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Novatech Announces Core i5 Based Elite Gaming Desktops

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Novatech Ltd, UK’s leading PC and laptop manufacturer announced today the latest addition to their Elite range of PCs. Featuring the new Intel Core i5 750 2.66GHz processor and two NVIDIA graphics cards, the Novatech Elite Pro boasts incredible performance and a truly immersive gaming experience from just £999.

“The i5 offers superb performance for the price, with plenty of head room for overclocking” explained Kriss Pomroy, Commercial Director, Novatech Ltd, “however it’s the Elite Pro’s perfect balance of components and peripherals that makes this system so special.”

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they dont mention screen size or resolution.

maybe its just me, but i feel that 896MB is a bit low if its a 1080P screen?
 

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4GB of DDR2 memory?
ya it should be the 1792mb version of 275. kinda low nowadays.
 

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wow 9800GT 1GB dedicated physx.....

more memory than the main card....

waaaaaaayyy overpowered for physx.....

ahh well.
 

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wow 9800GT 1GB dedicated physx.....

more memory than the main card....

waaaaaaayyy overpowered for physx.....

ahh well.
and completely useless - dont the GT200 cards have dedicated physx hardware anyway?
 

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and completely useless - dont the GT200 cards have dedicated physx hardware anyway?
that's what i keep hearing :rolleyes:

EDIT: a 9500GT would be perfect *if* you needed one.
 
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they dont mention screen size or resolution.

maybe its just me, but i feel that 896MB is a bit low if its a 1080P screen?
Monitor not included so it doesn't matter
 

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they dont mention screen size or resolution.

maybe its just me, but i feel that 896MB is a bit low if its a 1080P screen?

fooled by the marketeers you are ;)
Many benchmarks show that a lot of memory does not help at all (well except for playing GTA 4 of course).

Hell people say like "o well the 17**mb cards are unneeded, well maybe if you play on 2560x1600", benchmarks show it makes not difference at all.
 

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fooled by the marketeers you are ;)
Many benchmarks show that a lot of memory does not help at all (well except for playing GTA 4 of course).

Hell people say like "o well the 17**mb cards are unneeded, well maybe if you play on 2560x1600", benchmarks show it makes not difference at all.
in SOME games it makes no difference. in others it does.

This is a brand spanking new i5 system that a consumer would expect to last several years - you'd expect the higher end variant of the video card in such a system.
 

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I wonder how the i5 fairs against a heavily overclocked Q9550
 

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who on earth is going to buy a lynnfield for gaming?
lynfield is crippled because only has 2x8 pcie express electrical.
1000 pounds? wasn't lynnfield supposed to be affordable?

just my two cents.
 
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who on earth is going to buy a lynnfield for gaming?
lynfield is crippled because only has 2x8 pcie express electrical.
1000 pounds? wasn't lynnfield supposed to be affordable?

just my two cents.
Not everyone wants a crossfire/sli setup, making the 2x8 pcie situation a moot point. Further, only the 4870x2 and beyond begin to push the boundary of the 8x pcie 2.0 slot.

Finally, this is a prebuilt gaming machine, so you are going to pay out the nose for that. Look on Newegg at prices. I can build my own i5 / 275 GTX machine for much less than 1k Pounds (granted I'd be using $).

Although personally, if you use your computer for nothing but gaming and basic tasks (as I do), I see no reason not to go with a Phenom II setup instead. Intel's Nehalem/Lynnfield have its advantages, but not in gaming (at 1680x1050 or above) with todays GPUs.
 
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So that screen wont be 2233RZ... (120Hz) Those aren't shutter classes.. I've seen those a few times before and those few also mentioned arkham asylum..