CPU

  matt210222 19:18 16 Dec 2007
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Processor Brand: Intel®
Processor Class: Pentium® D
Processor Number: 915
Processor Speed: 2.80GHz

Would this processor be good enough for gaming? Currently I have 1 gig of ram but on the way too 3 gigs and I am needing to know if this will be good for gaming or atleast sufficient? thanks in advance.

  SANTOS7 19:22 16 Dec 2007

fair test is to try it with the setup you have when you install your new memory, not a gamer but i would say its fast enough..

  woodchip 19:25 16 Dec 2007

I think it's a Celeron

  matt210222 19:39 16 Dec 2007

This may be a dumb question but I do not know alot on CPU's, but is that a bad thing being a Celeron?

  woodchip 19:40 16 Dec 2007

Its a Slow P4

  SANTOS7 20:10 16 Dec 2007

click here

full specs here...

  woodchip 20:19 16 Dec 2007

that should be ok for games, they have changed model number as D used to be for Celeron

  Rubus 20:24 16 Dec 2007

It's old & slow.

In short, no, it won't be good enough for todays games. Fine for checkers, not so fine for Crysis.

It really depends what type of games you want to play.

  Crash 20:30 16 Dec 2007

Its not a celeron its a dual core pentium the "in between" CPU between the P4 and core 2 duo. Do you know what motherboard you are using? That processor will run most of todays games but at minimum spec as long as you have a good graphics card with at least 256mb memory.

  Belatucadrus 20:48 16 Dec 2007

Check the system requirements for whatever game you have in mind. Assuming you've got a half way decent graphics card it'll be fine for most of the stuff you can buy, but as has already been stated some of the newer stuff will strain it.

  Quiller. 21:06 16 Dec 2007

You have a 64bit dual core cpu. Thats 2 X 2.8Ghz .click here

Thats a fairly good cpu:))

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