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Making my friend a small CS:S rig.

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by B1gg3stN00b, Nov 27, 2007.

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    B1gg3stN00b New Member

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    I have a configuration similar to this, but in a full tower with a regular ATX mobo and a bigger (but not really needed) PSU.

    Does this look like a good rig for running CS:S and similar games for the price?
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    Definately enough.
    Hell, one of my mates was running CS:S on a 9200SE (Shit Edition as I quiped many a time) and a Celeron 2GHz, with 512MB of RAM. Ran fairly well, when ATi drivers didn't cause a BSoD, that is.
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    The minimum FPS I've gotten on my machine was 100 something on CS:S with that videocard (crazy stock clock speeds and great image quality), RAM, and slightly more powerful processor.

    I just realized I left out a harddrive ROFL.
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    if ur on low budget a slower cpu is ok for css. my friend plays it on sempron3000+.
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    I found a 160gb Maxtor HDD 7200RPM for use, these are fine, I'm sure.

    But damn is that a good deal or what?
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    You didn't mention price :p

    HDDs are going way way down in price, so you might recommend a 250GB one, they're not much more. In fact, I've started seeing some surplus of 250Gigs in the UK, to the point that they're cheaper than certain 200Gig models. And the 200Gig HDDs aren't much more than a 160Gig.
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    you can get a 320 gb seagate 7200.10 for $80... i may buy another and do tri-raid :)

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