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Old 12-24-2005, 05:44 PM   #1
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My dad just got a new computer i was thinking of doing gaming on his computer because it is faster than the one I have what do you guys think??

P4 2.66GHZ
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Old 12-24-2005, 05:47 PM   #2
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it might seem faster, but in games ur vdeo card willcarry you, way better than an integrated graphics controller or sumthing.
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Old 12-24-2005, 05:52 PM   #3
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well how do you know if your video card is integrated or not??
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take a look inside.
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There will be a card in either a AGP slot, PCI slot, or PCI-E slot. YOu'll definetly be ab;e to tell if you have one of not.
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Old 12-24-2005, 07:31 PM   #6
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no its not in an agp or pci slot, the monitor is just connected to a thing on the mobo
the name in display properties is
VIA/S3G UniChrome Pro IGP
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Yeah its integrated
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Old 12-24-2005, 07:37 PM   #8
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but is gaming still ok even if the video is integrated?
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For some games, not today's more demanding games though
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but is gaming still ok even if the video is integrated?

My friend has a P4 3GHz, 512MB ram, and an 80G hard drive, and he couldn't even play counter-strike 1.6, which has the graphics of an N64 game.
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