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For gaming it's better than an LCD, you just need to cope with the total loss of disk space

And ice cream - you never know, Koldhearted might read your post and try to use it against me later

Idk Id rather have LCD Flatscreen and more space on my desk

But ya all I need is a gaming computer that can play WoW and WAR at optimal efficiency ie. very little lag

Build me one for 800 bucks

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For gaming it's better than an LCD, you just need to cope with the total loss of disk space

And ice cream - you never know, Koldhearted might read your post and try to use it against me later

Idk Id rather have LCD Flatscreen and more space on my desk

But ya all I need is a gaming computer that can play WoW and WAR at optimal efficiency ie. very little lag

Build me one for 800 bucks

I don't know WAR's requirements.

But even then lag is more effected by your internet connection

Time for another SFF because you want desk space.

Case and motherboard

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...5&CatId=336

$99

Processor

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...&CatId=2329

$89. You could get a more powerful processor for the same cost, but htis one is much more power efficiant, cooler, and quieter. I figured as you're not going to be playing anything too hardcore it was the best bet

500 GB Hard Drive

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...;Sku=TSD-500AS4

$109

Generic DVD Burner

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/Se...&CatId=1624

$35

Fairly good video card [above your needs, but worth it]

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814130091

$119

2 GB of really really fast memory

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16820148144

$100

$432 for your base system

And cos your a g, a 20" widescreen monitor

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16824116075

$200

total: $630

Want to spice it up more? buy two of the ram package i showed, bringing you up to $730

or you can replace the video card with

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16814127280

$349 to squeeze a hell of a lot more performance out of it. [but for your needs prob not worht the cost]

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Ya I need a really good gfx card cuz I like my shit to be sharp and precise

Plus Id like at least 4gs of ram

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the GFX card i posted there is rly good, its just not like, omgodly

And if you want 4gb of ram, just buy what i linked twice. It still sticks in your price range.

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that processor is a fair bit better, but in your application you wont notice the processing power difference as much as the fact it'll put off a lot more heat and use a lot more power.

The video cardi n there is a fucking joke. Like, it actually makes me laugh. It was shitty when it came out three or four years ago.

If you want to use the processor that computer uses, its

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16819103772

$172.

I wouldnt bother though, the one i linked will work fine. Things are less CPU dependant than they used to be, and thats a bit expensive for what you get. If you want performance to price a good sweet spot is the 4200, otherwise switch to an Intel motherboard.

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Ya I was going to replace the GFX card to begin with so yah I agree with you there

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Though it's important to remember you need to put windwos on this. Your best bet is Windows XP Pirate Bay edition.

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Though it's important to remember you need to put windwos on this. Your best bet is Windows XP Pirate Bay edition.

Pirate Bay=Illegally Attained?
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Yes.

Unless you just throw your old hard drive in the new computer. That can save a LOT of headaches.

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Yes.

Unless you just throw your old hard drive in the new computer. That can save a LOT of headaches.

well my old computer wont even turn on so its like completely fried. My father has XP CDs though

And I meant obtained back there.

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isnt the most ram you can have like 2gigs ?

I remember hearing this from somewhere like you can still have more, but no computers can work that fast so far

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32 bit OS can't support more than 4 gb, and suffers some slowdown after 3.

64 bit OS can support 128 gb just fine.

Only 64 bit mainstream OS is Vista x64 [you get it when you buy vista - you choose between 32 and 64 - some older stuff doesnt work with 64, but 64 is more powerful], Linux x64, and Mac OS X (intel versions)

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32 bit OS can't support more than 4 gb, and suffers some slowdown after 3.

64 bit OS can support 128 gb just fine.

Only 64 bit mainstream OS is Vista x64 [you get it when you buy vista - you choose between 32 and 64 - some older stuff doesnt work with 64, but 64 is more powerful], Linux x64, and Mac OS X (intel versions)

WHAT

WHAT THE FUCK

IF I HAD 128 GIGABYTES OF RAM IN MY MACHINE

VISTA WOULD ACTUALLY GET SOME BIZARRELY HUGE BENEFIT OUT OF IT?

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Yes!

Assuming your motherboards good for it.

Most mobos can go up to 8 right now with a64bit proc. unless you're using a server build.

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Is having two hard drives better, I heard so. Liek keeping all your programs on one small one (80gb?) and a big one for entertainment (350gb?) so the files are placed properly like in defragment. So I heard.

Can the sff fit two hardrives?

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most can.

The advantage is usually if you set up RAID0 for redundant backup, but thats just convenient for organization and so if yu need to wipe out windows you dont need to format your 'entertainment" drive

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So is Vista better for gaming since I can get like 6 gigs of ram in there?

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most can.

The advantage is usually if you set up RAID0 for redundant backup, but thats just convenient for organization and so if yu need to wipe out windows you dont need to format your 'entertainment" drive

So is it worth it? Buying like a 80 + 350 over one 500? And the one you posted for Whoo, would 2 harddrives fit in that?
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So is Vista better for gaming since I can get like 6 gigs of ram in there?

Yes and no. You can only c rank the ram on vista business x64 and vista ultimate x64, both of which are expensive, and require more ram to be stable to begin with

That said when you have 8 gb of ram im sure it'll be worth it, especially as newer games will be running on DirectX 10, which is vista only

BUT WAIT - you're not playing any games that need 4, let alone 8gb of ram. Upgrade in a few years when you need that.

Danh - go for the most storage you can for a price, but if the cut isn't very big, it might be worth it to have mutliple drives. Remember more drives means you need more power, your computer will be hotter, have more cables, and will be louder.

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For the connector part of the lcd monitor, is there any way to connect video game consoles to them? Liek the av cords?

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honestly, depends on the monitor. Every one is different, though a lot of consoles also have a VGA Out adapter you can buy

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