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    Old 12-03-2010, 10:19 PM
    CoolPotato CoolPotato is offline
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    Asus TA-8H3, Black Mid Tower Case
    CPU- AMD Phenom II X4 955 (4 x 3.2 GHz) AM3 8MB - Black Edition
    CPU Heatsink- AMD Heatsink & Fan
    Memory- Corsair 4GB XMS3 PC3-10666 1333MHz (1x4GB) - Lifetime Warranty (DDR3)
    Graphics Card- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 - 768 MB - (Asus)
    Motherboard- Gigabyte GA-MA74GMT-S2 (AMD 740G) AM3
    Sound Card- Motherboard Integrated 5.1 Sound
    Networking - Motherboard Integrated Ethernet Lan (Broadband Ready)
    USB Ports- 4 x USB 2.0 Ports
    Power Supply- Corsair Gaming Series 600W PSU - Low Noise
    Case Wiring- Professional Standard
    Hard Drive #1- 500 GB SATA-II 16MB (FREE UPGRADE TO 750GB BEFORE 11:59 PM ON 14-12-10)
    Optical Drive #1- Samsung (SH-D162D) 16x DVD-ROM Black (SATA)
    Operating System #1- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 BIT (Genuine DVD & COA Included)
    Backup Software- Windows Backup
    Monitor #1- LG 19" (E1940) Widescreen LED - VGA - 5ms
    Keyboard- Logitech Deluxe 250 Keyboard (USB)
    Mouse - Logitech Optical Wheel Mouse (USB)
    Speakers - Logitech 2.0 S-120 Black Speakers
    Free Gift FREE - 6 Port Surge Protection

    TOTAL= £743

    I dont know alot about computers so i want advice on whether i should buy it, can it run games like crysis on very high settings and is it good value for money.
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    Old 12-03-2010, 11:30 PM
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    That system is great, and that price is decent too. Only "meh" thing is the sound, but unless you're an audiophile that won't really affect you. Should run Crysis on near max.
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    Old 12-03-2010, 11:33 PM
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    You probably will be able to run Crysis on high. Monitor seems link of small and high refresh rate although it is an LED. I think you can go with an LCD. Your mouse/keyboard may be a little basic so you probably could use a higher DPI mouse at the least. I'm not sure about speakers because i usually use a headset. Probably the integrated soundcard is bad but will probably do for you.
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    Old 12-04-2010, 05:06 PM
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    All of the components in the PC look great for an all in one modern Gaming rig setup. The Phenom II X4 955 + GTX 460(even though its the, best bag for buck, 768mb version, it will rock any games on mid-high setitngs for your 19" monitor which will be a 1680x1050 native resolution.LG are a very good quality brand too) Good memeory and a great Corsair branded PSU. Altough the Motherboard is a bit cheap and not the best, that seems to be the only main downside imo. The cooler is a stock one, which is fine for regualr gaming(not reccomended for overclocking).

    The peripherals are basic, but will do the job fine. Windows 7 OS, 6 socket power surge protector, I guess all thats left to do is get that FREE 750GB HDD upgrade BEFORE 11:59 PM ON 14-12-10 and click buy(although i would prefer a better Motherboard myself, if you can change that i would)
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    Old 12-04-2010, 07:16 PM
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    Not crazy about the 740G chipset. Usually means a lot les BIOS features and less quality parts used. If youre never gonna overclock, itll be fine but if youre wanting to tweak and tune your rig you should look for something a little beefier.
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    Ok thank you very much for all advice, i appreciate it very much.
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