Hows This For A Computer ?

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  1. kovan

    kovan Senior Member

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    ok, so i recently got a new computer. This is the hardware

    Mainboard : FOXCONN A7DA-S/A7DA
    Chipset : AMD 780
    Processor : AMD Phenom @ 1800 MHz
    Physical Memory : 4096 MB (2 x 2048 DDR2-SDRAM )
    Video Card : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 2.7GB
    Hard Disk : ST3500410AS (500 GB)
    Monitor Type : LG Electronics M228WA - 22 inches
    Network Card : Broadcom Corp Broadcom Corp
    Network Card : Marvell Semiconductor (Was: Galileo Technology Ltd) 802.11b/g Wireless Controller
    Operating System : Windows ™ Vista Home Premium Home Edition 6.00.6001 Service Pack 1


    What'cha think ?? .. games look AMAZING on this :D .. i'm so happy
    i love the video card especially

    anyways, anything to add to make it run even better??
     
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    vista sux rest is good :P not best processor though i think as its only 1.8 Ghz :P havent really looked into this stuff lately :P Also foxconn isnt a really good MB brand.
     
  3. kovan

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    nah vista is good, i like it more than Xp.. and yea processor is not the best,
     
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    install windows 7 XD that's the absolute pwnage :D
     
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    looks great, whats the exact model number of the AMD Phenom ? It may mean 1800mhz FSB because i doubt they make them that speed nowadays =\
     
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    Should have gone for the HD 4870 (ATI) and saved yourself some money, because that's one ------ing expensive video card.
     
  7. kovan

    kovan Senior Member

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    well my brother bought the computer, so ..
    but the video card is amazing

    **edit

    OK, so i thought that broken was overreacting about video card being expensive .. but i just searched
    and saw that it costs at least 399 dollars ... I'm ------ing lucky of having that video card xD
     
  8. xlink

    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    it's comparable to having FOUR 3.5Ghz pentium 4s.
    a 200mhz Pentum II is faster than a 2333mhz PentiumI... so why does everyone still think only Mhz matter? I thought we figured that out in 2001 when a 1.0 Ghz Pentium 3 outdid a 1.4 GHz pentium 4 in most things and it took getting the p4 to 1.7Ghz and higher before it became a contender... until it was replaced by an updated version of the PIII, the core 2 duo which at 3Gh is comparable to a 6Ghz pentium 4/D...

    my only advice, 4890 or GTFO...
    uses less power
    better image quality
    cheaper...
    trades blows performance wise and after overclocking pulls ahead. also can do crossfire on that board.

    it's closer to $300... you're looking in all the wrong places.
     
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    Pretty nice computer, good graphics card too but you could have saved more money


    I wish GTX 285 had 2.7gb

     
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    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    humm...

    good eye.

    let's see, 512 bit memory controller, possible memory configs include: 512mb, 1Gb and 2GB, with 4GB being theoretical though i'm not sure if the memory controller would support that...

    that said I don't really wish for anything more than 1GB out of a card like that. It'd be useless since larger capacity memory chips tend to cost more and to clock lower. That and the fact that it's unlikely the card even uses that much memory.
     
  11. kovan

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    i might have looked wrong on that one xD .. i don´t have much knowledge of hardware
    does it say somewhere here how much MB the video card is

    GPU Information :
    Number of GPU : 1
    Codename : GA0
    Revision : B1
    Memory Type : GDDR3
    GPU Frequency : 680 MHz
    Shader Clock : 1476 MHz
    Memory Frequency GPU : 1250 MHz
    Pixel Shader Version : 3.0
     
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    Good computer, the graphics card and motherboard are awesome. Ram can be added (4GB) and run Vista x64.
     
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    99% chance it's 1025mb...
     
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    It's pretty sweet if you ask me.
    BTW what's a GPU is anyway?
     
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    A graphics processing unit or GPU (also occasionally called visual processing unit or VPU) is a specialized
    processor that offloads 3D graphics rendering from the microprocessor <----Obtained from wiki
     

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