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is there a site where I can check the cpu requirements of a game?
Im gonna get a new phone tomorrow and want something cheap but fast enough to play 3d games like GTA.

I tested my friend's phone with 1.2Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon dualcore.
It can run Call of Duty Blackops with no lag, but im not sure if its enough to handle GTA or NFS Most wanted
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Not sure about a website the breaks down a full list of system requirements, but if you look up the game on play.google.com it should give you a list of phones its available on since most games are only available on certain phones (rather than stating system requirements, its the manufacturers way of making sure a phone can handle it).

In general, searching around it looks like most people suggest at least a dual core, over 1Ghz processor to stand any chance of either of those games not being laggy.

Hope that helps.
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Not sure about a website the breaks down a full list of system requirements, but if you look up the game on play.google.com it should give you a list of phones its available on since most games are only available on certain phones (rather than stating system requirements, its the manufacturers way of making sure a phone can handle it).

In general, searching around it looks like most people suggest at least a dual core, over 1Ghz processor to stand any chance of either of those games not being laggy.

Hope that helps.

thanks for the info. since this is ocn i have to ask, can we overclock android phones?

also some more questions:

1. Can I install VLC player on any android phone os? (example: gingerbread, icecream, etc.)

2. What games are very similar to their pc counterpart, please suggest me some good games.
I found out that Heroes Might and Magic, Quake III, NFS, and GTA have android versions but I need more.
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All phones can be OC'd, it just depends on the ROM, kernel and program you use to OC the phone. Some phones achieve massive OC's, whereas others barely OC at all, so it's also SOC and lottery dependent. I believe an OC of 400MHz isn't out of the ordinary but whether you notice it is a different matter.
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