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Old 06-09-2010, 05:34 PM   #1
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Default Would this be a decent gaming computer?

I know this isn't the greatest for gaming but what do you think the gaming (frames per second) would be like for me if i use this computer

Dell Precision 370
3 GB ram
3.6 GHz processor
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Nvidia 8800 gts (probably going to upgrade)
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That's not too bad really. It could even handle Crysis at medium settings.
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whats the difference between a Nvidia Geforce 8800 and a Nvidia Quadro FX video card?
Sorry i don't know much about them
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The Quadro FX is a workstation card designed for graphics programming and creation. Not the best at gaming, but they work wonders with CAD programs.
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what MB are they? would they work for crysis at all?

by the way what OS is best for gaming? what do you prefer?
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what MB are they?
What motherboard are what? I'm not sure what you are asking.


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by the way what OS is best for gaming? hat do you prefer?
I would suggest either XP or Windows 7. The real advantage with W7 is running the newer DirectX 10 and DX 11 capable games with the proper video cards.
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sorry for the confusion>>> I meant megabytes as in like a 512 MB card

And For my setup i mentioned above what would you think my sytem would get better framerates on? (operating system)
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I couldn't tell ya how much memory is on the video card. They average 512mb. It depends on the card.

With that setup, XP is all you need.
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okay thanks for all your help
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