New Hardware Or Laptop

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by TwinBlades, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. TwinBlades

    TwinBlades GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Aug 3, 2008
    I haven't played PC games much since like 4 years ago and now I realllly want to because of borderalnds, call of duty, etc. Here are my specs so far can people help me what to upgrade and what to? (Pirces please and if so can there be a cheap ones and a good one comparasion(not too expensive))

    Microsoft Windows XP Professional (5.1, something 2600)
    Intel Pentium 4 CPU 2.60GHz (2 CPUs)
    1536MB RAM
    973MB Something, 1183MB Something
    DirectX 9.0c

    *Something, I don't know what it says.

    Or, whats a very good Laptop/notebook, w/e you want to call them thats really good for gaming? Under $1000 Would be great [​IMG] or some over $1000 would be great as well (two types like one under and one over would be great)

    Thanks a lot guys and enjoy gaming [​IMG]

    *Canadian Price Please if possible*
  2. TwinBlades

    TwinBlades GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Aug 3, 2008
  3. mattsaysfooey

    mattsaysfooey Advanced Member

    Dec 13, 2007
    United States

    Load it in I.E. for compatibility, run a check on selected titles.
    Whatever reqs you don't meet post here then we could work from there.
  4. Raki

    Raki GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 16, 2008
    Gambia, The
    well I would consider a complete new build with keeping some parts like optical disc drives

    a P4 2,6 Ghz is quite slow also that motherboard is most likely to not be a socket 775 one and even if it is I guess it won't support anything dual core

    I wouldn't recommend a laptop for anything serious gaming
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