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Old 12-26-2012, 07:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Is this computer worth buying?

So I've been looking at getting a gaming computer for a while now, and the other day I came across this.

Arbico AMD 4260 HD - ATI Custom Built Power PC - Cheap Gaming PC | Cheap Gaming Computer

I was just wondering what sort of games this could play on low-medium settings (Far Cry 3, Battlfield 3 etc.)

I also found this PC: Arbico Athlon N452 Next Day - Custom Built Computer - Next Day Deliver Computers

Which, to me, looked very similar to the first one for 90 less. Then again, I know nothing about computers.

But yeah, help with what to buy would be highly apreciated!
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Old 12-26-2012, 02:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1st one can run the games you mentioned.
2nd one is bad, because it does not have a dedicated video card. a dedicated video card is essential for gaming at this time.
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Old 12-26-2012, 04:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The 1st one is the better one due to the fact that it has a dedicated card. Honestly though, they are both pretty craptacular.
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Old 12-26-2012, 05:49 PM   #4 (permalink)
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It's like PP Mguire says: the first one is better than the second one, but don't expect to play those games at a decent FPS... Not even on lowest settings...
If gaming (even on low settings) is what you want, I think you need to save more money. You'll probably be disappointed when you buy one of these.
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