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Just ordered all the parts to build my first gaming rig today. It was a budget gaming PC and now that i have it i cant really think of any games to get. I will be gettting Call of duty 4, GTA IV, San Andreas.

Anyone suggest some games for me to get? Also will my rig be able to play like call of duty, gta and other games decent enough or will i have problems?

~Ben
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post #2 of 21
Yes, your computer will run those games fine except for Grand Theft Auto 4.
Some games to look at are
Bad Company 2 with Vietnam DLC, Company of Heroes (you can get the online version for free), F.E.A.R.2, Splinter Cell Conviction and DiRT 2.
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Dirt 2 sounds good, had it on Xbox awesome game. Could you explain why GTA IV will have problems?
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post #4 of 21

You should be fine. GTA4 is hard on any system tho, you might have to tweak a few settings like shadows, to make it smoother. There are some great game deals out right now, stuff thats fun and will make good use of your system:

Dirt2 $5 (sale ends in a few hours) http://store.steampowered.com/app/12840/

Mafia II Amazon Digital Download $12.50 (game key will activate on steam too!)



Crysis / Crysis Warhead Bundle $10 (sale ends in a few hours) http://store.steampowered.com/sale/holiday2010_crysis


I would keep checking Steam sales as they rotate over the next few days.
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First gaming computer. Really excited =). Glad that i got a decent rig for my Budget and i can run some good games!

What is this Crysis, see alot of people talking about it

Thanks Demon, ill also take a look on steam
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Really excited =)

What was the =) supposed to be if I had whatever I don't have

What is it that people use, that I don't have so that I see, for instance, =) just now, or and all those things, Ive never downloaded any special font package for any windows

My MB arrives next Mon or Tue hopefully, and once I get a 69xx in late Feb, this will be my first big games rig in years...Oh man I can't wait either, I started buying the parts in mid Nov. The monitor should arrive in the city today, but I wouldn't be surprised if its not delivered till tomorrow...
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Dirt 2 sounds good, had it on Xbox awesome game. Could you explain why GTA IV will have problems?
GTA is a CPU`s worst nightmare. It barely even acknowledges a GPU is in existence no no matter how expensive and monstrous the card. Keep your textures medium or lower and everything else 50% and lower you should be ok.
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Well i can do with out GTA IV more the other GTA's that im looking to play. Vice city and San Andreas are the best! =)
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Just found a game called Arma, looks pretty damn good! Would i be able to run it on my Rig?
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post #10 of 21
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Just found a game called Arma, looks pretty damn good! Would i be able to run it on my Rig?
ARMA is pretty intensive. you could, but would be slow and wouldnt look nice + its nnot amazingly fun, its a proper war simulator not a run and gun FPS like COD
     
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