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Laura
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12 Feb 2006, 12:42 am

Hi i am looking for a computer for the purposes of music downloading and playing games and was in the need of some advise because i only know the computer basics.


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12 Feb 2006, 12:54 am

Be more specific on what you mean by games. I just recently built this computer for the purpose of extreme 3D gaming.

my specs are:

3 GB DDR dual channel RAM

Soundblaster X-FI audio card

2 x Nvidia Geforce 7800 GTX graphics cards

AMD athlon 64 X2 4800 Dual Core processor



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12 Feb 2006, 2:20 am

yeah by games i mean both 3-D (Call of Duty 2, Half Life 2..ect) and 2-D (worms...ect)


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12 Feb 2006, 9:01 am

Go with an Athlon 64 dual core CPU and about at leats 1 GB RAM, the faster the RAM the better, if you're playing games. Also, since you're playing games get a really fast Graphics card. --If you're downloading music, I would suggest that you get an external hard Drive as well. Firewire or USB 2.0 should be good for this.


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13 Feb 2006, 9:52 pm

And a 10,000 rpm or faster HD the rest sounds good :D


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14 Feb 2006, 11:22 am

Vae wrote:
Be more specific on what you mean by games. I just recently built this computer for the purpose of extreme 3D gaming.

my specs are:

3 GB DDR dual channel RAM

Soundblaster X-FI audio card

2 x Nvidia Geforce 7800 GTX graphics cards

AMD athlon 64 X2 4800 Dual Core processor

What a spec!! !! Awesome!


Laura,what is your maximum budget?


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Laura
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15 Feb 2006, 7:41 pm

3000nz 1000pounds 1500us (excluding monitor)


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