Buying a new PC - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-01-2006, 06:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 14
Default Buying a new PC

Hi guys, I was just wondering if this PC is any good for playing the latest games, say atleast half life 2 on full or games like that
i dont know much about PC's.
Here are the Specs
Future Thanks!

Intel Pentium D 940 Processor

2 x 3.2GHz, 800MHz FSB


360GB Hard Disk Drive

300GB Removable Personal Media Drive

Multi Format Dual Layer DVD RW Drive

512MB nVidia 7600GS Graphics

Built-in TV Tuner + Remote Control

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center

19" Xerox TFT Flat Panel Monitor

dogeatdog is offline  
Old 08-01-2006, 06:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 196

First, what is your budget for a new PC?

I suggest getting yourself Intel Core 2 Duo if you have a nice budget ^_^

AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Venice
MSI K8N Neo4-F
Palit Geforce 6200TC 256Mb
2x512Mb SS Corsair Value Select
160Gb Seagate SATA
0tz is offline  
Old 08-01-2006, 07:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 14

well this PC costs £1,300 but my budget is around £2,000
dogeatdog is offline  
Old 08-01-2006, 07:04 AM   #4 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Ridlyn's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,920

You can get a very very nice pc for that budget. Do you want a pre-built or are you looking into building it yourself.
Originally Posted by Sylus View Post
Could have been worse, you could have been raped by a clown.
Ridlyn is offline  
Old 08-01-2006, 07:08 AM   #5 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 14

pre-Built... people keep saying build my own, but im not into that.
dogeatdog is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:14 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.