New PC for gaming?

By merovingian
Jan 27, 2010
  1. Hi All

    I'm new here and would appreciate your replies to this post.
    I have recently purchased a newly built pc from a friend for 2K but I'm a complete noob when it comes to hardware. Can anyone tell me if the below spec is any good and more to the point will I be able to play high end PC games without my machine blowing up?
    I have run hardware scanners aswell as noted the hardware from a spec sheet provided to me. I was also told this machine was built with crossfire to make gaming much faster, will it have more affect on playing games?
    Thanks in Advance from a computer Noob!

    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
    Gigabyte X58a UD7 motherboard
    Corsair HX1000w PSU
    Intel Core i7 950 3.07GHz
    12GB DDR3 RAM (G.skill Ripjaw 1600MHz)
    1TB hard drives (x2) Raid 0
    ATI HD5870 Video card (x2 Crossfire)
    DL Optical Drive x2
    Noctua NH-D14 HSF
    CoolerMaster Cosmos S
  2. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,672   +9

    That's a very good system indeed. And a good deal. :)

    Your PC will easily handle all games at maximum settings without breaking a sweat!
  3. merovingian

    merovingian TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Good Stuff!

    Hey thanks for the input!
    I'm glad i've bought a gaming capable pc and not some old crap box!

    Now im off to install crysis!
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