05-04-2005, 02:02 AM #1Disabled
- Join Date
- Mar 2005
Computer / AntiVirus recommendation?
I'am looking for a new pc to use for personal use and gaming! I'am looking for some recommendations, I'am looking into this computer
• AMD Athlon™ 64 3200+
• ATI Radeon® Xpress 200
• Double-layer DVD+/-RW • Separate CD-ROM drive
• 160GB hard drive
• 8-in-1 media card reader
Do you think its worth buying? Its at $629.99 -$50 (mail in rebate), price comes to $579.99 after rebates.
Here are some of the featuers and specs this computer comes / has!
Superior gaming performance: With the AMD Athlon™ 64 3200+ 2.0GHz processor and super-fast 2000MHz system bus, you're ready to take on the next generation of ultra-realistic 64-bit gaming software.
Powerful graphics: The PCI-Express® ATI Radeon® Xpress 200 graphics card supports DirectX® 9 and Open GL technologies so you can enjoy the latest interactive 3D games. The 128MB of DDR shared video memory will keep the imaging smooth and sharp.
Compelling sound: Two amplified stereo speakers are ready to bring your music and games to life. If you want to upgrade to a serious surround system, this desktop features Dolby 5.1 (6-channel) support for high-definition audio.
Dual optical drives: Use the DVD+/-RW drive to store and record double the data. This drive uses special double-layer DVD media to record up to 8.5GB of information on one disc. When the DVD drive is busy, you can listen to music playing on the separate CD-ROM drive.
Connect everything: One FireWire® and seven USB 2.0 ports let you add a wide assortment of peripherals.
Keep everything: The expansive 7200RPM 160GB hard drive lets you archive everything from small memos to large multimedia files.
8-in-1 media card reader: This versatile card reader is compatible with Secure Digital (SD™), Smart Media, MicroDrive, Memory Stick®/Pro™, Compact Flash™, MultiMediaCard and USB 2.0. Transferring digital media has never been easier.
Processor brand AMD
Processor type Athlon™ 64
Processor speed 2.0GHz
Level 2 cache 512KB
RAM 512MB DDR
RAM expandable to: 4GB
Hard drive size 160GB 7200RPM
Drive bays available Two 3.5"
Parallel port 1
Network Interface Card (NIC) Yes
Video memory 128MB DDR (shared)
Pointing device 2-button wheel mouse
Do you think this is worth buying? Overall its an Amd 64 3200 rigth? Do you think this would be good for using as a gaming / personal pc, for the games I plan to run on it is, cod:uo and all moh versions!
Another recommnedation is this, what's a good anti virus I should use to delet viruses? I have AVG now and it does not work so good as far as I can see, whats the best anti virus system out their that does the job to clean?
Thanks for all of your posts!!
05-04-2005, 03:00 AM #2Junior Guru
- Join Date
- Feb 2003
- San Francisco, CA
Wrong forum for this type of questions, dude. You'd better go to Lounge with this.First Amendment of a webhost: if you fail to prepare, prepare to fail.
05-04-2005, 04:54 AM #3Grand Nagus
- Join Date
- Dec 2002
This definitely belongs in The Lounge and SEARCH is your friendWhat's your budget?
Seriously, what's your budget?