Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-03-2009, 04:51 PM   #1
Solid State Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 11
Default How good is this computer

intel 2 quad Q8200 2.33ghz processor

4 gb ram

asus p5q motherboard

geforce 9800 gt graphics card
__________________

Jobob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2009, 06:23 PM   #2
Omnipotent One
 
Atomic Rooster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 11,161
Send a message via AIM to Atomic Rooster Send a message via Yahoo to Atomic Rooster
Default Re: How good is this computer

I'd say that was a very capable computer for gaming and general use.
__________________

Atomic Rooster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2009, 08:17 PM   #3
Fully Optimized
 
Spec's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 1,641
Default Re: How good is this computer

agreed, processor is OKAY, but computer could easily play most updated games on high if not very high (not including crysis/far cry2)
__________________
Thermaltake ARMOR/ mATX intelG33 Motherboard/4gb G.SKILL High Gaming Performance ddr2-1200/Radeon 3870 1gb edition/850w Thermaltake superduty psu

PokerDegenerate: Don't listen to these guys, I like the IDE makes it look vintage like a 68 Camaro SS...
Spec is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2009, 08:22 PM   #4
Solid State Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 11
Default Re: How good is this computer

just another quick question. Can I overclock the cpu and what should i overclock it to?
Jobob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2009, 08:26 PM   #5
Fully Optimized
 
rohan23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 4,087
Default Re: How good is this computer

Quote:
Originally Posted by Spec View Post
agreed, processor is OKAY, but computer could easily play most updated games on high if not very high (not including crysis/far cry2)
The processor is okay? That is a fantastic processor.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jobob View Post
just another quick question. Can I overclock the cpu and what should i overclock it to?
You can easily overclock that CPU. Most people have to/around 3.6Ghz with decent temps on air cooling. I would say 3.0Ghz is very easy to get to and doesn't require much knowledge in overclocking. 3.6 is just overkill unless you're doing a hell of a lot of editing or benchmarking.
__________________
Macook 13.3

2.13Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo-2GB DDR2 800 Mhz-500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue- Nvidia 9400M
rohan23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2009, 08:34 PM   #6
Solid State Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 11
Default Re: How good is this computer

thanks for the replies
Jobob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2009, 09:28 PM   #7
Fully Optimized
 
Holysky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3,692
Default Re: How good is this computer

Wait what cooler would you be using to overclock it?
__________________
Let's get this party started, I'm sick of begging you You make me dead inside which I give to you
Let's get this party started, You make me feel inside I want to be the one to make myself sane
Holysky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2009, 10:48 AM   #8
Solid State Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 11
Default Re: How good is this computer

the one the cpu comes with
Jobob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2009, 11:11 AM   #9
In Runtime
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 224
Send a message via MSN to jikifreak
Default Re: How good is this computer

I would recommend 3.0ghz only because its more stable, and easily cooled with stock HSF. A buddy of mine has the same one OC at 3.0 and has no problems running the latest games on very high settings!!
__________________
Rosewill Conqueror|ASRock A780GXE AM2+|Phenom II X4 940@3.0Ghz Stock|Zalman 9900|8GB G.Skill DDR2 800|OCZ StealthXStream 700W|XFX Ati Raedeon 5770 1gb GDDR5 DX11|16X Samsung DVD-RW|360GB(SATA), 40GB(SATA), 160GB(SATA), 200GB(IDE) 500GB External(USB 2.0)|Windows 7 64Bit|19inch LCD Widescreen at 1400X900 Resolution via DVI|
jikifreak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2009, 11:19 AM   #10
Fully Optimized
 
Holysky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3,692
Default Re: How good is this computer

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jobob View Post
the one the cpu comes with
You would need a better HS and fan.
__________________

__________________
Let's get this party started, I'm sick of begging you You make me dead inside which I give to you
Let's get this party started, You make me feel inside I want to be the one to make myself sane
Holysky is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0