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Hivomnomnom
09-29-2011, 04:57 PM
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=557085&sku=G180-13103

Is it significantly better than:
AMD 8400 Triple Core 2.1 ghz
3GB RAM DDR2
NVIDIA Geforce GT220 1 GB VRAM, DDR3

Will the one in the link run Human Revolution well? High settings, 1440x990, no DX11?

angrytigerp
09-29-2011, 05:06 PM
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=557085&sku=G180-13103

Is it significantly better than:
AMD 8400 Triple Core 2.1 ghz
3GB RAM DDR2
NVIDIA Geforce GT220 1 GB VRAM, DDR3

Will the one in the link run Human Revolution well? High settings, 1440x990, no DX11?

For the same price, you can get a computer that will do what you want by building your own

To answer your question, no, that GT520 is nowhere near good enough. Seriously, though.... just buy the parts and build your own.

http://i1002.photobucket.com/albums/af150/The_FalconO6/CurrentLogicalPCBuyingGuide/Guide.png is a good start.

HL2-4-Life
09-29-2011, 05:08 PM
That gateway rig has a significantly faster cpu in the i7 2600, but liyke yours, is straddled with what can best described as a below entry level vid card (for gaming that is). That gt520 is not going to run games at med setting, perhaps low and may struggle with more gfx intensive games. If you can reconfigure it by upgrading the vid card to a GTX560 Ti or non Ti or a HD6870 or higher, it would be a vast improvement. Yes, you are running games @1440x900, but with either of these cards, you would have the extra headroom to up ingame setting and eye candy.

Hivomnomnom
09-29-2011, 05:14 PM
For the same price, you can get a computer that will do what you want by building your own

To answer your question, no, that GT520 is nowhere near good enough. Seriously, though.... just buy the parts and build your own.

http://i1002.photobucket.com/albums/af150/The_FalconO6/CurrentLogicalPCBuyingGuide/Guide.png is a good start.
I think there I'd go Very Good with a smaller HDD. Interesting guide, I'll check Newegg.

http://secure.newegg.com/Shopping/ShoppingCart.aspx?Submit=view
Everything there compatible?

derp, you can't look at that,

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