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I am new the overclocking... (I have been out of computer tech for a few years too so there is now so much to learn)

I just ordered a prebuilt cheap system from new egg:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16883227044R

Which I am hoping to use to play:
Assassins Creed
COD4 (right now I am playing on lap top @ a blazzing 7-12fps )
Grid
Halo 2

I also went ahead a purchased some nice (I hope) RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146673

The system wont be here for a couple more days but I want read up on everything I can to make the computer run those games at full eye candy.

This site looks like it will have some great info...

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Hi and Welcome to OCN!!!
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Hello
Fill in your PC specs in the User control panel
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i dont think an 8600GT will play assassins creed that well, my mate has got 1 in his pc and its not that great to be honest

EDIT... ive just got GRID today.... what a game, graphics are realy nice aswell. I love drivng games.... What do you guys think of it ??
Edited by wiggy2k7 - 6/2/08 at 4:07pm
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post #5 of 19
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Wiggy,

I hope you are wrong about Assassins Creed and 8600gt... I found lots of videos and people saying that they were doing this game with an 8600gt and full eye candy.

Do you have GRID demo or full game? The game here on this side of the pond does not release until the 4th. Can you compare Grid to GT5 or Forza? The game just looked assume! But I have not had a chance to play it yet!
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Welcome to OCN.
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post #7 of 19
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So are these guysvFull of BS... (I hope not)! :
http://www.gamespot.com/pc/action/as...271&pid=935316


I want to upgrade to either an 8800gts or 9800gtx but not for a little while... I already spent $1k between games, controllers, and a basic starter plateform... I dont have another 300 for a better card yet!
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Wiggy,

I hope you are wrong about Assassins Creed and 8600gt... I found lots of videos and people saying that they were doing this game with an 8600gt and full eye candy.

Do you have GRID demo or full game? The game here on this side of the pond does not release until the 4th. Can you compare Grid to GT5 or Forza? The game just looked assume! But I have not had a chance to play it yet!
I got it wrong.... he has an 8500GT not an 8600GT, sorry

EDIT do you mean GRID isnt out in america/canada untill the 4th ???... you guys normaly get everything before us aswell
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post #9 of 19
Hi and welcome to the forum.How much you paid?If we can know?Maybe you can cancel and get better rig for the money you paid.
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post #10 of 19
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its on the way (if I had found this before I purchased I would have asked before buying) but I paid 549 for:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16883227044R

Then I paid 48.99 for:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146673

BTW will that ram work that mother board?
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