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pc spce any good?


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forzaschumi

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Hello, my pc has just died and i'm looking for a new one. Thing is there are so many i'm unsure as what to get.

Old pc was Dell dimension 2400, intel pentium 4, 3.06ghz, 1024ram.

I was looking at Dell Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E8200 processor (2.66GHz, 1333MHz, 6MB cache 4096 ram.

IS this a good replacement?

Thanks so much in advance.
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happyrock

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yep...
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If you are interested in gaming you will also want to look at what kind of video card the computer has.
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It comes with 128MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8300GS Turbocache graphics card

What i use most are Intenet/email, Fireworks, Office so nothing too draining.
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found this...

It seems with both nvidia and ATI's numbering history, any card below the x6xx series from any generation is not a good gaming card. The number in the 100's place is the key, and any card with a number lower than 6 should be avoided.

I.E. the nvidia 6600gt, the 5900Ultra and 7800gt would be good cards
the 6200, the 8300 and the 7300 would be crap.

For ATI, x1600xt, the x850pt, x2900xt would be good, the x1300, x300 and x2400 would be crap.

It's pretty much that simple.



if you ever decide to upgrade the card here...sells for $80.00 after rebate
MSI NX8600GTS-T2D256E-OC GeForce 8600GTS 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Free Witcher PC game w/ purchase

Edited by happyrck, 19 March 2008 - 06:14 PM.

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Ehh, if I would have seen that a week ago I would have got it. I payed $50 for The Witcher by itself. Wouldn't have hurt to have an extra video card around.
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