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Old 01-06-2007, 11:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My new pc is in my signature.

Its on order from newegg and Will be here tuesday.

I only had 400 dollars.

How would you guys say I did?

I was leaning towards being able to play Fear and CS source.

I think It'll do
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Old 01-06-2007, 11:52 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It'll do. 7600GS is nothing amazing, but I would say you did fine for a $400 budget, beats all those suckers out there buying a Dell for $400.
Plus you can always upgrade the vid card when everything else starts to drop due to DX10 cards being released.
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Im upgrading to Coreduo or Dual Core AMD next Christmas and Ill probably buy a video card too
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looks like a good deal to me. it should run css fine, and run fear not too shabby.
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We have similar systems, except for the graphic card. I have the GT version. But you can overclock it to GT speeds. I can play CSS maxed out on settings, so you should be able to also.
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i think that rig is pretty awesome for 400.
the 3700 is a good cpu and you should be in good shape.
which motherboard did you order? the biostar or the foxconn?
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Its a good system, but CS:S and FEAR are on other sides of the spectrum, in more than just graphics, though that's a huge deal. While CS:S barely qualifies as a game, FEAR is probably one of the landmark FPS shooters. CS:S takes next to nothing to run smoothly, my friend plays it (extremely well) on a Radeon 9800Pro, and another uses a Radeon 9250SE. FEAR, on the other hand, gives cards like a 7900GT a run for its money. On a 7600GS, which is not significantly better than a 6600GT, don't expect to run FEAR well on good graphics, but it will run.

But that's probably the best system possible for $400. Beats my old $900 system that I bought in Q3 '05.
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Thanks all.

It'll be here on Tuesday or Wednesday.

I'll post results.

This is ganna be a huge **** jump coming from a 1.1Ghz AMD XP processor and a Radeon 9600 SE with 512MB of SD Ram LMFAO
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1.1ghz. lol : wow
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ive got 1.4ghz and moving to a E6600 so I'm hoping for a significant improvement 2

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