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RockyIV

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Hey, Thanks In Advance :tazz:
Im thinking of buying a new computer so can someone please tell me if this computer is good, for its price:
Desktop Computer with:
Windows XP Home
1 Gigabyte Ram
200 gigs of hard-drive
Flat Screen 17' Monitor
DVD Burner
3.2 Gigahertz Processor
Pentium 4
Speakers, Keyboard and Mouse
For $1500 Australian Dollars?
Is That any Good?
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UndeadInsanity

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Not bad for ~£650.

What will you be using this PC for?
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That's a pretty good pc man, for the price as well. :tazz:
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Thanks for replies! :tazz:
Im mainly going to use it for games like Sim 2, Need for speed Undergroound 2 and so on.
So you think I should buy it?

Edited by RockyIV, 17 July 2005 - 05:30 PM.

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If you're going to play games on it, what graphics card does it have?
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Well, Im not really sure about that but I'll find it out today, because i might go there again! Where is the place where it says what graphic card you got?
Is it in Control Panel or what?
Regards RockyIV
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But it has no floppy drive and CD drive other that the burner!
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Hey Guys, I got new Information. Whats better?
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1)Desktop Computer:
1GB Ram
200GB HDD
3.2 GHz Intel Pentium 4 Processor
DVD Burner/CD Rom/Floppy Drive
SubWoofer & Speakers
256MB Video Card
17''Flat Screen CRT Monitor
Microsoft Home SP2
Microsoft Office 2003
3 Warranty
Price:AUD$1665

Im buying this computer from Infinity Computers, Website:www.infinitycomputers.com.au

2)Desktop Computer:
Intel Pentium 4 540J 3.2 GHz LGA775 HyperThreading Processor
Gigabyte GA-8S648FX LGA775 w/Snd,SATA,LAN,USB2.0
Two 512MB Lemel PC-3200 DDR RAM
Liteon 16x IDE DVD Rom Drive w/Power DVD
Lite-on SOHW-1693S 16x Dual Layer DVD=/-RW Drive w/Nero
200GB WD ATA100 IDE Hard Drive 7200 RPM 8MB Cache
Gigabyte Raedon 9550 256MB 8x AGP w/ 400W PSU, Side USB, Air duct
Philips 17'' 107S61 Flat Screen CRT Monitor
Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2 OEM
Microsoft Multimedia KeyBoard and Opitical Mouse PS/2 OEM
800W SUb Woofer 3D Surround Speakers
Warranty Not sure
Price:AUD$1200
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If you are wanting to play the latest games then neither of those really hit the mark.

The first one says a 256Mb GFX card, but you would need to know make and model.

THe second one has

Gigabyte Raedon 9550 256MB 8x AGP


Which is ok but not up to scratch for latest games, for example this would not play Battlefield 2 and not sure it would play Need For speed Underground 2 very well either.

However the machines themselves are fairly cheap, so it would be worth getting them, then investing in a top of the line GFX card.

[SORRY FOR DOUBLE POST, BUT IT DOESNT APPEAR AS THOUGH I CAN DELETE ANY OF THEM]

Edited by The_KiD, 18 July 2005 - 05:37 AM.

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If you are wanting to play the latest games then neither of those really hit the mark.

The first one says a 256Mb GFX card, but you would need to know make and model.

THe second one has

Gigabyte Raedon 9550 256MB 8x AGP


Which is ok but not up to scratch for latest games, for example this would not play Battlefield 2 and not sure it would play Need For speed Underground 2 very well either.

However the machines themselves are fairly cheap, so it would be worth getting them, then investing in a top of the line GFX card.

I would go for the 2nd one, you are getting more bang for your buck with that.
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I'll need to know what graphics card the first one has to be able to come to a conclusion.

The Infinity Computers webpage isn't working for me either.
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I would go for #2 nor just because of the price but also the processor type. Fast and new and a 800mhz FSB.
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WOW! Thanks for the quick replies! :tazz:
The first one has got 256MB Raedon AGP RX9550 Graphic Card.
Try www.infinitycomputers.com
Well through your advise I will ask for a upgrade, can you tell me some information on the graphic that can play alomost any game?
Regards RockyIV

Edited by RockyIV, 18 July 2005 - 05:49 AM.

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at the moment, I would say the ATI Radeon 9800 Pro is standard and will play most games if not all.

However it is by no means top of the range any more, but it is a decent card and you should be able to get one for a decent price.

Make sure it is the Pro version and also if you can get the XT model with 256Mb of memory then your laughing!
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Thanks Guys, :tazz:
I'll make sure its a ATI Radeon 9800 Pro and itz XT Model!
As The Kid said, I'll be able to play most of the games;I want my computer to support Battlefield Vietnam 2, If this graphic card cant do that I might as well go for a better Graphic card?Then I'll have to upgrade my motherboard..right?
So what do you think?Leave this or upgrade.If I should upgrade, Plz post the information on the graphic card and the motherboard!
Thanks
Rocky
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