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Buying my first cheap gaming PC, is this a good start?

by Pokemart / January 18, 2018 8:04 PM PST

It's about $250
I'll upgrade it over time but I just need somewhere to start.
- Dell T3500 Workstation

- Intel Xeon X5667 4 core with hyperthreading (8 threads) @ 3.1ghz


- Nvidia Geforce 1050 2GB

- 1TB Seagate HDD

- Windows 10 installed and activated
Is it worth getting? I'm very new and have only a limited amount of knowledge from some research.

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For 250? Not bad.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 18, 2018 8:18 PM PST

It hits all the usual right spots for a good enough gamer on the usual 1080p 60Hz display.

Why not!

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not bad not bad
by pingmycareer / January 20, 2018 7:42 AM PST

just proceed with it...later upgrade it Wink
CoD wwii will run fine on it
also battlefield & MoH series, GTA too will give u a fine graphics taste Grin

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it can fulfill requirements
by jackdaw007 / March 6, 2018 11:42 PM PST

Nice gaming pc, it can fulfill requirements on these days games like GTA V, Assassins Creed, COD versions, mafia series etc.

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buying PC
by zanb1374 / March 13, 2018 12:46 AM PDT

just go on and buy is actually worth getting with such price

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Well that is a work station pc meaning
by orlbuckeye / March 27, 2018 6:31 AM PDT

it's designed for things like 3D Modeling, video editing/rendering and other related things require more CPU power and more RAM then a gaming rig. The additional CPU power and RAM will often be lost on games and you won't see an increase in the quality of your game play until the games advance far enough to need those extra resources.

That being said a Workstation PC will probably cross over to a decent gaming machine easier than a gaming machine crossing over to a Workstation machine.

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