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Would this be a good system for current and future games


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Yes anything can be "able" to do anything its how good it does it that matters. Also you should wait till next year when prices get cheaper cause your justing wasting your money by buying these parts and then just upgrading again.

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Not really, The sims 2 doesn't have really high reuiqements.
AMD's new quads are backwards compatible with AM2.

Yes, that processor will get the job done, though some tasks on CS2 may take a little longer to complete.
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Edited by james_8970, 01 December 2007 - 11:04 PM.

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well i was thinking about buying this PC from Circuit City
http://www.circuitci...roductDetail.do
and in the middle of next year ill upgrade the mobo,cpu,and video card

But right when i get it im planning on getting a 600 watt Antec PSU and a SAPPHIRE 100218L Radeon HD 2600XT video card
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Thats actually a fair priced system. Why buy a system now just to basically replace everything in the middle of next year?

Get a x19x0 series card instead, they are cheaper then a 2600XT and perform about the same. If you want something better but don't want to break the bank I suggest looking at the HD3850.
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ok thanks
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Think I could sue HP for advertising the integrated graphics (GeForce 6150SE) as "great for more demanding games"?
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It wouldn't even go to court because of the following reasons:
1. There definition of a demanding game would likely greatly differ from our definition (mine would be Crysis).
2. To me, great means high settings, to HP it would mean running low settings and getting "playable" FPS.

Never believe in marketing hype. I still remember how AMD advertised their Athlon CPU's as the first 64bit processor, all lies, 64bit processors first came out in the early 1990's. Whatever will make a company money will make the share holders happy.....
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2. To me, great means high settings, to HP it would mean running low settings and getting "playable" FPS.

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It probably can't even do that, I had 6200 256Mb for my desktop and it couldn't handle Need For Speed let alone anything else.

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so when i get this system it comes with vista on the hard drive so when i change mobo later in life and reconect it will it be fully functional or will i have to do somthing for it to work
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You can try and just swap mobos in the hope that everything works, but most likely since your hardware ID has changed you will have to reinstall windows.

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but if i buy it from dell it should come with the reinstal disk right because the PC my family got came with a windows reinstal disk
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I bought a laptop last year and it didn't come with one :) you wanna call and confirm that it does or else your looking at spending at least another 100 dollars.

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