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Old 02-22-2013, 01:14 PM #1
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I'm going to need help with this from the PC gamers, if there's any here.

So I want to go from a console player to a PC player. My computer is old as hell, it's a 2006 computer from e Machines. It's no where near being a gaming PC, and to upgrade it to one I know I will either have to do a lot of upgrading or just buy a new PC.

So here are my embarrassing computer specs, that are outdated even for a normal non gaming PC.

I don't know what you guys need to know so I will just list some of the stuff and you ask me what else you need to know.

Don't laugh at me.

Hard Drive: 120GB
Memory: 2GB RAM[I see gaming PC's have anywhere from 8-16GB RAM?]
DirectX Version: DirectX 11[Whatever that is]

Device: Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family
Approx. Total Memory: 256MB
Current Display Mode: 1280 x 720 (32bit) (60 Hz)[I read some where that 32bit is too little for gaming?]
Monitor: Generic PnP Monitor

If you need to know the driver specs let me know.

So what do you guys have to say about this old piece of crap?
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:40 AM #2
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u have gambled on pcs before mate? the whole mouse keyboard thing is akward, plus installing the game is a pain for simple minded people like us, and theyre very expensive so i wouldnt recommend buying a pc just for gaming.
i have a cool laptop that runs any game but its much better to play on console for me.
i got it for like 800 bucks it has an nvidia 630 and its blue and looks pretty, graphic cards are the most important thing yo
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:51 PM #3
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:42 PM #4
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u have gambled on pcs before mate? the whole mouse keyboard thing is akward, plus installing the game is a pain for simple minded people like us, and theyre very expensive so i wouldnt recommend buying a pc just for gaming.
i have a cool laptop that runs any game but its much better to play on console for me.
i got it for like 800 bucks it has an nvidia 630 and its blue and looks pretty, graphic cards are the most important thing yo
I am not planning on gaming with the keyboard and mouse, i've done that before when I was a kid and didn't like it, I want a controller.

The primary use for a gaming PC would be for gaming, but also for downloading boxing fights and movies, and internet surfing.
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Old 02-23-2013, 11:20 PM #5
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PC gaming is the way to go. Im certainly no authority on the subject but I know that if you have the space, money and patience its definitely a better choice than consoles.
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My 2008 PC that I added agaming card to make it a bearable Gaming PC just broke a month ago. With only 400-500 dollar budget I went to Fry's electronics to purchase a gaming PC. This guy recommended me an ASUS PC, it was less than 500 bucks.

Let me get you the specs.

ASUSTeK Computer INC
6144MB RAM
Intel Core i5 CPU @ 3.10 GHz
AMD Radeon HD 7470 Series
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