't the best for gaming, but you said you won't be playing the best games, so we can work with it. yes, i would add another 512mb of ram.

for graphics card, that depends whether your motherboard accepts AGP or PCI-E.... either way, a 6600gt (less than $150) or a 6800gs (less than $200) would probably be a pretty good choice....

Is your processor a Celeron D? if so, does your motherboard have any overclocking options....because those processors tend to OC very well and it might be worth looking into to get more out of your CPU.

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