Buying my first gaming pc help please!!!

  Oberyn 16:57 25 Jul 2018

Hi guys

I am a gamer! Always stuck with console gaming but now I would like to explore of gaming. I know very little about the hardware and software you need. My plan is to spend very little on my first pc so I can just get to grips with everything and see if I enjoy,put time into using the gaming pc. I have found this for 125. Processor Type: Intel Core 2 Quad • Processor Speed: 2.2GHz x 4 • Graphics Processing Type: 2GB Nvidia 710 • Memory: 8GB • Hard Drive Capacity: 1TB • Windows 10 Pro installed.

Can this run games like grand theft auto,pubg,fortnite, skyrim? If so will I get reasonable frame rates and good graphics?

Would really appreciate any advice!

Thank you

  wee eddie 18:40 25 Jul 2018

The information that you have given us is very short of the kind of detail that is needed.

However, in the UK, the lower end of the Gaming Performance can be accessed for about £650.00, even then you will need to turn down the settings.

And, of course, you need a half decent Monitor that has a fast enough response time to avoid ghosting

  SweetPotatoes 12:39 26 Jul 2018

I think this could work provided with low graphic settings.

  Tony kakkar 17:44 01 Aug 2018

Right now I am using ASUS ROG laptop for playing games and I am playing all these games on it without facing any problem of overlocking or overheating. Even the high res games playing without lagging. So I would suggest you also to go for Asus gaming laptops as they are good and will also come in your budget.

  dadario 04:23 09 Aug 2018

I have the same puzzle with you...

  oftmarshall678 22:52 11 Aug 2018

I agree with tonykakkar. Asus knows how to make good gaming pc. They'd be a safe choice for your first one

  techblogger911 07:50 14 Aug 2018

Sorry to burst your bubble, but you would be playing games at 480p and that too in pixels. You need to spend more than just 125 on a "gaming pc". Change the GPU if you want at least 720p.

  Jet Cenia 06:52 15 Aug 2018

I think your budget is too low also I'm not sure if the quality of the games would be satisfactory to you. If you'd like to know or have a qoutation of the total price of the parts you'd be getting, try this easy pc buider from ibuypower. I used this before when I was building my PC and was looking over which games I could play.

  oftmarshall678 21:53 11 Sep 2018

Hey Oberyn, I'm not sure if you we're able to use this computer you bought, especially with the really outdated specs that comes with it. Techblogger911 was right, you wouldn't want a 480p resolution for gaming--it would be a crappy game every single time. All other factors addressed by other replies aside, you'd want a great resolution with a good pixel density, and if I were you I would read up about resolution more, because it matters. Your entire rig should match up with your monitor's/television's resolution, for higher frame rates that could greatly improve your gaming experience. Take it from me, man.

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