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Old 12-31-2009, 03:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ok heres the deal im new to the whole pc gaming thing so i have built myself a pc these are the specs
cpu intel core 2 duo 3.6ghz
4g ddr2 ram
1g gt220 graphics card
running 32 bit vista

yet i am still having trouble with some games i have since read that the gt220 is a ****house graphics card however the cpu came from a burnt out motherboard could that have damaged the cpu? or is this just not a good enough system to run newish games (fallout 3, dragon age, divinity 2 ect..)
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The GT220 is not a powerhouse, it's meant for media centres and light games (i.e. not the three you mentioned).
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ahh cheers mate
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Check this thread to see how different graphics cards stack up. Since Nvidia keeps renaming their GPU chips every other month you may have to ask if you don't see what you are looking for, though.
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Yes, A new graphics card and you should be fine for those games.
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