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Old 11-19-2009, 10:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm returning back to computers after wasting a ton of money on a comp i built myself that never worked, and I don't really know whats what anymore. How long would this Newegg.com - iBUYPOWER Gamer Supreme 532D3 Phenom II X4 965(3.4GHz) 8GB DDR3 1TB ATI Radeon HD 5850 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit - Desktop PCs
last me for playing newer games on high/max settings with smooth FPS? I'm trying to save money, so if any upgrades could be reccomended that aren't too expensive that would be great.
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Old 11-20-2009, 06:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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it would probably last you a couple years. 8GB RAM is a waste, though. You'd probably be better off building your own.
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That should last you 2-3 years without needing to upgrade.
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^^ It should last a couple of years without upgrade but like Yamikotai said, you'll be better off if you build it on your own. For instance I would buy the AMD 955 and overclock it to 3.4GHz.
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i don't really trust myself enough to build a computer by myself... i'm only 15 and can't get a job anywhere so i'm just saving a ton of allowance... but thanks, 2-3 years sounds good to me
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Building a computer is easy, trust us; I was 15 when I built my first rig (17 now) and had no problems
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