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Old 08-21-2006, 02:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need help buying a new computer for gameing.

I am looking at getting the Dell XPS 400 desktop. I am mainly going to use it for Internet surfing and medium level gameing. Here it is:

Mainly I need to know what processor to choose and what video card to choose. I was originally going to go with the 256MB nVidia Geforce 7300LE TurboCache card but someone said that one was obsolete and I should go with the 256MB nVidia GeForce 7900 GS.

But the 7900 is $200 more. Is it worth the extra money? Also what is the difference between the two cards? And does anyone know the manufacturer of the card's web site so I can contact them?

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Old 08-21-2006, 02:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would go with the Pentium D 930 and the 7900. IT'S WORTH IT!!

both cards are Nvidia models, but as for the makers of the cards you would probably have to contact Dell to find that out.


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Old 08-21-2006, 03:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok well I went with the XPS 400 with the 256MB nVidia GeForce 7900 GSvideo card. I hope this will be good enough for gameing. For $1,150 it better be...
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Old 08-21-2006, 03:14 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You should know that Dell is despised here at TF, you could build a way better computer with that $1,150.


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Old 08-21-2006, 06:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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My thoughts exactly.

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Old 08-23-2006, 07:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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i HATE store bought computers
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Old 08-23-2006, 08:31 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Trotter
My thoughts exactly.

SOMETIMES they offer good stuff if you pick the right components, and you dont/know how to build it yourself

but I would definitely think about building one

some old out dated P.O.S.
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