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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by sphinxster, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. sphinxster New Member

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    Hey all... did post a thread sometime bk abt set up for a new pc and would like to get uer opinions one last time before i get the PC. Just want to know does the set up has to be good for one to be able to play Call Of Duty SMOOTHLY? Hope u can recommend some good Graphics Cards... M looking at getting a Core 2 Duo E8400 as most of the guys mentioned tht Core 2 Quad is not a necessity. 4 gig ram... Does the motherboard make a difference for gaming? Thanks guys for uer time....

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    Anything above a 8800GTS 320mb can play cod4 smoothly 1680x1050 max settings so I would go with a 4870 if I was you and the mobo is important if you plan to go crossfire and sli.
     
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    4850 - probably the best bang for buck card out there.
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    +1 on that :p but then again I would pay extra for the 4870 just to help ati out.
     
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    I would too - and it does do a good job at doing what you want it to.


    To the OP - what is your budget?
     
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    and where do you live UK, US, EU, RoTW?
     
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    M over at Malaysia..... the budget tht i am looking at is abt 1000Usd after conversion, give and tk.. No monitor as my samsung 17" is still doin good.. M thinking of sticking with Win XP... toughts? Wht abt the chip set?

    Looking at the list i have frm the shop, they do not have a 4870 yet... they have the Sapphire HD4850....

    I was recommended to uer this board with the Core 2 Quad Q9300 ....
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128334R

    Tq
     
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