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Old 07-29-2009, 09:22 PM   #1
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Would this computer be decent for gaming? I know I'd probably have to update the graphics card, but other that that, would it?

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Old 07-29-2009, 09:35 PM   #2
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ya, it should be a good gaming computer
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Old 07-29-2009, 09:36 PM   #3
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thats more of a multi-media type computer. But itll be decent for gaming but I wouldn't use it for that imo
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Old 07-29-2009, 09:37 PM   #4
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What kind of games are you looking to run?

The video card will need to be upgraded obviously.. but the CPU is decent and with 6GB of RAM, you should be okay.
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As it sits, no it will not be good for gaming. The integrated NVIDIA GeForce G100 pretty much equivalent to an 8400 GS.

With a nice video card and power supply upgrade, it could be a decent gamer.
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Old 07-29-2009, 10:57 PM   #6
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It'll play WOW just fine.. but it won't play like some intense FPS (Crysis).
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:19 PM   #7
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If you play WoW on it and upgrade to something cheaper like nvidia 9500gt you can play WoW at 60 fps on high.
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no
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^ he said for WoW, and i play it on multiple rigs. It isn't very demanding. If he does upgrade the gpu it will be fine.
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i dont see where dry posted anything about running WOW.

he asked if it was a decent computer for gaming and i said no

if he wants a decent gaming computer, focus less on the ram and even the cpu and try to find one that has a better gpu
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