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Is this build any good
Sep 8, 2010, 8:43 PM
Hi, can you please tell me if this build is any good for big gaming, i.e crysis, cod2, bc2 etc. I can have this build for £365.
AMD Athlon II X2 Dual Core 255 3.10GHz (Socket AM3) Processor.
Asus M4A78LT-M LE AMD 760G (Socket AM3) DDR3 PCI-Express Motherboard.
XFX ATI Radeon HD 5550 "AVP Edition" 1024MB DDR2 PCI-Express Graphics Card.
GeiL 2GB (1x2GB) DDR3 Memory.
Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" SATA II Hard Drive.
Samsung 22x Internal DVD±R/RW SATA Drive.
Xigmatek Asgard Pure Black Edition Gaming Case with 600W PSU
Choice of XP, Windows 7 or Vista.
Please let me know if anything needs changing. Thanks
Sep 9, 2010
Sep 9, 2010, 12:32 AM
you are going to need something more powerful for crysis, cod2 and BC2
something like this
Phenom II x3 (at least a x4 would be best)
AMD 880G chipset
ATI Radeon 5770
4 gigs of RAM
and a 500 watt PSU
Sep 9, 2010, 12:39 AM
^+ I agree 100% with the above post.
Anything less is a waste of money and effort.
My 1st build.
New Guy with a New Build AMD $600
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Sep 9, 2010, 12:48 AM
Well... Everyone is correct about the build but it'll play Call of Duty 2 fine... Might not play Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 though
Sep 9, 2010, 12:53 AM
well yeah, cod2 on an athlon 2 is good and on a 5550 but not crysis and BC2
Sep 9, 2010, 7:42 AM
Thankyou very much for your time and help. Its much appreciated.
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