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Is the CPU good on this computer for gaming?

Q: Is the CPU good on this computer for gaming?

ASUS ROG G751JY-DH72X Intel i7 2.40GHz 32GB Memory 512GB SSD GTX 980M 4GB Laptop

Windows 8.1
Intel Core i7 4860HQ 2.4GHz
32GB Memory 1TB HDD 512GB SSD
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 4GB
17.3-inch (1920 x 1080)
Retail Price:
$2,999.00
Price:
$2,749.00

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A: Is the CPU good on this computer for gaming?

I'd say it's a good CPU, but note that you won't be able to upgrade it in the future as it is soldered onto the motherboard.

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Should I buy this computer? Its oly 1900$ and here the stats:

SYSTEM COLOURAluminum with Clearcoat ChassisCOOLING OPTIONCopper base Heat Sink with aluminum finsMEMORY3GB Tri-Channel DDR3 at 1066MHZ (3x1GB DIMM)HARD DRIVE640GB - SATA-II, 3GB/S, 7200RPM, 16MB CacheGRAPHICS CARDSLi, Dual nVidia GeForce 9800GT 512MBOPTICAL DRIVESingle Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capabilityMONITORNo Monitor

LabelsWindows Vista? PremiumComponentsPROCESSORIntel? Core? i7-920 (2.66GHz, 8MB cache)OPERATING SYSTEMGenuine Windows Vista? Home Premium (English) Service Pack1 64-bitPRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREMicrosoft? Works 9

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A:would that be a good computer for gaming?

Originally Posted by FallenSatan


Should I buy this computer? Its oly 1900$ and here the stats:

SYSTEM COLOURAluminum with Clearcoat ChassisCOOLING OPTIONCopper base Heat Sink with aluminum finsMEMORY3GB Tri-Channel DDR3 at 1066MHZ (3x1GB DIMM)HARD DRIVE640GB - SATA-II, 3GB/S, 7200RPM, 16MB CacheGRAPHICS CARDSLi, Dual nVidia GeForce 9800GT 512MBOPTICAL DRIVESingle Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capabilityMONITORNo Monitor

LabelsWindows Vista? PremiumComponentsPROCESSORIntel? Core? i7-920 (2.66GHz, 8MB cache)OPERATING SYSTEMGenuine Windows Vista? Home Premium (English) Service Pack1 64-bitPRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREMicrosoft? Works 9

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its quite cheap but look for one with a better graphics card, its definately going to bottleneck your performance

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Hi, well I'm looking to get a new computer. I was wondering if this is a good computer for gaming, but mostly if it will give me good results in CSS (on the default settings without adding any of the extra components):

http://configure.us.dell.com/dellstore/config.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&oc=DXCWNF1&s=dhs

According to my parents, it's that or nothing. I can't pay for it because I'm broke, lol. So would it be good for gaming (mostly CSS)?
 

A:Would this computer be good for gaming?

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I wasn't really sure where to post this question, so I figured random discussion's were the safe bet. My friend is trying to get a good gaming computer to run some hardcore 3D games, & have good FPS and all that. I've been told this computer was a good computer. Quick specs --v--

Intel Core i7-4790 Processor 3.6GHz
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
16GB DDR3-1600 SDRAM
2TB 7,200RPM Hard Drive
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 745

Here's the link to the computer as well http://www.microcenter.com/product/450292/XPS_8700_Desktop_Computer

He wants to for sure play MMO/FPS games with high graphics with good FPS (the dream)
Opinions on the computer and other suggestions? His budget is about $900 Thank you in advance!
 

A:A good gaming computer?

Hi Rebecca712

For better assistance, I have moved your thread to the Hardware forum.
Please continue replies in this thread. Thank you.
 

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A:Is this a good PC gaming computer?

Just built a gaming system using the same CoolerMaster HAF-932. What a great case to work with and in!

If you can wait, Intel is about to release their newest cpu offerings "Sandy Bridge." Then make your choice and you may get some the parts you list a little less expensive. But, yes, that system you're putting together is very powerful.

However, have you considered the Radeon latest offerings?
 

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Are these good statistics for gaming
Processor Speed:
3.40 GHzOperating System:
Windows 7
Memory:
12 GBScreen Size:
None
Hard Drive Capacity:
1 TBProcessor Type:
Intel Core i7 4th Gen.
Operating System Edition:
Home Premium
Brand Alienware
This is an alienware x51 R2 with the below specs

i7-4770 processor @ 3.40GHz

Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (1x8 GB Module) 1600MHz 240-pin DDR3 Non-ECC CL10 Desktop Memory KHX1600C10D3B1/8G

Kingston Hyper X Blu 4 GB 1600MHz DDR3 Non-ECC CL9 Desktop Memory (KHX1600C9D3B1/4G)

1TB HDD

GTX 660 Alienware OEM Version

Blu-ray slot load player

Windows 7 home premium disk

Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.6 disk

330W power brick

Alienware mouse and keyboard
Intel Network 7260.HMWG WiFi Wireless-AC 7260 H/T Dual Band 2x2 AC+Bluetooth HMC is this good for $200

It is used

Also as you can see from specs I upgraded the RAM and the wireless card.
This auction will not include the old RAM.

12GB RAM
 

A:Is This computer good for gaming?

Price? It's probably overpriced Alienware junk, even if 2nd hand. GTX 660 isn't gonna let you max out games at 1920x1080, and it can't be upgraded.
 

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Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z68AP-D3 Intel Z68 Motherboard
CPU: :Intel Core i7-2600K BX80623I72600K Unlocked Processor - Quad Core, 8MB L3 Cache, 1MB L2 Cache, 3.40 GHz (3.80 GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 95W, Fan
RAM:Patriot G2 Series 8GB DDR3 (1600 Mhz)
Video Card: GeForce GTX 570 Video Card - 1280MB GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0, Dual DVI, Mini HDMI
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB
Optical Drive: Sony Optiarc 24x DVDRW Drive
Case Cooler Master HAF 912 Mid-Tower
Power Supply: Ultra LSP750 750-Watt Power Supply - ATX, SATA-Ready, SLI-Ready, 135mm Fan, Lifetime Warranty w/ Registration (4.4 lbs)


Would this play all of the latest games? And do the pieces fit together? Thanks for the help.

 

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http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2337810&CatId=1842

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A:Would this computer be good for gaming?

Your links don't work as you intended. They all go to the Tigerdirect main page.
 

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2. Pentium CPU or Intel's new Pentium G3258
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A:Good gaming computer

What currency are you looking at and what is your location? I could recommend a build for you given that information.
 

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Highlights -

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Dual Core Processor ($230)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon X1900 GT 575MHZ 256MB 256BIT 1.2GHZ GDDR3 ($250)
RAM: Kingston ValueRAM PC2-4200 1GB 2X512MB DDR2-533 CL4 ECC 240PIN DIMM ($140)

In terms of the essential components, for what i'm spending...is this a good gaming computer? I also want to be able to multi-task...which is why i got x2.

But the video card, is it a good value for $250? Or could i get something much better for only $300? About $300 is my own budget for the video card, but i thought the x1900 GT for $250 was a really good offer...but I'm willing to spend more if theres something signifigantly better.
 

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500Gb Hard drive
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256mb ATI Radeon HD 2600XT

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A:Good Gaming Computer

Welcome to TSG,

What is your actual budget and what games do you wish to play? What kind of settings do you wish to play those at? Low, medium, high, ultra/max? What monitor will you be using with it?

The first link goes to a computer that most people wouldn't consider a gaming since it has a pretty low end Radeon HD 6450 that simply can't handle most modern games.

The second link goes to a website that lists several PC's.
 

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P.S I'm on a budget so please don't make me feel too bad about this new computer

thanks
 

A:Is this computer any good for gaming?

Which video card are you opting to get with it? The default Intel HD 2500 integrated graphics are not likely sufficient for Skyrim beyond low settings, and may even struggle with that.

Any of the other cards, non of which are considered a gaming graphics card and are odd-ball custom OEM cards designed for the weak power supply in the computer, would likely give you the low to medium for Skyrim.

All the rest of games are less demanding.
 

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A:Good computer for gaming?

Looks amazing

But why choose an IDE HDD? SATA's are slightly more expensive (1-2 bucks more), but use a much smaller cable, and could be slightly faster.

Anyways, that's a great gaming PC =)
 

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A:A good gaming computer

That is a good place to have a computer built as far as specs go there is no computer specs that have to be met, a good PSU is good in any machine, a reasonable mobo is needed in any machine. I prefer ASUS but they will be the highest if top of the line. if u are going to overclock make sure it is over clockable and make sure the processor is over
clockcable and yes they both have the ability, although the board will just put the # down. any video card will play games, but the newer ones should give u more frames, and last longer. as far as the processor AMD or Intel will be fine. and that site will e-mail u if the MOBO and processor will not work together.
 

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Gcard: XFX ATI RADEON 5770
Psu: OCZ 750W Fatal1ty Psu
HDD: 1TB Samsung F3

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so would this be ok or any serious improvements needed
 

A:Budget gaming computer, any good?

Graphics card is rather weak compared to everything else.
 

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A:will these components be good for a gaming-ish computer ?

Those should be fine for gaming. However, for your CPU I would change to a AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ Brisbane. That CPU is faster dispite the slower clock speed. Not to mention it overclocks better and and runs cooler. And if possible upgrade to the eVGA e-GeForce 7900 GS KO 256MB.

Another note: Don't use the power supply that comes with that case, buy one seperate.
 

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Specs:
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Motherboard: ASUS® M5A78L-M/USB3: M-ATX, USB 3.0, SATA 3.0Gb/s
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A:How good is my computer specification for gaming?

When using fraps you want the recorded video files to be made on a separate HDD than the one that is running the games. As for your computer it should hand just about any game on mid settings.
 

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A:Good gaming computer desk

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A:Good specs for a new gaming computer

Well, those games will not require anything hard core in terms of specs. But, to answer your question, it all depends on the particular games you play and, at what resolution you like to play at. So, no-one will be able to give you a one size fits all gaming spec. But, here is what I'd look for:
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.

Budget
Location
Monitor Resolution
 

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A:Is my Gaming Computer list good?

Looks like you did your homework, nice rig.
Only comment is if it was me I would want a case with an external 3.5" drive.
 

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And is it hard to actually build a computer.
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I've got a bit of a budget roughly £600-£750
someone help?
 

A:What parts would I need to build a good gaming computer?

What are you using the computer for? e.g. gaming (if so which games), video encoding or just general usage?
Does the budget include the monitor and peripherals and do you have any parts you're going to reuse (e.g. DVD drive, hard drive, case, etc.)?
 

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A:Specs for a good gaming retail computer?

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:
Intel 2500K CPU+ Gigabyte Z68 motherboard + 8GB RAM $649
Power supply: Corsair TX650M $100
Windows 7 x64 Home Premium (OEM) $110
Chassis : Corsair Carbide 500R $122. You can save ~$40-60 by going with a more basic case.
Hard drive: WD Cav Black 1TB $150 (Prices are obscenely high at the moment)
HP DVD rewriter $30
Basic component cost (so far) : $1141
Now...
Graphics card. If you aren't planning on upgrading again in the short/medium term, then I'd suggest spending enough to see you through the current and upcoming game releases.
XFX HD 6950 1GB $243.

Monitor...Your choices are a cheaper TN+film panel, or a more expensive IPS panel which offers better color range (gamut) but may have higher latency (detectable ghosting with fast motion).
HP's 2511x (25", 1980x1080) is a very nice TN based LED panel ($230) or
HP's ZR24W (24", 1980x1200) is a very nice IPS based panel ($405)

Total: $1634 or $1809

Peripherals, if you don't already have them:
Mouse : Razer DeathAdder 3500 ($60) -Highly recommended. I use one myself- very nice ergonomics and fully featured.
Keyboard: Razer Arctosa ($50)
Mouse pad : Razer gaming pad ($15)
CPU cooler...
If you are planning on NOT overclocking then the boxed Intel heatsink will work fine...However, if you are planning an overclocking adventure (the 2500K is usually good for 4.7+ GHz in daily operation) then I'd suggest an aftermarket cooler:
A mild or medium overclock - mid-priced air cooler such as the Corsair A70 ($38), a medium-high (say 4-4.3GHz) oc needs a good air cooler such as the CoolerMaster V6GT ($51), while a 4.6 or more I'd recommend either a very good air cooler (none on the Best Buy site that I could find), or the Corsair H100 all-in-one water cooler ($110).

You'll need to make some compromises along the way- especially if you are paying for someone (Geek Squad) to put the system together - wasted money IMO. There's enough online help and guides to allow you to put the system together easily- although your father might have other ideas on the subject. Decide what you need, and what you don't, and whether you would be happy with a gaming orientated TN monitor, or would prefer the better colour reproduction that the IPS provides. Your best bet here would be to see both types in the flesh- so a reconaissance to your local computer shop could well be in order.
Juggling the options around should keep you within budget. If you need/want a speaker sytem, gaming headset, webcam etc. you will need to make further compromises...or add some funds towards your folks nice offer.

Good luck.
 

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A:Good gaming PC?

It looks nice, but what about the video card?
 

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A:Is 5ms good enough for Gaming?

2ms is better,but 5ms is plenty fast enough.
That's the response rate on mine and I don't see any video problems.
 

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I asked this question in gaming section but nobody replied.

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A:Is this a good gaming PC?

Looks pretty good to me, and if you can afford that, then I say go for it.

You might want to wait on some other opinions, though.
 

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A:Is this a good PC for gaming?

An idea

If you go to ebuyer/newegg/scan or any major hardware etailor.com you can price up all of the parts individually. Then you could see the total and you would know if you are getting a bargain or not.

From the spec I would think that you would have a great time with gaming on that rig.

Ciao!
 

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A:Good PC for gaming?

That's no good for gaming at all.
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A:Want a good gaming pc

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16824161025
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check out newegg.com for other deals too you can probably find an even better one fo your budget
 

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A:Is this a good gaming PC?

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A:Is this a good gaming PC?

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A:Will this be a good gaming PC?

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That build does not justify the $1800 price tag at all. Are you willing to build you own PC (get components and put them together)? What games will you be playing? What resolution will you be gaming at?
 

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A:Is This PSU good enough for a gaming rig?

The PSU needs to be mounted so that the fan is underneath and not on top. That way, it pulls the warm air from within the case and vents it away from your system through the PSU, with the air exiting your system through the grid of holes on its rear panel.

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A:How good is this pc for gaming?

Get an SSD for a boot drive and some games. That mobo doesn't fully support the 1600mhz ram, itsupports DDR3 1333+ if it's over clocked, it will work just not as fast the ram could go.
 

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Good swap on those components - put the money where the gaming performance is.

Also consider the 10% OC option for only $19 unless you plan to OC yourself - a cheap upgrade, although it may affect other choices.

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No operating system checked. Are you going to install some software you already have?

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A:How good is this PC for gaming?

Hi Cal,
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A:Pc good for gaming?

Decent, 9500 GT is a bit weak for modern gaming though. Also, the 400W power supply has to be of high quality to really be enough for that. Corsair, OCZ, Enermax, Seasonic, Silverstone, PC Power & cooling...

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A:Think this is a good gaming PC build?

Question: What is your budget? This info will go a long way in helping us help you. If you are going hard drive I suggest the Western Digital Black Series over the Seagate.

Also, consider NewEgg.com's site as you research.
 

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A:Can you recommend a good cpu for gaming?

That's the same cpu I have in my system.....runs every thing well GTA 4, Mafia 2, and Flatout......

Some of the chips are very good over-clockers....but not mine

You haven't filled out your system spec's so I can't tell if you have a AM3+ board....

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A:Is my laptop good for gaming?

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A:Would you buy this for gaming? Cheap but good?

Install fraps... You need at least 60FPS for the games to be enjoyable in my honest opinion. There is a huge difference between it running max settings/res, and it actually being playable.

Others will have to tell you if the price is worth it, as I'm from the UK.

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A:Looking at a new laptop, good for gaming?

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I read someone say earlier that radeon is coming out with a cheaper version of the 8800 pretty soon, you sure you want to blow the cash on an 8800?
 

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A:Good Gaming Laptop?

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A:X1950 pro good for gaming?

Hi,

this link gives a list of cards and their performance

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A:Is this laptop good for gaming?

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A:good moniter for gaming

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NEC
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AOC

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A:Is this a good gaming system?

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A:Is this a good gaming PC setup?

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A:Is This A Good Gaming Laptop ???

the page is not responding - I think you will find laptops still do not play games very well - unless you pay a lot for the device - very few have a true seperate graphics card - you will need to look at the spec very carefully

my HP laptop DV5094 does have a seperate 128MB graphics card - but never played games on it.
 

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A:Is this a good / cheap gaming rig?

Good rig, quality components. Years ago I used to see what PCGamer was recommending before I built my own.
 

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-Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I54670K

-MSI Z87-G45 Gaming LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Pro Gaming with Killer Networking & Sound Blaster Intel Motherboard

-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

-Seagate Barracuda 3 TB HDD SATA 6 Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 7200 RPM 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST3000DM001

-RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-530SS 530W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply, New Version with Build-in LED Fan On/Off Switch

-Cooler Master HAF X - High Air Flow Full Tower Computer Case with Windowed Side Panel and USB 3.0 Ports

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 so
 

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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