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Some Definitive Help On Pre-Built Gaming Desktop

by MarkAllenbach / January 23, 2008 8:27 AM PST

Hello all,

I have been lurking these forums, and forgive me if this has been asked a thousand times, but I cannot get a good answer. I want to buy a gaming desktop for my home. I want to be able to play the latest games, but certainly not on the highest settings. In other words, I need a computer that will handle all games (including the legendary Crysis), but just with enough power to maintain good FPS at medium to high settings. Here is more info on what I am looking for:

-Pre-built. I don't have the time, energy, knowledge or skill to put together a custom cpu. Also, I would have 0 ability to fix problems on own.

-Simple with some service behind it. Same reasons as above.

-Able to play all games, most with good settings, but never need "maxed out" settings.

-Cost less than $1200 without monitor or up to $1500 with monitor. (If this is crazy or way too low, let me know! I would rather get a computer that will last at least some time and if that means digging deeper so be it)


ANY advice on which computer or even which site to look at would be greatly appreciated. I am willing to go with a big name or reputable smaller name, just keep service and support in mind. I need your HELP!

Thanks in advance.

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