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Old 06-22-2006, 01:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question ive seen a pc i might buy, but i was wondering if it would be ok for what i want?

hi, im thinking of buying this pc mostly for gaming, but im not a serious gamer i would just like to play most games ok or fine
these are the specs

Intel Pentium 4 940 Processor

3.2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 2MB Cache

2048MB DDR RAM

300GB Hard Disk Drive

Dual Layer DVD ReWriter Drive

128MB ATI X1300 Graphics

Built-in TV Tuner + Remote Control

Wireless Keyboard + Mouse

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center

20" Philips Flat Panel Monitor

or, theres this pc, that stretches my $$$ limit abit
Intel Pentium D 940 Processor

2 x 3.2GHz, 800MHz FSB

2048MB DDR2 RAM

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

thanks in advance!!

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Second one. If you need to, down grade the hdd if you don't need all that space and to a 256card.
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What's your budget?
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Second one seeing that the X1300 sucks
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my budget is £1,000 or $1,800
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If you are in the UK, do not mention dollars as people will go to newegg and go "LOOK!!!11111111!! at what you can get!!!


Look at what you can get for your money here: http://3xs.scan.co.uk/ShowSystem.asp?SystemID=469


For just over £100 more: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...l_Systems.html
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"Ultima SLi 7900 GT" AMD Athlon X2 3800 Dual Core DDR System (FS-005-OK) from http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...l_Systems.html

Go with that tbfh! 2x7900GT`s! Blimey..and 2GB XMS and an X23800. Very nice

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Am I right in saying a 7950 is better than 2x 7900gt's?
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