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Old 07-02-2013, 06:03 PM   #1
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So i have been searching for a new computer for a while and i found this computer and im wondering if im missing anything or it is just a good deal and its a fair deal.
Asus CM1745-US007S Desktop PC - AMD Quad-Core A8-5500 3.2GHz, 8GB DDDR3, 1TB HDD, DVDRW, Keyboard & Mouse, Windows 8 64-bit at TigerDirect.com
and btw im looking to play some small memory games at high settings, nothing like skyrim, will this do the trick?
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:40 AM   #2
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That's the typical price for a system like that. Keep it mind that it only comes with integrated graphics and no monitor, so that's why it seems cheaper too.

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And as far as playing games, it should handle small games. I wouldn't be comfortable playing big games without a dedicated graphics card, but that machine should be fine for your purposes.
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Old 07-10-2013, 11:57 AM   #3
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Even though it's an quad core, it's only an A8 processor, and it most likely has a boiled down motherboard, with a small PSU. Keep in mind that if you plan on upgrading it for any more gaming, you'll most likely need a new PSU and possibly motherboard, on top of the video card
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Calm your tits guys, he said hes not playing any demanding games. This system will be fine. Just know that it does not come with a monitor.
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Old 07-11-2013, 05:45 PM   #5
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It's a good buy but I'd change the PSU to a better one to protect your system. It's probably got an el cheapo in there that offer no protection in case of brownouts and voltage spikes.
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I agree with those who say its good, I would buy a low end GPU and upgrade the PSU..
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Old 07-12-2013, 02:24 PM   #7
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Calm your tits guys, he said hes not playing any demanding games. This system will be fine. Just know that it does not come with a monitor.
You're the one that needs to chill, he asked why it was so cheap, and we're just letting him know why, and what he's getting. I don't see anyone in here saying anything about demanding games.
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