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Need help getting my first gaming pc...

#1YB6Posted 6/2/2012 12:11:16 AM
I'm looking to get one for mostly games and photoshop. Can anyone tell me if this computer I found for $800 is a good deal and if it will be able to run newer games?
Processor:
Intel Core i5-3550 3.3Ghz

Processor Main Features:
64 bit Quad-Core Processor

Cache Per Processor:
6MB L3 Cache

Memory:
8GB DDR3 1333

Hard Drive:
1TB SATA-III 6.0 Gb/s 7200RPM

Optical Drive 1:
24x DVD+/-R/+/-RW Dual Layer Drive

Graphics:
AMD Radeon HD 7750 1GB PCI-e Graphics
#2MurcielagoSVTPosted 6/2/2012 12:19:53 AM
The weakest link there is the graphics card. It'll play the newest games, but on low-medium for decent frame-rates.
#3Xeeh_BitzPosted 6/2/2012 12:39:24 AM
Not worth it, if you watch a few videos you can build one yourself with much better parts for the same money.
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#4YB6(Topic Creator)Posted 6/2/2012 8:57:32 AM
thanks for the advice, the graphics card was what I was most worried about. I'll keep looking thanks guys
#5YB6(Topic Creator)Posted 6/2/2012 9:07:34 AM
Are there any package deals where you can buy all the parts necessary in one purchase or do I need to buy each part individually?
#6SmoboHashPosted 6/2/2012 9:11:23 AM
http://www.newegg.com/Store/Promotion.aspx?storeid=33&name=DIY-PC-Combos
#7YB6(Topic Creator)Posted 6/2/2012 9:28:50 AM
thanks I'll keep checking newegg, it doesn't seem like they have a very good deal today.