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Windows 7 on Athlon 64 x2 3800+ 2.0GHz and 4gb of DDR 400

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August 24, 2012 12:55:52 AM

Ok, my brother wants a pc mostly for minecraft and other not so demanding games, but he's really cheap. I have said cpu and ram laying around and would like to know how well they would play minecraft with Windows 7 x64. Graphics card would be HD 5570.

And also, I upgraded my Phenom II heatsink and have the stuck one, will this fit on a 939 bracket?

Thanks in advance.

Xander
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August 24, 2012 1:03:23 AM

It'll probably run minecraft easily. Is it going to be a fast computer compared to most comps nowadays? Nope. Is it enough to play minecraft? Yes.
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August 24, 2012 1:14:04 AM

Also in regards to your heatsink... It might possibly work but I would think not as Socket 939 was way outdated / EOLD when recent AM2+/ AM3 / Am3+ processors were released.
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August 24, 2012 1:34:12 AM

Chuck it. I wouldn't be surprised if Youtube stutters with one other open tab.
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August 24, 2012 4:16:07 AM

Honestly I think it should suffice for Minecraft, My old laptop C2D @ 2.2GHz and Radeon 4530M were certainly capable of playing MC and those two basically perform in the same category.
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August 24, 2012 10:45:47 AM

I'd imagine he'd be fine like the others said. My old 3800 served me well for several years and upgraded to i5 at the start of the year. I upgraded for speedier video transcoding/audio work and have had a good boost, but for everyday tasks I'd be hard pushed to know the difference.

Not gaming much at the moment and I know the old cpu would struggle with modern stuff, but there again stuck with my old 7900gs for the time being so your brother is luckier than me lol
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August 24, 2012 11:25:12 AM

Smeg45 said:
Chuck it. I wouldn't be surprised if Youtube stutters with one other open tab.


You don't need a i7 to play youtube videos without stuttering, i can play youtube videos with a AMD sempron without stuttering.

That would be good enough for youtube and minecraft (not at the same time probably).
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