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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by amd64skater, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. amd64skater

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    doesnt seem to bad for a cheapish prebuilt ,apart from the obvious onbaord gfx ,luckily tho it appears to have a pci- x16 slot available.

    altho tbh if u gonna spend that much on a prebuilt ,why not w8 a while and get something better ?
     
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    i just tried it it works
     
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    just wondering if this cheap rig will run vista ok
     
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    yeah it will
     
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    ok is the spec decent
     
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    Buy a pre-built that you can part from for your future DIY build.
     
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    no im not going to mess with my new prebuilt maybe just a card or somthing but nothing special
     
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    the spec is decent, but you would be better off building your own intel for that price... for a pre-built at that price tho, you cant do much better... its a nice comp. you could even OC a bit with clockgen... which would net you a decent gain.

    EDIT... with a nice videocard... (maybe like a 8800GT or a 3870) you will be able to run all the games at high(ish) settings ( i like my games at 50+ FPS, none of this 28FPS bullS*^).
     
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    Agree...

    use the money, and upgrade and swap the defective parts in your current rig.
     
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