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  1. #1

    Question Computer / AntiVirus recommendation?

    hi there,

    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"
    FireWire 1
    Parallel port 1
    Network Interface Card (NIC) Yes
    Video memory 128MB DDR (shared)
    Input devices
    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!!


  2. #2
    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.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    This definitely belongs in The Lounge and SEARCH is your friend
    What's your budget?

    Seriously, what's your budget?

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