Is this a worthwhile system? Tags: Homebuilt Computer Systems Last response: December 16, 2005 12:10 PM in Systems Share legoflamb December 16, 2005 10:44:12 AM Hi I got a new computer but i found out they pretty much lied about the GFX card in it (that's dixons for you) its: p4 HT 3.0 1gb infineon ram x300 HM ati plus some other bits It cost £545 I'm taking it back and I think I'm going to buy this stuff: CPU - AMD 64 3700+ 939 L2 1meg cache MOBO - Asus A8N 939 motherboard GPU - Nvidia 6800 XT 256 meg RAM - Corsair Value Select 1GB PC3200 Kit 2x184 Pin DIMM Is this a good enough computer for running doom in good settings and stuff? The one i have now cant even run brothers in arms playably! More about : worthwhile system | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove pickxx December 16, 2005 12:10:04 PM Well it should be alright....Try to find a 6800GS, that will play your games at playable settings. Its $200US....but a nice sweet spot. Also what exact Asus board is that? What power supply do you have? Other then that everything looks fine. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Is this a worthwhile system?> Related ressources: ForumRaptor System Drive worthwhile ? ForumNeed advice: What GPU upgrade would be worthwhile ? ForumA worthwhile CPU/GPU upgrade? ForumIs a 7850 a worthwhile upgrade from a 6770? ForumCarryover from Graphics Card...is this build worthwhile ? ForumSSD to SSD upgrade for gaming, worthwhile ? ForumCPU Upgrade Worthwhile ? ForumSATA 3(SATA 6Gb/s) really worthwhile ? ForumIs it worthwhile to SLI an MSI GTS 250 - 512 ForumUpgrade - Is this worthwhile ? ForumIs it worthwhile to upgrade to HD4870 from HD3870? Forumminimum worthwhile upgrade? ForumWorthwhile upgrading? Forumx1950 pro vs 9800 pro worthwhile ? ForumIs this a worthwhile upgrade? ForumIs a graphics card worthwhile ? ForumOpteron 170 a worthwhile upgrade from a 4000+CH ForumDELTA-double regulation worthwhile ? ForumUpgrade from xp2600 to xp3200 worthwhile ? ForumCpu/Gpu/Motherboard Suggestion More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !