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WEll I had a old pc sitting around and wanted to play css and hl2 on it
So it hooked it up.

Intel p2 400mhz oc'd to 620mhz L2 512kb
256mb Memory 2x64mb 1x128mb pc133 OC'd to pc 160
had old 2 mb trident videocard
160GB 8mb cache maxtor like mine. but its ide.
420watt psu Thermaltake
Soundblaster live 5.1
Aopen AGP Motherboard with oc technology.

So I tryed to play a game didnt work out so well
So i jumped in the car or truck in my pictures and went to
Microcenter they had a Nvidia Fx5500 256mb on sale for 40 dollars
So i bought it stuck it in.

then I fell asleep so i couldnt test it im at school now
So how good should i be able to play games now.
    
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car or truck? not sure which it is you drive? lol i looked... i'd say truck.
    
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Anyways would you say this thing will play games now.
    
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It will play almost every game , but at low settings
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What about CARBON:
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TooFAST4YOU View Post
What about CARBON:
It will play that game at low settings im afraid.
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Ah well i had a 1ghz proccessor in it but my uncle wanted it back Its SLOT 1.
    
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