Is this Pc decent for gaming

  smurfy2k 18:02 13 Mar 08
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kk i have around £950 to spend on my new pc + moniter
i went with a arbico computer build. Tell me what you think. Will this play cod4 and quakewars with ease?

PC Case: Coolermaster Elite 330 Case - included in price
Power Supply: Quiet Coolermaster 650 Watt Dual 12V Rail PSU
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 CPU - included in price
Heatsink & CPU Fan: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro CPU Heatsink & Fan
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L Motherboard - included in price
DDR2 Memory: 4 x 1GB Corsair 800Mhz PC6400 DDR2 Ram - included in price
PCI-E Graphics: 512MB nVidia 8800 GT nVidia GeForce PCI Express Graphics Card - included in price
PhysX Card: None
Sound Card: Creative Audigy SE 7.1 Sound Card - included in price
Primary Hard Drive: 250GB SATA 7200RPM Hard Drive - included in price
Secondary Hard Drive: None
Main Optical Drive: 20x Dual Layer DVD Rewriter - included in price
Secondary Optical Drive: None
Floppy Drive: None
Memory Card Reader: None
Dial-Up Modem: None
Network Adapter: Integrated 10/100/1000 Network Card - included in price
TV Tuner: None
Firewire: None
TFT Monitor: 20" Samsung (SM-2032BW) Widescreen, Black, LCD, 3000:1, 2ms, 1680x1050, 300 cd/m2, TFT
Keyboard & Mice: Standard Keyboard & Optical Mouse - included in price
Speakers: 2.1 Speaker System - included in price
Printer: None
VOIP Hardware: None
Operating System: Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium - included in price
Antivirus & Security Software: AVG AntiVirus - included in price
Multimedia Software: Ahead Nero Burning Software - included in price
Office Software: OpenOffice - included in price
Warranty: 2 Years Return To Base Warranty (1st Year - Parts & Labour, 2nd Year - Labour Only) - included in price

TOTAL PRICE INC VAT £926

  citadel 18:41 13 Mar 08

everything is great, it is not often you see the excellent freezer 7 pre-installed.

  Totally-braindead 18:51 13 Mar 08

Is this PC decent for gaming?

Its excellent for gaming, good processor, good graphics card, plenty of RAM and a decent power supply. And a good monitor I think if their TVs are anything to go by.

A cracking PC in my opinion for that price. Only slight thing I might quibble about and I mean slight is about is the size of the hard drive. 250 gig is rather small these days but its easy to add another drive if you wish, they're only about £50. Or better still get a nice external one later on, excellent for backups.

I must admit I only have 2 x 80 gig drives and that does me but I do tend to delete games that I'm not using. Wish I had the money something like that would probably do me for a while.

  GaT7 01:55 14 Mar 08

Get more if you were to build it...

Here's an example for just under £800 with a quad-core CPU, double the hard drive space & 22" Samsung monitor - click here (no keyboard & mouse)

External hard drive £60 - click here. G

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