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Q: Specs for Gaming Laptop

These are some specs for a gaming laptop I am looking at: PROCESSORNEW Intel® Core? i5-430M 2.26GHz (2.53GHz Turbo Mode, 3M cache)

OPERATING SYSTEMGenuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, 64bit, English

HD DISPLAY15.6? High Definition (720p) LED Display with TrueLife? and Camera

MEMORY4GB Shared Dual Channel DDR3 at 1066MHz

HARD DRIVE500GB SATA Hard Drive (7200RPM)

GRAPHICS CARDATI Mobility Radeon? HD 5470, 1GB
OPTICAL DRIVE8X CD/DVD Burner + Roxio Easy CD & DVD Burning - Enhanced Burn/Authoring

BATTERY OPTIONS85 Whr Lithium Ion Battery (9 cell)

WIRELESS CARDIntel© Centrino© Advanced-N 6200

BLUETOOTHDell Wireless 365 Bluetooth Internal (2.1)

SOUND OPTIONSSoundblaster X-Fi Hi Def Audio - Software Enabled
Just wondering if this would be good for an ok-ish gaming laptop.

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A: Specs for Gaming Laptop

This looks like a nice laptop. Whats the model?
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A:New gaming pc specs

Looks like a nice system! Two things came to mind as I had a once over.

1. I'd do some research on that PSU. I haven't heard of that maker (which doesn't say much, there are a LOT of makers I have never heard of). No-name PSUs are a headache. See what some others say about it. It is possible that the one you have chosen is a big name maker, I honestly don't know.

2. Why get a ATI video card? I actually prefer ATI over Geforce myself (the Canadian in me), but if you are going to get an SLI motherboard, you may as well keep your future upgrade options open. Recommend getting a Geforce, so that down the road if you want to stick another in there you can link them up. Why tie your own hands?

Also, another thought... I know I said I only had 2 thoughts but.....

That Venus12, how loud is it? My last computer had a volcanoe heatsink/fan and it was like a jet engine in my living room. Drove me INSANE. :knock:
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A:Gaming Specs

I cannot find any information or pics of your system at the instance, so I cannot say anything definite.
These two should be good for you: +
The 4670 will in a few weeks be replaced by 5650, which will perform the same or better, cost a little less and produce less heat, consume less power and have DirectX11 capability (which you don't need/can't even use for Oblivion, but it'll be good to have).
More RAM would help, too, but I really can't know what kind as I can't find any info on things. Please post back in this thread soon so that I get an subscription update and won't forget to get further into this when I have a bit more time.
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A:Help for specs on gaming PC

Drop down to a Phenom II X2 55x series CPU and get a more powerful video card instead. Also, what're the specs on the PSU? (brand and model number)

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A:How are my gaming PC Specs

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So, are these parts all compatible, is my motherboard compatible with a directx 11 gpu? Please reply if they look compatible or not. Have a nice day!

A:I need help with the specs for my gaming PC

benmenftw said:

So, are these parts all compatible..Click to expand...


benmenftw said:

is my motherboard compatible with a directx 11 gpu?Click to expand...

Yes, insofar as motherboards aren't dependant upon which DirectX API the card is capable of utilising. Graphics card compatibility is dependant upon the slot interface the motherboard uses.
Your MSI board uses PCI-E graphics slot
GTX 260 uses PCI-E graphics slot
Match made in heaven

benmenftw said:

Graphics card: Geforce GTX 260Click to expand...

The GTX 260 isn't DirectX 11 capable, so why DX11 is an issue is a moot point.

benmenftw said:

Please reply if they look compatible or notClick to expand...


benmenftw said:

Have a nice day!Click to expand...

You too.
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A:Gaming PC specs

I think this belongs in the "Other Hardware" section, but I'm sure a mod will move it if needed.

Moving on... what graphics card do you plan on using?
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A:Are these good specs for a gaming pc

Hurperdurp said:

-Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10)

-XFX - AMD Radeon HD 6670 2GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 Graphics Card

by the way I want to play games like battlefield 4 and crisis 3 on the high settings if you can recommend anything better please do soClick to expand...

I'd recommend a better graphics card.

If you are on a budget, you probably wouldn't need 16GB memory for gaming just yet. A $60 savings on 2x4GB modules, would go along way in getting a better graphics card. I'd recommend at least Radeon HD 7790 or the newer release Radeon R7 260X.
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A:How good are these specs for gaming

TheRandomMan11 said:

I run a Lenovo laptop and I want to know how good these specs are and what I can do to make my laptop run smoother. I am very noobish when it comes to knowing this stuff but I don't think mine are good. Is there also any good solutions to cheap easy better ways to get better specs? Please I need help.

AMD A6 with AMD R4 Graphics
64 bit operating systemClick to expand...

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A:Help Required for Gaming Specs

I would recommend at least 4GB of RAM (any more than 4GB of RAM you will need a 64bit version of Windows).

Any reasonable Nvidia or ATI graphics card will do.

Although if you're doing this in the next two years I would recommend waiting before you buy because the price of everything will drop and the speed will increase.

Processor wise I'd go for an Intel i5 at the minimum or any other Intel quad core equivalent (you might be able to get away with a mid to high end i3), although the chances are an i5 will be considered slow in a couple of years so buy it nearer the time of building if you have the chance, it'll be cheaper and faster.

I hope this helps.

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A:Are these good gaming pc specs?

GTX 760 isn't much of a gaming card for a $2000 rig.
Probably should think about getting a gtx 780Ti or R9 290.
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A:Looking for a gaming CPU for my pc (specs included)

Can you find out which motherboard or chipset your system is running. CPU-Z should be able to get this info.

What's your price range for the new CPU?

A possibility:
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A:Gaming computer specs?

Windows 7 is probably a better choice. It doesnt matter though. This is what I put together: Add in the Corsair TX650V2 PSU, I forgot to include it in the cart. The cart is on Amazon by the way. It is a bit over budget, but it will play your games at very high, if not max settings.
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A:Are My Gaming PC's Specs good

What CPU are you going to use? You listed the CPU cooler, but not the CPU itself. I would suggest an Intel i5 4690K, especially considering that you are getting a motherboard that is meant for overclocking and you are getting a liquid cpu cooler.
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A:Are these good gaming specs?

I have the 6670 and minecraft works fine with all gfx turned to max. Not sure on extra shaders but the build looks good to me.

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What is your budget for the PC?
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A:What specs for gaming monitor?

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Remember the basic rule: You get what you pay for

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Can you list some of the games that you might be playing with this computer?
How much RAM (memory - not storage) will the computer have?
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A:Are my PC specs good for gaming? What to improve?

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A:Would these specs be good for gaming and stable?

I suppose that would depend on what resolution you will be gaming at. I would pick a better quality power supply.
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A:Are these good specs for a cheap gaming PC?

That build will struggle with BF3. This is a better $750 USD build:
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Quad Core CPU, 4GB RAM,Dedicated GPU and 7200rpm HDD.

You will need to provide us with the following if you want us to recommend specific parts.

Monitor Resolution
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A:Are These Specs Good for a Gaming PC? (First Build Ever)

Looks like a nice build to me

I would drop the cpu down to this

and upgrade the gpu to this
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A:Good specs for gaming PC? First time

Did you already purchase the items above or is that what you have in mind for purchasing? What is your overall budget for your Gaming PC? What types of games are you going to be playing on this PC? The AMD FX-8350 is a good CPU, but if you want any kind of future proofing, I would suggest getting an Intel. If you let us know how much you can spend, we can help you build one that will be better for future games.
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A:Wondering if these specs will be alright for a new gaming computer?

Firstly, hello and welcome to TechSpot.

Your pretty much spot on with your thoughts regarding gaming computers - Though with the CPUs you need to consider the number of cores (and threads), and the clock speed.

The AMD Phenom 1055T is an outstanding CPU for overclocking, though its unlikely you'll realistically find games able to use all 6 cores - That said, more is better as far as I am concerned.

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Best Buy do sell computer components so you're not limited to buying a prebuilt (ugh).

No Best Buy in my country, but a quick look at the site shows you can build a pretty good system for that budget. Bear in mind you could save around $500-600 by going with a more basic setup:
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System Manufacturer TOSHIBA
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System Type X86-based PC
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Originally Posted by juanputik

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HP Compaq 6735s Notebook PC specifications - HP Small & Medium Business products

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