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Old 12-14-2009, 06:50 PM   #1
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Default which is better?

what is better for turning modern games like crysis and modern warfare 2 all the way up?
dell: studio:
-Intel® Core™ 2 Quad Q8300(4MB L2, 2.5GHz, 1333FSB)
-2GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz- 2DIMMs
-nVidia GeForce GTS 240 1024MB
hp: Pavilion p6270z
-AMD Athlon(TM) X4 620 quad-core processor [2.6GHz, 2MB L2, up to 4000MT/s bus]
-4GB DDR3-1066MHz SDRAM [2 DIMMs]
-1.5GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 230

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Old 12-14-2009, 07:33 PM   #2
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the core 2 quad would probably be the best option for crysis and modern warfare 2, but the video cards are pretty weak no matter what

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Old 12-15-2009, 02:26 AM   #3
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i would say, a core 2 quad, I7 processor, or a Phenom II 940 + for a proc

and anything faster then a GTX 275 or ATi's 4890
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Old 12-15-2009, 02:27 AM   #4
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the dell studio is more resonable. BUT, you would possibly want to upgrade the GPu in the near future.
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Old 12-16-2009, 12:37 AM   #5
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The HP would be the better of the two. They are pretty close till you notice that the HP has twice the ram at a higher frequency and it's DDR3.
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