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I'm planning to buy a new desktop that will allow me to play games in maximum settings without lagging. Problem is, there's not much I know about building one so I'll be happy to settle with pre-built ones. I'd like the community's opinion about it.

Here's the site... Acer Aspire M3985 The price is around $950

Specifications if you're lazy :P
Microprocessor: Intel Core i5-3450 3rd generation IVY Bridge Quad Core (3.1 up to 3.5 GHz, 6MB L2 Cache)

Chipset: Intel B75 Express Chipset

Cache: 6MB Transfer Cache

Memory: 4GB DDR3

Memory Speed: 1333MHz

Audio: embedded high definition 7.1 channel audio support

Hard Drive: 1TB (1,000GB) SATA 7200rpm HDD

Optical Drive: 16X DVD-RW Super Multi Drive Technology

Video Graphics: nVidia® Geforce GT620 HD Graphics, nVidia® Geforce Video HD Technology

Video Memory: Dedicated 2GB HD video memory system, decoding, De-interlacing, sharpness detail, noise reduction, Microsoft® DirectX® 11 support

Communication: None

Networking: Integrated Gigabit BaseT network interface (Broadband Ready)

Media Drive: Multi in 1 Card Reader

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Basic Licensed

I/O Ports Front:• Two USB 3.0 ports• Two USB 2.0 ports• Headphone and microphone line-out jack Back: Four USB 2.0 ports• Two USB 2.0 ports• Ethernet (RJ-45) port• Ethernet (RJ-45) port• D-sub VGA port• HDMI® port

Display Screen: 20" Acer S202HLVdb Glossy Wide LED Monitor

Keyboard: USB Keyboard

What's more is that I don't understand these "dedicated" video memory system that they have. I'd really appreciate your replies :happy:

Edited by Hush, 28 January 2013 - 12:29 PM.

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Hello and welcome..

Personally i see this only as a mid range gaming PC...If you want a high end gaming system it will cost more...Do you have a budget?

Edited by Veeg, 28 January 2013 - 01:16 PM.

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Hi and thank you Veeg!

Unfortunately, my budget is around $1000 only. :(
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Gday.
Please consider this build, > http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zOKX NB, State taxes may apply.
Could be tweaked a little depending on,
The OS you are using, Boxed retail or OEM?
Being able to use HDD or Optical drive from another computer?
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Gday.
Please consider this build, > http://pcpartpicker.com/p/zOKX NB, State taxes may apply.
Could be tweaked a little depending on,
The OS you are using, Boxed retail or OEM?
Being able to use HDD or Optical drive from another computer?



This build would be a definite option,and is a lot better than that off the shelf PC..
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If there is something else you think you need or want, you can also consider switching to an AMD based similar system and save a little more, since I noticed you had a monitor listed in there as well. This custom build is definitely better than the other one you were looking at.

Edited by fyrfyter33, 30 January 2013 - 01:28 PM.

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