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looking to buy a new pc and graphics card

by jdz / January 7, 2006 1:42 PM PST

I'm looking to buy a new pc to do my video and photo editing, while also being able to play my games such as CIV IV and battlefield 2... i want to pay about 650 for the comp and maybe 100-130 on the graphics card.. this is what ive looked at..

http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Compaq-Presario-Media-Center-PC-SR1750NX-/sem/rpsm/oid/141807/catOid/-12962/rpem/ccd/productDetail.do
Buy the Compaq Presario Media Center PC (SR1750NX) and other Desktop Computers at circuitcity.com

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7439462&type=product&productCategoryId=cat01151&id=1124431815366
VisionTek - XTASY RADEON X300 SE Graphics Card - VTK X300SE

does this look ok? or should i go for a dell and get a pentium?

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bad....
by nerdyboy1234 / January 7, 2006 2:31 PM PST

gfx card...major bad....get the 6600gt instead. for 100-130, go newegg.com and get the nvidia 6600gt.

as to the computer u selected, looks good just make sure has pci-express x16 slot.

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thanks
by jdz / January 7, 2006 2:33 PM PST
In reply to: bad....

thanks thats cool...though ive seen dells with the same nvidias at about 700..but then i cant get an AThlon 64...

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(NT) (NT) just buy the card separately online
by nerdyboy1234 / January 8, 2006 1:48 AM PST
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