Originally Posted by foothead
My parents' old Dell with a HD 4670 and a Pentium 4 can run console ports at max with higher framerates than an xbox 360.
Basically, it will destroy it.
Please, describe what type of 'other business' will be done on it. Do you mean things like everyday tasks, or high end photo/video editing and the likes? There is a huge difference.
Really? I don't think there are any games on computer that have higher graphics than some console games. Like Uncharted 2 is better than even Crysis. And my computer struggles with Crysis on high without antialising on.
Originally Posted by Jeo
buy some sense
I think he has plenty, maybe you need some though? Just because he has money doesn't mean he is an asshole. Quite the contrary here I think, he is trying to learn.
On another note. If I were you, and I wanted to spend $3800 on a PC, I would do this: Spend $2500 on a computer now. Put the other $1300 in a bank. $2500 will buy you a damn good machine that will max any game out now with plenty of background apps running. Then in 4 years when it's getting behind on times, take that $1300 out and upgrade the processor and graphics card. That's the best way to have the best possible computer for 6-10 years.