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Me buyin new pc

Discussion in 'Tech Hub' started by Kwagga, May 30, 2007.

  1. Kwagga

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    Okay, I'm gonna sell my ps2 and current pc (P4 3Ghz, 1GB RAM, 120GB HDD, FX5500).......


    To buy this one

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    -AMD Athlon64 X2 AM2 4600

    -GeForce 7600 GT DDR2 256MB PCI-E (Think it's a Biostar card :notrust ....but it's all that i can afford)

    -16x DVD Writer Black

    -1 GB DDR2 667Mhz

    -HDD 160GB SATA

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    -um..... and a chassis..... :p


    this pc will cost me about R6000 ($845.76)


    You guys think it's a wise choice to buy this?

    Oya... i wanna play starcraft II..... :wink
     
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    everything is fine but you didn't mention the processor...:/
     
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    dude look vvvv
    EDIT-note the bold red one :D


     
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    Id go for an Intel Core 2 Duo if I were you. You get a lot more for your money.
     
  5. Kwagga

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    Yeah, i was thinking about the core 2 duo, but they are extremely overpriced here. And i like AMD, dunno why.
    Btw,... is the 7600GT DX10 compatible?
     
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    go to nvidia's website. probably not if it is an older card, but then again, I'm probably wrong :]
     
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    Fair enough.

    Only the 8xxx series are DX10 capable.
     
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    the C2D E6420 is ok 4MB cache 2.13GHz

    buy an nVidia 8 series card for dx10

    also what do you want the computer for?

    if you get lets say an 8800gts or higher you would be better off with a bigger PSU maybe a 550W-600W from a good make like OCZ.

    if you want what other people have to say about hardware it'd be helpful to check out for reviews thats where i get my info...and from Nagasarete_Airantou_-_08_[XVID][Ayako] its good to go there and ask about stuff

    ps consider the ram more
     
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    Like is said... i would LOVE to buy myself a core 2 duo, or a 8800gts, or even ocz modules, but i don't have the cash! R6000 ($845) is my budget.

    I want the pc primarily for gaming. But i don't care if i can't play all my games on Ultra-High settings. i just wanna play 'em you know? :)
     
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    gd luck dude and hope your pc works fine for ya
     
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    are you buying from that take2.co.za website?dude its way more expensive there but i guess it would be cheaper than shipping from USA huh.

    buy it see how it goes and then over time sell your parts and buy new ones i guess.lol

    gl
     
  12. Kwagga

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    Funnily enough... Take2 has some of the "cheapest" prices in SA. :(
    I would've liked it to import all the goodies... but credit card i am lacking, yeeeeeess.....

    You guys think this machine will be able to run starcraft II and hellgate london?
     
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    hellgate, nope because its dx10 not sure if its backward compatible but im gonna get that too lol it looks wicked.not sure of starcraft
     
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    Im pretty sure hellgate is backwards compatible... but i agree with you. hellgate looks awesome! it will keep me busy until diabloIII arrives! :)

    But should this pc be able to run FEAR (on highish quality) and oblivion etc....?
     
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    lol nope, you would get like a constant 30 fps or lower since my 7900 can barely even run this game on high
     
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    depending on what mobo your current computer has, you might be able to upgrade to a Core 2 Duo for cheaper...are Core 2 Duos that expensive in South Africa?
     
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    Yeah the cheapest core2duo is about R1900 ($267).
    But when it comes to gaming... i prefer AMD. It's never let me down before.. :)
     
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    i was thinking maybe to go amd because its cheaper but we'll see what amd has to offer this year
     
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    In about a month and a half Intel's prices will be blowing away AMD's
     
  20. Kwagga

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    ... who do you work for? :ninja
    .. where do you get your info? :laugh
     
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    I could tell ya, but then I'd have to.....


    Dailytech.com is where I get most of my info but there are various site around the internet that report this stuff. July 22nd there will be a major price cut on Intel's Quad Core processors...and soon Intel will be bringing out new Core 2 Duo processors priced less than the current ones. The Intel Core 2 Duo E6650(better than the E6600) will be about $183...these will probably be coming out by October.
     
  22. Kwagga

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    LoL :laugh

    Yeah i think i should buy this pc for now, and as the newest technology comes out... i'll sell parts and buy new ones...
    Cause damn,..... i'm not gonna be able to wait until October! :(
     
  23. HOOfan_1

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    I dunno suppose your current videocard is AGP...if it was PCI express I would say just upgrade your current PC as the one you configured isn't a huge step up except graphics wise. You may just want to save up some more money and shoot for a $1200 price range sorry don't know the conversion to South African currency.
     
  24. Kwagga

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    $1 = about R7

    I think it will be quite a big boost.... yeah i am using AGP at the moment :(
    And i have a socket 478 motherboard...... (feel my pain....)

    So upgrading from that to the new one will certainly cause a difference in performance!
     
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