Computer Help?

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Waddle Dee, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. Waddle Dee

    Waddle Dee GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 2, 2007
    United States
    ... A computer desk?
    I have an old '04 Gateway computer with an Intel Graphics Chip... it struggles to play Halo 1. I want a new computer so I can play games like Obivion and Fallout 3... but my budget is tight. My parents can't afford a 3000 dollar computer... any suggesions?
  2. Prime

    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 7, 2007
    Under your bed
    Pro tip: Build one yourself
  3. ryukyus

    ryukyus GBAtemp Regular

    Aug 2, 2008
    United States
    if you have a decent knowledge about computer hardware you can build one a lot cheaper, check this website
  4. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

    Jul 13, 2006
    United States
    my $500 custom rig handles oblivion fine. my parts are probably only worth about $400 now so you can get great stuff for cheap. Don't look for Crysis quality though!
  5. Jiggah

    Jiggah GBAtemp Maniac

    Nov 9, 2002
    United States
    Buy a cheap graphics card. You're saying that it's struggling to play Halo 1 because it's using the Intel graphics chip, so just upgrade that portion and you won't need to buy a $3000 computer.
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