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Old 03-02-2009, 10:52 AM   #1
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Default How well would my computer run? Gaming wise.

Gigabyte GA-MA790FXT-UD5P Motherboard
Nvidia Geforce graphics card 8400
4gigs of ram
500w power supply
AMD duo processor 64 2.9Ghz
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Old 03-02-2009, 11:41 AM   #2
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Um yeah it will be good, probably could get a little bit better processor. Not by much though. With 4GB's of ram you should be pretty good.
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Old 03-02-2009, 12:09 PM   #3
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This is your problem, not the processor at all. The 8400 is a very low end graphics card not meant for gaming at all. If you want to improve the gaming performance, this is where you need to upgrade.
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yea...vampist is just plain wrong

that cpu will run most games just fine without lag because the majority of your gaming experience is based on your gpu. I suggest you upgrade to a 9600 at least for gaming.
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yea...vampist is just plain wrong

that cpu will run most games just fine without lag because the majority of your gaming experience is based on your gpu. I suggest you upgrade to a 9600 at least for gaming.


Hey. Hey. Hey. You can never go wrong with a faster CPU.
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Old 03-03-2009, 10:36 AM   #6
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Thanks for the input, i've decided to upgrade to a nvidia geforce 9800
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Hey. Hey. Hey. You can never go wrong with a faster CPU.
True, but for games, the graphics card is the most important piece.
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I do not suggest you buy the 9800... It's just a Hybrid of the 8800 and has 15% Less power then the 8800. If your looking for power and dont care about saving energy, Buy the 8800 instead of the 9800.
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thats a lie. They are the same card except the 9800 will run more efficient and overclock better. It will have more performance not less.
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Holysky is correct. The 9800 is essentially a rebadged 8800. They have nearly identical specs and performances.
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