Desktops forum


what does my computer need to be able to play fallout nv

windows vista home basic i bought windows 7 home prem. so what do you think i dont want a new pc just want to fix this one up for as cheap as i can so i can play fallout new vegas on it and maybe skyrim
its a emachine w6311
512mb ddr2 max is 2gb
160 gb sata hdd
3.0ghs p4 ht socket 775
pci express slot
2 pci slots
3 sata slots open
intel intergrated graphics
regular specs other than that

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: what does my computer need to be able to play fallout nv
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: what does my computer need to be able to play fallout nv
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -

In reply to: what does my computer need to be able to play fallout nv

Is that W3611?

Ram....Gpu....and maybe a Psu.

What's the budget?

Collapse -
yes got it mixed up lol

In reply to: W6311????

yes and im not to sure gonna sell my laptop and ipod touch for some spare money so around 100 to 240 maybe

Collapse -
Your stuck

In reply to: yes got it mixed up lol

The machine has a 2GB ram limit.
W7 and some AV product will take a big chunk of matter how much you skinny it down.
I suspect that when you go to play some game the machine will be swapping it's brains won't be happy with the perf.

Are you sure you want to throw bucks at this thing?

Collapse -
well heres what i can do

In reply to: Your stuck

it has a socket 775 so it will take a dual core
and 2gb ram plus a decent graphics card would it not be able to play fallout new vegas

Popular Forums

Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Best Black Friday Deals

CNET editors are busy culling the list and highlighting what we think are the best deals out there this holiday season.