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Old 05-21-2007, 01:58 AM   #1
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I have an emachines w3507..i know its not the fastest or meant for high end gaming..but who cares right? anyhoo i want to rig up the system to play age of conan, which means id want to go with a dx 10 card, a 8800 GTS to be percise, and a 550 watt power supply

Here is a link to the computers system specs: http://www.emachines.com/support/pro...es&model=W3507

heres a link for the kind of motherboard: http://www.intel.com/products/mother...ggc2/index.htm

heres a link for the graphics card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130038

and heres a link for the power supply: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817101021

so my big question is: will the 8800 GTS be bottlenecked with this system? i already have vista on it and 2 gigs of ram in it

any help would be useful, and thanks in advance
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no the 8800GTS will take off a lot of cpu time to other programs including games. MAYBEE you could upgrade to a Pentium D to make it run really smooth
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dude, you need more ram!! like wayy more :P

and your processor will be a huge bottleneck
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Not only that.

You need 2GB RAM DDRII-800! 533 is too slow!
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that celeron wont do you any favours what so ever.
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Old 05-21-2007, 10:37 AM   #6
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Oh wow, he has a Celeron X)

Celerons are based for working unit. You should have gotten a Pentium 4, Pentium D or a Core 2 Duo.
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i can upgrade the cpu, i just gotta find one that works with the machine
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Old 05-21-2007, 11:51 AM   #8
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Look for Socket 775. And you definately need faster and bigger RAM.
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Old 05-21-2007, 01:11 PM   #9
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so as long as it fits in a 775 socket it will work?
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umm basically, get a pentium D. core 2 duo probably wont work with your motherboard
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