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http://store.steampowered.com is having sales now and for the next 4 days. You may see repeat sales of Batman Arkham for $7.50. Get That. You may also see Battlefeild: Bad Company2 for $6.80. Get that too. If you see Darksiders for $10, I suggest that one also. Dirt2 for $5 is as a really good buy. You may see Metro 2033 for $10, which is a fair price. Plants vs. Zombies for $7 is great also and I'm sure many would say you'll get your money out of Fallout3 for $22.50. Mass Effect 2 is $15 and a lot of people Love it, I didn't but you can try the free demo and decide for yourself. Bioshock is $5. Torchlight is $5. The Orange Box is $15. AudioSurf is $5. etc. etc. etc.

This is a good week to start your library, for sure.
Edited by BillOhio - 12/29/10 at 7:16am
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That system should be able to run any game, though not always at the highest settings, and you don't necessarily have to have the highest settings to have a good gameplay experience. If your 6850 doesn't choke on that PSU (430W should be enough, but the CX series is not up to Corsair's usual high standards).

One thing you didn't mention: what monitor do you have? Because what resolution you run at will have a major effect on your framerates. 1920 x 1080 is more demanding than 1680 x 1050, etc.

Other than that, it mainly depends on what kind of games you like. I notice you didn't mention any MMOs, RPGs, strategy or combat flight sims. That's too bad, because that's about all I like (well, ok, with the the occasional FPS for times when I just feel like killing something), and I might have had some suggestions.
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Ow no i love mmos and rpg's and i know plenty of them, so i didnt really need any guidance in that area. I screen resolution is 1028x768 but i plan to get a new monitor soon
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Ow no i love mmos and rpg's and i know plenty of them, so i didnt really need any guidance in that area. I screen resolution is 1028x768 but i plan to get a new monitor soon
Ok, good! Well... I can recommend the Hanns-G HH241-HPB. That's a 23.6" LCD at 1920 x 1080 (1080P). I have two of them, and I like them a lot. They were $180 each with free shipping at Newegg. I got the first one at a sale price, then the second several months later, after the regular price dropped to what I'd payed for the first.
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I don't know if Just Cause 2 is still on sale, but I have a blast playing it! If you're the kind of guy who likes open-world, sandbox type games without really a set thing to do at all times, you'll love JC2.
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You should get Mass Effect 2, Assassins Creed 2, Mafia 2, Mirrors Edge etc
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Ill defiantly check out JC2
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You should get Mass Effect 2, Assassins Creed 2, Mafia 2, Mirrors Edge etc
Played them all but Mafia 2, they all sucked.
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I think BC2, Crysis+warhead, Oblivion, Fallout 3, Starcraft 2, Metro 2033, etc..... There isn't really any list one can give since it's all preferences, but, these above are good starting points. Everyone needs to try crysis(you can try demo if you want instead). BC2 is a great Multiplayer FPS. Starcraft 2 is a great RTS game with a decent story. Oblivion and Fallout 3 are both open world RPGs and you have Metro 2033, another fps with Crysis level gfx although you're underground more times than not.

There are also some of the indie games such as super meat boy, minecraft, etc.... Some horrors games such as F.E.A.R.+exps, F.E.A.R. 2 and pneumbra. You also have Mass Effect series, half-life series, portal, TF2, etc.... You have simulators such as ARMA, MS Flight simulator, etc... Some racing such as DIRT, Grid, etc.... There are a ton more that I can't recall
    
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Starcraft 2 =)
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