good gaming set up?

  londonlion 13:25 26 Aug 2008
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hi, i put a post up the other day about getting a decent graphics card for a gaming pc that my mate is building for me, after your recommendations i went for the one you suggested...

i was just wondering if these parts will make a decent gaming rig that can play the latest games in top quality like Age Of Conan and Crysis..

any help is appreciated, cheers

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  woodchip 13:57 26 Aug 2008

I would have thought you would have posted this in the Games Forum, not general Computer Help Forum. I think you would get a better response in there.

  kalignorgna 14:35 26 Aug 2008

the rig will work with aoc, Crysis and other new games. but im unsure about the performance your get
with a PowerColor HD 4850 512MB GDDR3 Dual DVI HDTV Out PCI-E Graphics Card from the lock of it it should be able to cope with high detail but not top detail

  Ditch999 14:53 26 Aug 2008

Why buy a retail CPU then buy another HSF? You get a HSF with the retail CPU.

I would also buy a better quality PSU and if the case takes it a 120mm fan instead of a 80mm one.

  Ditch999 14:54 26 Aug 2008

and a 4850 will not play Crysis at top quality

  londonlion 15:03 26 Aug 2008

alright cheers for the input, il let him know about the comments

  citadel 16:04 26 Aug 2008

crisis slows even top of the range cards, I would get a better psu, cheap psu's cannot produce their rated wattage under load. look for a psu with the 80% plus efficiency logo.

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