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Is this computer any good??? thanks!!

Q: Is this computer any good??? thanks!!

Hi im just about to but a compute, it has the following spec:-

Chip Type: AMD Athlon XP Processor Speed: 3 GHz
Memory (RAM): 512 MB Hard Drive Capacity: 120 GB
Brand: Compaq Primary Drive: DVD+/-RW
Graphics: nvidia geforce fx 5200

Is it any good? will it cope with the latest games?
also what is the difference between having an AMD athlon XP processor and having intel p4?
because it is AMD Athlon XP will it be more difficult to change parts such as ram?

i am going to buy it second hand 2years old for £250 is it worth it?

THANK YOU SO MUCH V APPRECIATED
SAM.

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Hello,
I am new to the forum, but not new to computing. I recently started having problems with this Vista Home Premium box not being able to resolve DNS names for only computers on my home network (all others XP boxes or Windows Server 2003). It can ping the IP addresses of the local boxes. It doesn't have a problem connecting to the internet. But this is a big problem when it comes to sharing files within my local network.

I have disabled Windows Firewall and McAfee Firewall and Services to try and diagnose the problem.

I have been googling this for a couple of days looking for ideas, but I have none. I have validated that DNS is running. NETBios over DHCP is enabled. Subnet mask is 255.255.255. DHCP and DNS server IP is correct.

Anything that anyone could point me to try? I am out of ideas.

A:Ping on Workgroup Computer Names Bad / IP Addresses Good / Internet Good

Unless you've got a DNS server running at home, it's rather unlikely that DNS is being used to resolve names of your home computers when pinging by name. Instead, the machine does a broadcast (on the local segment) to the effect of "if you're called XYZ, please get back to me and tell me your IP address".

If that's not working for you, my first inclination would be to suspect firewalls on the other machines - not necessarily on the machine exhibiting symptoms. Try disabling and even uninstalling (3rd-party) firewalls while you're troubleshooting, and also test what happens when all machines are booted to [safe mode + net].

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Hey,

I have about a 5 year old computer i will tell you the specs.

MSI (VIA) MS-6309 v2.0 - Motherboard
512MB PC133 SDRAM
850Mhz Intel Celeron - now overclocked to 1Ghz
40GB Western Digital 5400rpm HDD(now slave) - now with a second 7200 40GB as master
it came with a (tornado?) video card but i now upgraded to a NVIDIA GeForce FX5200 which is a 256MB AGP 8x card.

I got it because it was at a VERY good price and it out of the packet but my friend builds computers and he got the wrong gfx card so he sold this one to me cheap... my computer is an AGP 4x. I understand i cant upgrade that unless i get a new motherboard. I have drivers that microsoft installed by itself (Nvidia GeForce FX5200 Microsoft Corporation) is it worth going to the nvidia website and upgrading to their drivers? my computer is really old and slow and i want to get the best performance out of this card... I dont think i can run games like Need For Speed Underground 2 can i? because i have a slow processor? i tried to play Halo Trial downloaded from microsoft but it went to the loading screen at the start but then just shut down before it got to the menu.

My point is... what can i do to get maximum performance out of this card but without increasing the startup items too much etc

Thankyou
 

A:Good Video Card... Not so good computer

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i wanted to kno if i need some sort of cooling device for my computer

motherboard - 44.C (111.F)
CPU - 52.C (126.F)
 

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ive got a computer that will turn on and has all my computer stuff (music, movies blah blah blah,) from before i deployed to iraq, during its time in storage the computers video card took a **** and wont display on any tvs or monitors i have, but will still turn on and sounds like its running fine, my brother gave me his new computer when i got back and i was wondering how to hook up those hard drives from the other computer to my new computer so i can get all my IRON MAIDEN SONGS, and movies and other stuff, looking for the simpliest way to go about this thanks!
 

A:Xfer harddrive from blind computer to good computer

yes you can do that, just hook the hard drive up will the right cables and your free to copy all your info over to the new computer
 

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Hey Guys. I've been looking around to make myself a custom computer. I was wondering if you guys could say if this computer is good for my use. I do some basic gaming (Minecraft and Runescape), Average Video Editing (Sony Vegas), Very Basic Photo Editing (GIMP), I also want to always have open Firefox, TweetDeck, and Windows Live Messenger so is my RAM enough?

Specs of Computer:

Powerup ATX Mid-Tower Case
Intel Pentium Dual-Core E6500 Processor
Kingston HyperX blu 4GB DDR3 Desktop Memory
Western Digital 500GB Caviar Blue Hard Drive
Galaxy GeForce GT 430 Video Card - 1024MB GDDR3, PCI-Express 2.0, DVI, HDMI, VGA DirectX 11
1 Built in Case Fan
Coolmax CMF-1225-BL 120mm UV LED Cooling Case Fan - Blue
Vantec Spectrum PCI Fan Card with Blue UV LED
450 Watt Power Supply (Is the power supply enough?)

Also another question is my cooling cooling fans enough for my Computer to use and will a Stock CPU Fan be good enough as well? Please leave details!

Edit - I've heard the Intel Pentium is old how is that? I've gone into Best Buy and most Laptops and Desktops have the Pentium E Series I do know that the Pentium D Series is dinosaur old but is the Pentium E too? and if so why is Best Buy still using them?

A:Is this computer good for my use?

Hello there, for what you want to use it, i think it's ok.

Take a look at my system specs. i have a E6500 with 4GB DDR2 800 and a 8400GS (a.k.a. the worst dedicated video card ever) and i happen to like it, despites the video card (which i'll be upgrading it someday soon)

450W for that PC is just fine. how much is the PC worth?

I have the OEM cooler and under 100% load it stays at 57?C, idle temps about 37?C, because i live in the caribbean so the regular temps here are between 25 - 35?C.

If you're not an enthusiast, that'll be more than enough

Cheers.

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Yeah here is my set up, And it's having a hard time on min settings:

Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit SP1
Asus M2n-SLIDeluxe
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+ 3.15 GHz
6 Gb ram
MSI GeForce 9600 GT 1GB 256-bit GDDR3

So yeah, Not only that, but I've been having crashes like you wouldn't believe. I just updated all my drivers and they are all good. Any hits or suggestions you could throw my way?
 

A:My computer should be good!

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I neeed some advice. I am a computer novice and want to know if this is a good system.

Core 2 Duo E7500 CPU
2.96GHz, 3MB Cache, 1066MHz FSB CPU Detail
4GB DDR2 Memory
Multi-Card Reader
640GB Hard DiskDVD Super Multi (Dual Layer)
Rear Firewire
Windows 7 Home PremiumW 100mm X H 265mm X D 352mm
 

A:Is this a good computer?

You can define "good," by what you need it for.
 

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Does anyone know if this computer's specs are good enough to run world of warcraft on ultra with atleast a good FPS?

BUYPOWER Gamer Supreme 556XLC Desktop PC Phenom II X6 1100T(3.3GHz) 8GB DDR3 2TB HDD Capacity AMD Radeon HD 6970 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

ww.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227316R&Tpk=ibuypower%206970
 

A:Is this computer good enough for WoW?

No problem at all. Couldn't access the link. What power supply do they have installed and how much wattage does it purport to supply?
 

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I am looking to purchase the Compaq Presario CQ61-311AX for $787 AUD

Here is a link with all the stats http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/au/en/ho/WF06b/321957-321957-3329742-89318-89318-3938633-4059616.html

Do you believe this is a reliable laptop and good value for money?

Thx,
Fastzr
 

A:Is this a good computer?

Its a decent notebook for this price range.

You may choose to have a look at this dell notebook its slightly expensive than the Compaq you were looking at; but it is a good buy in humble view.
 

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I need a program that will
Accept an entry of three separate numbers
Add 5 to each number
Output the sum of all new numbers to the output register

Now I have been messing around with this java simulator for a few days now and I just cannot for the love of god figure it out, I have been given this task and no matter what I read or watch, it isn't really helping me when trying to write the program.
Show me mercy I'm a total novice
 

A:Anyone good with little man computer....anyone?

This question gets asked every few months on the forums. I bet you can find your answer with a little bit of searching.
 

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My Dad is looking for a new Desktop computer and I'm trying to help him the best I can with making a decision on what to get. Here's what he wants, he wants one with a Flat Panel, CD RW/R, DVD Drive, Floppy Drive, 512 MB DDR SDRAM, 80 GB Hard Drive and Microsoft Word. He's going to use it for Word Processing, Internet, E-mail, Watching DVD's, and playing CD's. Any recommended brands? Is Compaq any good? We were considering at HP Pavilion but he thinks its too expensive. Is Dell good or not? Any help would be appreciated! The Sales Clerk said that Emachines is now better than what it was several years ago, don't know if its true or not, do you agree? He said HP was good and so was Emachines. I tried to help him as much as I could but I only know so much about computers, brands I'm not so familiar with what is good and what isn't. Thanks for the help!
 

A:Looking for a good computer

www.cyberpowerinc.com

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-AMD™ Athlon™ XP-2500+ CPU
-ASUS A7N8X-X Nforce-2 400 FSB MB
-256MB PC3200 DDR400 Memory <--upgrade this to 512mb
-80GB 7200 RPM ATA 100 Hard Drive
-ATI Radeon 9600 128MB AGP 8X
-52x24x52x CD-RW
-Nforce 5.1 3D Surround Sound
-600Watt Subwoofer Speakers
-X-Blade Medium Tower 450W Power
-Build-in LCD Temperature Display
$459
Special Offer:
-Free 1-Year Onsite Service
-Free 6-in-1 Flash Media Reader <might as well get the free stuff.
-Extra $70 Mail-In rebate when purchased with Epson C84 <get this printer, it's one of the cheapest TCO printers you can buy.
-Upgrade to NU 6X DVD+RW $39 <get this DVDRW as well.
 

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have had problems with my computer for a while. i have windows xp. recently whenever i make any changes to the computer like desktop arrangement and shutdown none of the changes are saved. i tried to rrestore to a previous time when there were no problems but when it booted back up just before it come to the windows screen it says
"windows cannot load the locally stored profile. possible causes of this error include insufficient security rights or a corrupt local profile."
then
"windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with a temporary profile."

i tried to undo restore but same messages appear
please help anyone
 

A:help please computer not in good way

Hi, I have posted why these second and third new threads you have started are being closed- I will leave one of your threads open in this forum, please use that one to make all replies....sometimes it will take up to a day to get help, be patient.

Closing this thread.
 

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I had effected with IEDefender, I think I fixed it but not sure if I did it right. Please help me check if my system is clean. Here's my log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:36:29 AM, on 11/17/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeD:\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeD:\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exeD:\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\avgas.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeH:\BitComet\BitComet.exeC:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Action Setup\VAServ.exeC:\PROGRA~1\IN... Read more

A:Need Help Not Very Good With Computer!

Hi Ahbebie!

I will be handling your log to help you get cleaned up. Please give me some time to look it over and I will get back to you as soon as possible. I'm in Hijackthis school and Teachers will check my posts.
Sorry that it took us so long to get back to you, but as you can see we're stumped withthe amout of logs.

Before we can start, please post a fresh hijackthis log back here.

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Here is my soon to be computer:
17" Sony Moniter
AMD Athlon 64 3000+ @ 2.2GHz (CPU Processer)
MSI K8N Neo Platinum Edition (Motherboard)
ATI Radeon 9600 PRO 128MB DDR (Videocard)
Sony DVD Drive 16x
Sony CD-RW 16x/10x/40x
160GB Hard drive
60GB Hard drive
Sound Blaster Pro
Keyboard/USB Mouse/Speakers
512MB DDR RAM

Could you rate this computer?

Just curious if this is a good build.
 

A:Good Computer?

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Hey I'm looking for a good computer for under $600. I'm only going to need it for the internet, word processing, to watch movies and maybe some light gaming. These 4 desktops are on sale. Which one is the best? Also if you can recommend a good computer that would be great too.

1. HP ENVY 700xt Intel Core i7-4770 Quad-Core HASWELL Desktop Computer

Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz (Turbo Boost to 3.9GHz) Quad-Core HASWELL; 8GB RAM; 1TB HDD; DVD burner; gigabit + 802.11n wifi + bluetooth; Windows 7; card reader; 2yr warranty

http://store.hp.com/webapp/wcs/stor...252&siteid=Es5Ekr9eEBk-AnuTx91CrFOy.7TyimNZSw

2. HP ENVY 500qe Intel Core i5-4460S Quad-Core HASWELL Desktop Computer

Intel Core i5-4460S 2.9GHz (Turbo Boost to 3.4GHz) Quad-Core HASWELL; 8GB RAM; 1TB HDD; DVD burner; gigabit + 802.11n wifi + bluetooth; Windows 8.1; card reader; 1yr warranty

http://store.hp.com/webapp/wcs/stor...252&siteid=Es5Ekr9eEBk-Q5ksr5BrFXE3qcwqZiG0YQ

3. Dell Inspiron 3000 Intel Core i7-4790 Quad-Core Haswell Desktop Computer

Intel Core i7-4790 3.6GHz (Turbo Boost to 4GHz) Quad-Core HASWELL; 16GB RAM; 1TB HDD; DVD burner; 802.11n + gigabit + bluetooth 4.0; Windows 8.1; 1yr warranty; keyboard/mouse

http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-3847-desktop/pd

4. Dell XPS 8700 Intel Core i5-4460 Quad-Core HASWELL Desktop Computer

Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz (up to 3.4GHz) Quad-Core HASWELL; 8GB RAM; 1TB HDD; DVD burner; 802.11n + gigabit ethernet + Bluetooth 4.0; Windows 8.1; NVIDIA Geforc... Read more

A:A good computer for under $600?

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Check out the pic and considering PC is kept in a AC with most of the time dust free environement , will taking out all those extra things ( u hafta check out the pic guys ) in cooling
 

A:Is This Good For Your Computer

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Which is the cheapest computer(laptop or desktop)with the following specifications:
Operating System: Windows 7
Processer: at least Intel Core i3
RAM: at least 2 GB
Video card: at least 1 GB(better if DirectX 11 supporting but not too expensive)
HDD: around 160 GB to 220 GB
 

A:A good new computer

There is no best answer.
prices vary from week to week I would start looking online on the major sites for a special on a unit with the specs you want.
Next go to the website of the mfg..see if the drivers are available..then roam some of their other models to see if they have updated drivers for other models regarding bug fixes etc....if support isnt good thats a major strike...then research that model a little for any know issues. ..also see what a new keyboard costs if its a laptop...if its one of the that goes for 100 bucks...I am not buying the unit....as they may want 100 for a fan as well.
 

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http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/prod...fp-10160921-hewlettpackardhppavilionamdath-en

Is that a good computer? I'd like to do some gaming on it, of course I'll be adding a video card to it, but I was wondering what you guys thought of it spec wise. And would the PSU support a good video card? I'd probably be using my nVidia Geforce 7600GT.

Thanks.
 

A:Is this a good computer?

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Hey, how does this sound for a reasonably cheap computer that will perform well for games? heres the setup: 1 nvidia 6800 gt 256 mb, 1 AMD 64 athalon 4000+ processor, 1 1gig stick of low latency RAM, and i havent decided on what case or what cooling or my mother board, and i was hoping that someone could help me figure out what case and cooling and mother board i should get, and if this is a good setup to perform well for games.
 

A:New computer, is this a good set up?

"reasonably cheap"
Ok, I guess that depends on your budget, I'd call that expensive, the 4000+ is more money than I'd spend on a cpu.

If it was me, (which it's not), I'd get a 3000+ or 3200+ cpu and overclock it(even if it doesn't oc, it still is a decent cpu), and use the money I saved from not getting a 4000+ to get a 7800gtx graphics card.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814130234
So you take your 6800gt's price and add it to the money you'd save by going from 4000+ to a 3000+, and you'd have enough to get a 7800gtx.

Yeah, that'd be a good setup for games.

If you get a retail cpu, you wouldn't need any cpu cooling, and a decent case should come with a few fans.

I have the Chaintech vnf4ultra motherboard, I like it for a budget board.
People seem to like the dfi ultra d ut 939 motherboard, but it can be picky about ram.

Did you want a sli capable board?
 

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Anyone know where to get a decent computer (for gaming) for under $600??
 

A:Good computer for under $600??

Doomsday123 did a good job for slightly over $600 . look back and find his posts.
 

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I am looking to buy a new computer. I don't have alot of money at this point and due to prior financial difficulties, I'm having trouble getting approved for financing. Does anyone know anything about MDG in Canada? I' ve heard good and bad, so I'm looking for any info or stories anyone might have about their dealings with this company. If it turns out that they are not going to be an option, then I will have to wait a few more months to save up for something else, but I'm really in a hurry, because having no computer at home is not making me or the kids happy. Thanks in advance for any help!
 

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I bought a computer about 10 months ago, and it runs World of Warcraft terribly, even though there is no reason why. It has a 2.80 GHz Intel Pentium D processor (two cores), 1gig of RAM, 225 gig hard drive with 81% free space, and I run Windows XP Media Center Edition. This exceeds the game requirements. I also recently bought a new graphics card and power supply to go along with it. It is a NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT. Me and one other computer share the internet, so I even bought a new router. This helped ever so slightly, but not a noticeable difference. The video card made the game bearable to play, but wasn't an immense improvement from the integrated card. With all this, my computer still runs World of Warcraft terribly. The other computer in my house is a few years older than mine, has a slower processor (but it's an AMD), an older video card, but yet it still runs World of Warcraft beautifully, and way better than mine. Both the computers are Compaq. I am sure it's not any virus or spyware slowing it down, because my computer was like this the day I bought it. Could it be a hardware flaw? Or that maybe Intel isn't the best for gaming? Or could it be that the media center edition of XP isn't very good? Or a combination of these things? I am at a loss, I am spending money on improvements that don't seem to help, and it is frustrating to try and do something I enjoy and not be able to do it. Any suggestions are appreciated, thanks.
 

A:Good computer, still can't run WoW.

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I've got a Acer Aspire 7750z-4623. I just want to know if the system specs are good and what not. I got it at a great price of $500.

A:Is this computer good?

It's decent, you aren't going to set the gaming world on fire with it or anything but it should do.

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Is this a good computer for the money and does anyone know the difference between 32 bit and 64 bit?
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=2410569&CatId=1916
 

A:Is this a good computer?

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Let me try this one more time. I have very limited knowledge on computers and always seem to have a problem, so he is my new delima. A few months back, I slicked my hard drive and attempted to start a new, only I didn't realize that I did not have the driver disks that came with my computer and that is very bad. I go windows 98se loaded and what drivers could be loaded from it, now I am having trouble with some of the hardware. I can't load anything through the floppy disk or the CD Rom or CD Writer drives. I have at least 4 unknown devices in the device manager and I am unable to play any music through my computer. I did have musicmatch on before and I downloaded it again, but can not play anything. I tried to download drivers for my CD drives and after using the dos based driver loader program that came with the download, I get this on start up...
IBM
Starting Windows 98
LITE-ON IDE CD-ROM DEVICE DRIVER VERSION 2.1
COPYRIGHT (C) LITE-ON TECH CORP 1994-1996 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
PRIMARY MASTER
PRIMARY SLAVE
SECONDARY MASTER CDWRITER IDE 8X32 1.5
15
SECONDAR SLAVE_

and then it just stops. It will not start unless I use the step by step start up and answer no to any question aboout my cd drives. My computer is as follows..
IBM 227020U
System # 02627016220160
Win 98se
566 intel celeron
40 gig HD
CDWriter IDE8X32
Lite-On CD-ROM LTN 485S

If anyone can be of any help, it would be great. Thank you in advance.
 

A:Good computer gone bad

Go to the link below and download the drivers you need. Look in Device Manager also before doing so and get the ones that have a ! or ? in front of them. Put them in a folder together that you can direct windows to. then unibstall the bad drivers and reboot and install the ones you got.

http://www.pc.ibm.com/support?lang=...|Aptiva|2270&model=IBM+Aptiva|Aptiva|2270|20U
 

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Hi all I get some information from Speccy about my friend's computer hardware and I want to know if they are good.

CPU: Intel Pentium [email protected] Wolfdale 45nm Technology (38 C Temperature)
RAM: 4.00GB Single-Channel [email protected] (6-6-6-15)
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. G41M-Combo (Socket 775) (34 temperature)
Graphics: SyncMaster ([email protected]) Intel G41 Express Chipset (Gigabyte)
Storage: 465GB Western Digital WDC WD5000AAKX-001CA0 ATA Device (SATA) (41 temperature!)
Optical Drives: TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-222BB ATA Device
Audio: High Definition Audio Device

Is this a good and fast computer and does it still healthy? Also in speccy SMART hard drive status is warning so my friend was worried that hard drive will fail does this will happen in short time?

A:Is this a good computer

SMART can be warning of problems, would be time to get all the data your friend has created or that exists nowhere else backed up to other media then get a new drive.

As far as the computer goes it looks fine, certainly something I would use. I recycle computers that have come into my possession and frequently give them to folks in need. The 4GB RAM is good for most uses but Windows always likes more.

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https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P34HLL2/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_t1_z3GuDbTHVMBP3
 

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Hey guys, I've recently bought a new desktop and I'm having a few issues with games, mainly lagging, I've updated my drivers, cleaned my PC using PC Health Booster and closed applications while the games are on and nothing has worked, its advertised as a gaming PC but I'm doubting if it is now, the specs are;

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-4100 Quad-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 1 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 7903 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 3000 Graphics, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 MB, Free - 841748 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, 760GM-P21(FX) (MS-7641)
Antivirus: Bulldog

Should I be able to play games like Sniper Ghost Warrior and Portal 2? thanks in advance.
 

A:Is My Computer Good Enough To.....

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QUICK INTRO:
Hey guys I just joined this site seems like you guys have a wealth of knowledge about all thing computers! I know a lot about cars, and most electronics but computers are the one thing I'm not fluent in, I know the basics but now adays like others have said its not all about the ghz speed or how big the numbers are. My mother is looking for a good all purpose laptop with price in mind. She has a gift card to use at best buy otherwise I would get something from a cheaper less overhead type of place. As far as mainstream laptop brands go HP has always been good to me. I wanted your guys opinion on this if possible.

TRIED TO KEEP IT SHORT:
(sorry if that's a long post of details I copy/pasted and deleted a lot like dementions and built in speakers speakers etc...)

MY QUESTION:
Let me know if this is a good deal or a good computer from what I know the ddr3 and GBs look good processors are what I know less about, if you guys can spot me some advice I'd highly appreciate it, normally I strike out or hit on my own but it for my mother and I just want her to get her monies worth since she doesn't have a lot! Thanks for your time!

THE PRODUCT IN QUESTION:
HP 2000-2d60dx Specifications
(Price $330 new)

Operating System
Windows 8.1 64-bit

Processor
AMD A6-5200 quad-core APU (2.0GHz, 2MB Level 2 cache)

Display
15.6-inch
1366 x 768 pixels
LED backlit BrigtView

Graphics Card
AMD Radeon HD 8400

Storage
500GB hard drive (5400 rpm)

System Memory
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A:Is this a good computer?

It is strange seeing faster Wireless than Ethernet and USB ports. I myself have stopped looking at devices that didn't have 10/100/1000 Ethernet and USB 3.0 ports. But thats just me as I would likely use those ports. The rest of the specifications seem fine for the price they are asking.

HP - 15.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Black Licorice

 

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I am buying this from my ISP and I want to know if it is a good computer and a good price.
Pentium 3 667+MHZ CPU, 512MB RAM, 80GB HD, CD burner/player 40x+, 56K modem, optical laser mouse, keyboard, speakers, etc.
Lifetime labor warranty as long as I remain a customer.
Will be paying under $320 for it and can add various upgrades to it for additional prices.
 

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NZXT Trinity ATX Mid-Tower Case w/400W Power Supply
939-pin] AMD® Athlon-64 3200+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology
eVGA nForce-4 SLI Chipset Dual DDR w/7.1 Sound, Gb LAN, S-ATA Raid, USB 2.0, Dual PCI-E MB
Nvidia Geforce 6600 256 mb with dvi and TV output
512MB DDR-400 PC3200 Memory Module
200 GB HARD DRIVE [Serial-ATA-II, 3Gb, 7200 RPM, 8M Cache]
16x DVD-ROM + 52x32x52 CD-RW Combo Drive
3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard
600W PMPO 3 PCS Super Bass Subwoofer Speaker System
Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100)
Mitsumi 1.44 MB Internal Floppy Drive
Logitech Multi-Media Keyboard
Logitech Optical Internet Mouse

For $573.00.

Is that a good deal?
(thinking of buying it for my nephew who wants to play mainly BF2 so can it play it?)

Thanks. Got the deal from ibuypower.
 

A:is this a good computer?

It's not bad, I'll give it that.
 

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What do you guys think of this system as far as compatability goes, and allthat.. I'm not a veteran of PC terms or anything, im just starting out but I will tell all the stats as well as possible. I'm not wanting anything too crazy im just your average PC user. (internet, AIM, the ocassional starcraft or C&C game)

-Starting out with a Diabolic Minotaur Foxconn case

-400W power supply (came with Foxconn case)

-Foxconn motherboard 865 series chipset, supports pentium 4 and hyperthreading

Pentium 4 processor 3.2 Ghz with hyperthreading

western digital 120 GB HD 7200rpm 8mb cache

512 mb infineon RAM (2 sticks of 256mb)

ATI Raedon 9200 128mb Graphics card

-dvd/cd rw drive

DVD Drive-
 

A:would this be a good computer?

it all sounds good as long as all your parts are compatible. you might want to check to see the maximum power usage on all of your components and make sure that a 400 watt power supply will be enough. also i do recomend that you get alteast a gig of sdram in that baby just to compliment your cpu and give you ease with running applications. now adays 512 just isn't what it used to be. and if you are just starting out in the pc world you should definetly have a 3.5 floppy drive, you'll need it for fdsik and making bootdisks and stuff. they will save your life someday. what is the speed of your cd/dvd rw drive(s)?
 

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My sister recently bought a used computer from a friend. She's been having a lot of problems with it since she bought it. Like crashing, starting in safe mode, it gets hung up, takes a really long time to boot, won't shut down properly. (She's not very good at describing the errors, so I don't have much specific info to share here). She took it in to the repair shop once (and they said it seemed fine - I believe they replaced the power pack), but now it's acting up again and she doesn't want to spend the money on the repair shop again. Her question is whether to fix this one or buy a new computer. I am going to run some tests and try to figure out if the machine is worth keeping. I have some experience in this area, but not extensive by any means. Any suggestions on what to check/tests to run to see if a computer is basically solid and worth spending money to fix? (The operating system is Windows 98. I've thought about upgrading her to Windows 2000 thinking that might help).

I appreciate any help I can get.

Thanks!
 

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OK, just for conversation, if anyone was to get a new desktop, would you get it at Dell? Sam's Club (HP), etc? What manufacturer has the best home systems? Also, I hear a lot of bad stuff about Vista, can you still buy systems with XP?
 

A:Where to get a good computer

I think you need to say what uses the comp is for. ie general surfing, gaming etc... makes a big difference
 

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http://london.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...erful-Computer-Great-Price-W0QQAdIdZ140354965

I do mild gaming, games like Combat Arms, CSS, Etc...
Would this do fine? is it good for the price? would it run well?
 

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For the price go fo it.
 

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I have a ASUS N55S Series laptop computer. I bought this computer so it would be able to run modern games. However that has not been the case. I can't run games from 2008 using high specs. My graphics card is a Nvidia GT 555. My CPU is a I7-2670QM (2.2 GHZ). I have 8gb RAM and I use a windows 64 bit operating system. Why can't I run any games with good specs?

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So ive been gaming for a long time but now this is really starting to bug me, Fortnite i have to run at the lowest settings on everything and it runs perfectly but then looks horrible, csgo was the same and if anyone threw a smoke my fps would drop to 2-10, I just installed dying light and i have put it on the lowest settings possible but it is virtually unplayable, If there are settings i can change or programs to download to fix this i would really appreciate some help ive researched but none of the things seem to change anything.
My specs are attached.
 

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I want the best computer possible for gaming. I am thinking about
-Two 2gb DDR2
- ATI x900(Thats the best video card right?)
-An athlon proccessor
-140gb HD
-Iono about Mobo
 

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Should I buy this computer? Its oly 1900$ and here the stats:

SYSTEM COLOURAluminum with Clearcoat ChassisCOOLING OPTIONCopper base Heat Sink with aluminum finsMEMORY3GB Tri-Channel DDR3 at 1066MHZ (3x1GB DIMM)HARD DRIVE640GB - SATA-II, 3GB/S, 7200RPM, 16MB CacheGRAPHICS CARDSLi, Dual nVidia GeForce 9800GT 512MBOPTICAL DRIVESingle Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capabilityMONITORNo Monitor

LabelsWindows Vista? PremiumComponentsPROCESSORIntel? Core? i7-920 (2.66GHz, 8MB cache)OPERATING SYSTEMGenuine Windows Vista? Home Premium (English) Service Pack1 64-bitPRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREMicrosoft? Works 9

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A:would that be a good computer for gaming?

Originally Posted by FallenSatan


Should I buy this computer? Its oly 1900$ and here the stats:

SYSTEM COLOURAluminum with Clearcoat ChassisCOOLING OPTIONCopper base Heat Sink with aluminum finsMEMORY3GB Tri-Channel DDR3 at 1066MHZ (3x1GB DIMM)HARD DRIVE640GB - SATA-II, 3GB/S, 7200RPM, 16MB CacheGRAPHICS CARDSLi, Dual nVidia GeForce 9800GT 512MBOPTICAL DRIVESingle Drive: 16X CD/DVD burner (DVD+/-RW) w/double layer write capabilityMONITORNo Monitor

LabelsWindows Vista? PremiumComponentsPROCESSORIntel? Core? i7-920 (2.66GHz, 8MB cache)OPERATING SYSTEMGenuine Windows Vista? Home Premium (English) Service Pack1 64-bitPRODUCTIVITY SOFTWAREMicrosoft? Works 9

Its a Xps 730x

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its quite cheap but look for one with a better graphics card, its definately going to bottleneck your performance

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http://www.shopping.hp.com/en_US/hom...20t-Desktop-PC

So I just ordered this computer, I plan to play Skyrim, TF2, Minecraft, Half Life, and Garry's Mod.
Do you think it could handle these games? Not on all highest settings but at least Moderate for most of them, low to Medium for Skyrim.

P.S I'm on a budget so please don't make me feel too bad about this new computer

thanks
 

A:Is this computer any good for gaming?

Which video card are you opting to get with it? The default Intel HD 2500 integrated graphics are not likely sufficient for Skyrim beyond low settings, and may even struggle with that.

Any of the other cards, non of which are considered a gaming graphics card and are odd-ball custom OEM cards designed for the weak power supply in the computer, would likely give you the low to medium for Skyrim.

All the rest of games are less demanding.
 

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I recently got my new dell computer with xp pro media center. It has a 3.2 ghz processor and 1 gig of ram. I am unfamiliar with xp and I just wanted to see if someone could look over my hijack log and make sure I have what I need and not what I shouldn't. So if someone could have a look and let me know it would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:47:13 PM, on 26/07/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido anti-spyware 4.0\guard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Rundll32.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\Mom\LOCALS~1\Temp\clclean.0001
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
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A:new computer...hijack log...is it all good?

I am just bumping this up in the hopes a hijack log expert is online. TIA for any help.
 

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My computer seemed to 'crash' due to reaching memory capacity.

I am able to access internet.

I am not able to run windows media player. "Choose the initial settings for the Windows Media Player."
(Express Settings > Finish) Something CRAZY happens....a flash of a few different medium size windows (6 or 7 within 1 1/2 seconds, then they disappear. About 6 minutes later, the beginning window "Choose the initial settings..." REappears.

The internet fails to respond when I try to read a PDF document online. It seems as long as I don't try to utilize programs from my computer while using the internet, my connectivity is undisturbed.

I am not able to run windows movie maker: "Unspecified Error"

I had downloaded (and since deleted) the 60-day free trial program Microsoft Office 2010. The install seemed to complete without a hitch. When I tried to access Microsoft Word, it gave me an error message. I can't remember what the error message said, but I remember the word "failed" was in it.

It seems my computer is only good for surfing the net and I'm a college student starting my program of choice soon. Can someone please help?
 

A:What the... :( Can only use internet on my computer. Not good! Please help!

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Not sure if this is the right thread for this, but I am building a new PC and I was wondering if I have all of the parts I need and if this will work for gaming.
https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion/Wishlist/PublicWishDetail.asp?WishListNumber=9750507&WishListTitle=Computer
I already have a PSU I can use. Thanks!
 

A:Good computer for gaming?

Looks amazing

But why choose an IDE HDD? SATA's are slightly more expensive (1-2 bucks more), but use a much smaller cable, and could be slightly faster.

Anyways, that's a great gaming PC =)
 

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Hello i'm a long time lurker but now I have to post. I'm having a problem picking out a system for gaming. I want a good system but would only like to spend between 1,500 and 2,000. I am not very computer smart so please bear with me.

I'm looking at the following computer:

Intel core 2 quad Q9450 oem 2.66 I believe
Motherboard p-35 --- please help with a selection?
4 gb ddr2 memory/800 What manufacturer and part # ?
GEForce 8800 GTS 512
Hard drive WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200RPM
Corsairs PSU probably 550 watts?
Vista home premium 64 bit
Tower unknown please advise
Fans type and amount?
Heat sink?

Is this a good system for online multi player gaming, and is there anything I should change or reconsider?

Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Good gaming computer

What currency are you looking at and what is your location? I could recommend a build for you given that information.
 

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I am trying to put together a cheap computer for the living my roommates, just to surf the web. I have an older computer sitting around without a HD. It is a Pentium II with two processors in it and multiple PCI slots, in a nice big case.

Currently it has 512 mb ram
Video card
Network card
CD

All that is missing is the HD. I thought it was a PIII when I started this project and based on the good experience of creating a good working computer for my girlfriend with a PIII this should work. Will a PII like this work for a basic computer?.

I have a copy of XP pro sitting around
and a 21" monitor also.

Would these work or be too much for the PII?
Thanks
 

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