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SwampdogDC
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Just played my first game on the new comp...

had a code for Bioshock infinite with the video card...UNBELIEVABLE graphics! Can't believe how much better this looks than my old setup that wouldnt even play Dragon Age.

Thanks agian for all the advice.


Mr Gardoki
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
Enjoy and welcome to the master race


DoUrden
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
Gratz!


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flyAU
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
What card? I just got one myself.


geauxtigers87
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
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enjoy and welcome to the master race

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jefforize
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
Looks like he went with the super awesome Power Color Myst Tahiti LE 7870


this dude must be having his mind blown awesome
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Paedin
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
All your base are belong to us

Welcome to the winning side


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bluebarracuda
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Power Color Myst Tahiti LE 7870 


How do yall like this card?


SwampdogDC
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
It seems awesome. Tomb Raider, Bioshock and Dragon Age all look amazing. I can't imagine graphics looking any better.


Scruffy
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
This seems like the right place to ask.

I have an older Alienware tower from around 2001/2002. If I were to build new comp, could I reuse it?

Probably a stupid question, but I've never built my own machine.


DoUrden
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
LSU Coyote will be along shortly to tell you how wrong you are.


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Mr Gardoki
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
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Scruffy

Thinking of coming to our side?


Scruffy
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Nah, thinking about bringing all of y'all to my side.

So, are the cases normally reusable?
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sbr2
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I made a coffee table out of mine.


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jefforize
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
I mean you could probably make do and get it to work, but cases are fairly cheap and a nice, new, big, non-dirty, no disassembly required case will make your build experience a lot better


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LSU Coyote
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It seems awesome. Tomb Raider, Bioshock and Dragon Age all look amazing. I can't imagine graphics looking any better.

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LSU Coyote will be along shortly to tell you how wrong you are.

heeyyyyyy now!


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puffulufogous
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
it just depends on what your needs are. I don't know what case you have currently, what size mobos it supports, how easy it is to disassemble, how many 5.25 bays it has, etc. If you find out that it has all the space/features you need and a look you're okay with then go for it. My experience with older prebuilt units is that they are very difficult to disassemble without breaking brackets etc.

If you do decide that you need a new case, there are a lot of options that will let you pretty much customize features vs size vs silence that don't cost an arm and a leg. If you want to discuss a potential ground up build or an overhaul please do so in a different thread.


Scruffy
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re: Just played my first game on the new comp...
Gotcha. Thanks for the help.



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