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Old 09-27-2005, 07:17 PM   #1
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Question Can this comp play New games?

I currently am thinking about upgrading my old emachines

And these are its future specs:
1 gig ram
p4s533-X motherboard
XFX Geforce 6800 128MB 256-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card
40 gig harddrive(i dont care)
2.6ghz celeron cpu( THis processor obviously isnt for gaming so i plan to upgrade to a 3.0ghz p4)

With those specs, including the 3.0ghz p4, unless you think the celeron 2.6ghz can handle gaming, can someone please tell me ideas, and if it can play these games?
-Battlefield 2
-Half life 2
-Call of Duty 2
-Doom 3

and such on newer games on medium to high settings
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Old 09-27-2005, 07:35 PM   #2
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Not really... your mobo and CPU is laggish

If you'd use these:

ASUS P4C800-E OR P4P800-SE and a P4 3GHz CPU, you'll be OK

your other one supports a 533MHZ FSB while this one is an 800MHZ so does the P4 CPU.

a 40GB?!? Well, if you want, try at least a 80GB or for more speed, a 74GB 10,000RPM...or if the budget gives it, try a 100GB 15,000RPM
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Old 09-27-2005, 07:42 PM   #3
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if youre gonna upgrade the mobo and cpu, go amd youre games WILL run better, and itll be cheaper
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Old 09-27-2005, 08:44 PM   #4
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I would say get this motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157081

ad this processor:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535
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Old 09-27-2005, 09:08 PM   #5
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dude! Don't go with ASRock! These mobos suck for gaming and they fry easily! Go at least with ASUS
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well that was the only mobo I saw that had both AGP and PCI-e so that way he could upgrade to pci-e later without having to buy a new motherboard
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Abit all the way, yea dont get intel. Get an athlon 64 3000+ or better.
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Old 09-27-2005, 09:23 PM   #8
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1 gig ram
p4s533-X motherboard
XFX Geforce 6800 128MB 256-bit DDR AGP 4X/8X Video Card
40 gig harddrive(i dont care)
3.0ghz p4

ok final specs, someone please tell me it can play battlefield 2 on medium with decent framerate
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Old 09-27-2005, 09:59 PM   #9
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Upgrade mobo

ASUS P4C800-E OR P4P800-SE...

Leave these older mobo's alone and it won't handle the CPU as supposed to handle
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I just noticed your name dingchavez65, did you get it from Rainbow Six 3?
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