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Old 12-27-2005, 03:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi everyone.

I have just bought a budget pc, it is the Acer aspire E360 and has the following specs:

AMD athlon 64 3200+ FSB1000MHz 512kb L2
RAM: DDR 512MB*2
HDD: 200gb/7200rpm(sata)
Graphics: nvidia G6200LE 256mb

Is this going to be up to spec to play the latest games with good graphics? what areas in the above are weak and what are strong?

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Old 12-27-2005, 03:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The CPU, RAM and HDD are good but your graphics are junk. How much would you spend for an upgrade?
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Old 12-27-2005, 03:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I am not sure if i will be getting an xbox360 or not in the near future, but presuming i dont, then around $250
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Old 12-27-2005, 03:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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out of interest, the AMD athlon 64 3200+ is this ok? compared to an intel what would it be?
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I would personally get an x800 GT02 because they can be overclocked and unlocked to x800 xt speeds. I calculated $250 to be £144, and thata what i could find. Do you have pci-e or agp?
Or you could get a 6600gt. Personally i would save and get a 6800GS on pci-e or an x800xl on agp.

The 3200 is good and compares to (and beats) a pentium 3.2gh
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Do i have agp? i am not sure what that means but i will try and find out for you, i presume it is the slot or something?

this x800, how much is it in english pounds?
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I have agp. I just perchased a x800xl today for £178.
The x800gto2 is like £150 on ebuyer.co.uk
Check out overclockers.co.uk then graphics cards, then ati, then agp, mine is the HIS X800XL one.
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