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Old 09-14-2009, 05:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Buying a New Desktop

Gamer Xtreme 1000

I'm looking at that one. Now I don't know much about computers but this one was suggested to me. I would like to play World Of Warcraft on high settings. And while I'm playing WoW will I be able to listen to music and have Instant Messenger, along with FireFox open? How's the Video Card? CPU? Do I have enough RAM? Do I need a better power supply. Previous post upped the power supply to 650 Watts. All these numbers confuse me so if I could be enlightened that would help alot with my buying decision. Oh and one final question...can I trust cyberpowerpc.com? Thanks in Advance

Gamer Xtreme 1000 - $900
CASE: Apevia X-Cruiser 2 Mid-Tower Case w/ Side-Panel Window & MultiMeter Display (Black Color)
Neon Light Upgrade: NONE
Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans
POWER SUPPLY Upgrade: 650 Watts Power Supplies (Thermaltake W0307RU EVO_Blue Series w/ A-PFC)
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-750 2.66 GHz 8M L2 Cache LGA1156
Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: No Overclocking
COOLING FAN : Intel LGA1156 Certified CPU Fan & Heatsink
MOTHERBOARD: [CrossFireX] Asus P7P55D LE Intel P55 Chipset DDR3 LGA1156 ATX Mainboard w/ 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB2.0, SATA-II RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe X16, 2 PCIe X1 & 3 PCI
MEMORY: 4GB (2GBx2) PC1333 DDR3 PC3 10666 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
FREEBIES: None
VIDEO CARD: ATI Radeon HD 4850 PCI-E 16X 512MB Video Card (Major Brand Powered by ATI)
VIDEO CARD 2: None
VIDEO CARD 3: None
Free Game: None
MULTIPLE VIDEO CARD SETTINGS: Non-SLI/Non-CrossFireX Mode Supports Multiple Monitors
LCD Monitor: NONE
2nd Monitor: NONE
HARD DRIVE: Single Hard Drive (500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
Data Hard Drive: NONE
HARD DRIVE COOLING FAN : None
USB PORTABLE DRIVE: NONE
Optical Drive: LG 22X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Dual Layer Drive (BLACK COLOR)
Optical Drive 2: NONE
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
SPEAKERS: None
NETWORK: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
MODEM: NONE
Mega Notebbok/Netbook/Server Bundle: None
KEYBOARD: Xtreme Gear (Black Color) Multimedia/Internet USB Keyboard
MOUSE: XtremeGear Optical USB 3 Buttons Gaming Mouse
Extra Thermal Display : NONE
Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: PCI Wireless 802.11g 54Mbps Network Interface Card
Bluetooth: None
Flash Media Reader/Writer: None
VIDEO CAMERA: NONE
PRINTER: None
PRINTER CABLE: None
IEEE CARD: NONE
USB PORT: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
FLOPPY: NONE
OS: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium w/ Service Pack 1 (64-bit Edition)
Windows 7 Upgrade Coupon: (Free Upgrade coupon with purchasing of Vista Home Premium) Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)
FREEBIES: None
Media Center Remote Control & TV Tuner: None
SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY: 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PLUS LIFE-TIME TECHNICAL SUPPORT
RUSH SERVICE: NO; READY TO SHIP IN 5~10 BUSINESS DAYS
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Default Re: Buying a New Desktop

Yes you can trust CyberPowerPC. Have you considered building it yourself? You could save a little $ and get some higher quality parts.
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I would highly recommend building your own computer. I started off on these forums not knowing anything about building computers. I took the time to research some stuff and I asked a lot of questions. The people on here will help you all they can, trust me. It really isn't as hard as what you think. Just follow the instructions for all your stuff and you will be fine. I was in the same boat wanting to buy one from Ibuypower or CyberPower, but I talked myself into building my own. Look at my sig, it is possible man!
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