PC hardware forum: Is this computer a good gaming computer for its price $799

by: chris123284 November 4, 2009 6:56 PM PST

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Is this computer a good gaming computer for its price $799

by chris123284 - 11/4/09 6:56 PM

Hey guys i am getting a computer for christmas and i live in canada. I know some meanings of computer terms but some i don't i saw this computer at futureshop for 799 which is the max amount of money i can get i was wondering if you guys could tell me if its any good for the price tag and if it would play games very well. Thanks in advance, Chris

Processor Type AMD Phenom II X4 925
Processor Speed 2.8GHz
RAM 8GB PC2-6400 DDR2 (Exp Up To 16GB)
Hard Drive Speed/Capacity 750GB 7200RPM
Optical Drives DVD +/-R/RW With LightScribe
Graphics ATI Radeon HD 4650
Pre-loaded Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit
Graphics
Dedicated Video Memory Yes
Shared Video Memory No
TV Tuner No
Video Memory 1GB Dedicated
Display
HDCP Compliant Yes
Native Screen Resolution Not Applicable
Screen Size/Type Not Applicable
Audio
Audio Output High-Def Audio; 8 Speaker Configurable
Digital Input No
Digital Output Yes
Integrated Microphone No
Line Out Yes
Line-In input Yes
Microphone Input Yes
Sound Card NVIDIA GeForce 9100
Speaker Wattage Information Not Available
Speakers No
Networking
Ethernet Port 10/100 Ethernet
Integrated Bluetooth No
Integrated WiFi No
Inputs/Outputs
Card Reader Yes - 15-In-1 Card Reader
Component Output No
Composite Output No
DVI Output Yes
E-SATA No
FireWire (IEEE 1394) 1 - Back
HDMI Yes
Keyboard HP USB
Modem 56K V.90
Mouse HP USB Optical
Remote No
S-Video Output No
USB 2.0 2 - Front; 4 - Back
VGA Output Yes
Webcam No
Computing Features
Available AGP Slots No
Available Hard Drive Bays See The Features Section
Available Memory Slots 4 Total (Occupied)
Available Optical Bays 2 External 5.25" (1 Available)
Available PCI Slots No
Available PCI-E Slots See The Features Section
Power Supply Information Not Available
Processor Cache 2MB L2; 6MB L3 Shared
Removable Storage No
System Bus 4000MHz System Bus
Software
Loaded Software 1 HP MediaSmart Software Suite
Loaded Software 2 Muvee AutoProducer Basic
Loaded Software 3 Cyberlink DVD Suite Deluxe
Loaded Software 4 Microsoft Works 9
Operating System Language Bilingual
Product Features
Tower Depth 42.80 cm
Tower Height 38.91 cm
Tower Width 17.45 cm
Warranty Labour 1 Year Limited
Warranty Parts 1 Year Limited
Tower Weight 4.42 kg

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