will these specs be ok to play latest games

  gary46 19:42 06 Oct 2010

a bloke at work as offered me his old pc the specs he as given me (amd 939 pin 2.4 ghz x 2 proccessor ,2 x geforce 8800 gtx 1 gig ded ram sli ,2gig ram ,windows xp
i presume the specs are quite dated but would it run some of the latest games ok (mainly first person shooters)
also i will need to purchase a 19 or 22 inch monitor so any advice would be a big help
thank you in advance

  citadel 19:54 06 Oct 2010

it should be ok, when they make games they take into account not everyone has a top machine. monitors are cheap now so you may as well get a 24 inch.

  AL47 19:59 06 Oct 2010

it wont play them very well, not the demanding ones, interesting choice on the 2x 8800gtx

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

OnePlus 5 review

Alice Saey's mesmerising animation for Dutch singer Mark Lotterman

iPad Pro 10.5in (2017) review

Comment booster votre iPhone ?