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Old 05-14-2007, 11:49 PM   #21 (permalink)
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well whats the max i can upgrade the proccesor? 1.4 ghz celoron?
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Old 05-14-2007, 11:58 PM   #22 (permalink)
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hey i practically live on halo pc, and here are some suggestions:

Halo pc requires a
733mhz cpu
256mb of ram
32mb of video
dx9b

ive run it smoothly (low settings on)

666mhz (lol)
128mb
32mb video
dx 9b

but to run smoothly you need a

1.4ghz
512mb
64mb video
latest dx

for 100 you can upgrade to a athlon xp 2200+, 512mb of ram, and a psu that can power it up. here is a list it costs about 150 total

MSI K8MM3-V Socket 754 VIA K8M800 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

AMD Sempron 64 3000+ Palermo 1.8GHz 128KB L2 Cache Socket 754 Processor

CORSAIR ValueSelect 512MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Desktop Memory

RAIDMAX RX-380K ATX12V 380W Power Supply 100 - 240 V TUV, UL, CSA, CE, FCC, CB

EVGA 128-A8-N292-LX GeForce 6200 LE 128MB 64-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X Low Profile Video Card
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Old 05-15-2007, 06:36 PM   #23 (permalink)
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pc is better.
Not the one this kid can afford.... $200? Please... Buy a console, get some friends, and save some money.

Post 1234... wooot. Not all pc are better than consoles. The 360 makes me feel like I wasted money on MY pc.
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Old 05-16-2007, 06:46 AM   #25 (permalink)
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You should get a Pentium III Tualatin core (higher is better).

And get the highest PCI graphics card you can find (not PCI-E!). Or an AGP 4x/8x card, if your board supports at least AGP 4x.
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yeah but consoles are out overpriced. think of how much more u can do besides game with a computer
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plus you can...err...umm.....

in no way do i reccomend to run these type programs, they may harm you or your computer (hah lol)

emulators?
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yeah but consoles are out overpriced. think of how much more u can do besides game with a computer
Then buy a cheap media PC... what like $300? He could keep his current one!

Then buy a console for $300 or w/e.

BAM pc and game console for $700... Half the price of a GAMER pc.
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Old 05-16-2007, 08:53 PM   #29 (permalink)
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An AM2 Sempron setup with 690G integrated graphics and a gig of ram setup can get him somewhere too, that'll be about $140
Newegg.com - AMD Sempron 64 3000+ Manila 1.6GHz 256KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor - Retail
Newegg.com - ECS AMD690GM-M2 Socket AM2 AMD 690G Micro ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
Newegg.com - SUPER TALENT 512MB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Desktop Memory - Retail
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psu? i doubt that the current one in his system has enough watts/amps to power a new system
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