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What Games Can This PC Handle?

By Brett Doughty ยท 12 replies
Dec 3, 2017
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  1. So Im getting this new gaming pc for christmas, we got it on black friday for 499$. I am interested to know if it was a good purchase and what games it can play on what settings.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0111MU5ZA/?tag=httpwwwtechsp-20
    games im curious about:
    Golf It.
    Player Unknown Battlegrounds.
    Fortnite <---- (important)
    Rocket Leauge
    World Of Tanks
    Grand Theft Auto
    Team Fortress 2
    And Ark Survival Evolved

    Please respond what games will work and how well they will work
     
  2. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Maniac Posts: 864   +149

    Most of it will work out on medium high or maximum high settings with a good gpu tv-monitor display.
    Player Unknown battles might lag some or give you grief while doing intense pvp battles.
    http://fortnitehelp.epicgames.com/c...ite-s-minimum-and-recommended-specifications-
    That computer can handle that game easily so you have nothing to worry about.
    Look at see more system details on that amazon page, your not too sure of what you are getting.
    The R7 graphics card they include and the seagate hdd they include would make me wonder what it is befoe buying.
    1400 for that fx6300 in this time of day, maybe under 1000 dollars max, hell I could build one much better under 900 bucks.
     
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  3. Brett Doughty

    Brett Doughty TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I heard the graphics card was not amazing, But I couldnt find one better for the price. And I really didnt wanna build it seeing that it is a Christmas gift. But im glad that it runs most of those games
     
  4. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Maniac Posts: 864   +149

    Yeah it is a good pc, alot of people elsewhere on different forums and some here may beg to differ because of the am3+ fx6300.
    Go ahead and buy it and if the card inside the computer isn't worth it, just pluck the thing out and buy a better one.
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MG0733A/?tag=httpwwwtechsp-20
    Thats the best gtx1050 for under 150 bucks you can afford, I don't think that price tag will stay low for too much longer.
    Also don't be afraid to build the computer yourself, long as you know how to set it up and hook it up.
    Build time and os installation time normally takes 2 hours at best, since I am use to building pcs.
    It would take me 25 - 45 minutes to set it up as long as the parts work and fits the way it is suppose to with no doa bs.
     
  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,821   +186

    Depending on what you want to play online, you should check out the basic requirements and max requirements. To me 16GB of RAM is a lot better than just 8GB After all Windows 10 is I loaded on 8 GB system you got 5GB free. If you share ram with video then again you got to consider your needs. Using 32GB system you can that most games work a lot better with 16GB of RAM yet 8GB of RAM might be all you need. System you have selected pretty high with only 8GB of RAM they should max it to 64GB of RAM a that price.
     
  6. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 10,639   +4,481

  7. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,821   +186

    Most systems today you can share system RAM with the GPU RAM More RAM gives you better detail texture image.
     
  8. delrey

    delrey TS Booster Posts: 161   +47

    For Fortnite, Rocket League, TF2, WoT, the computer will play fine as is. With the others, you'll want better GPU and more memory. The 6300 is fine for entry level gaming, though I would look for a Ryzen 1200 system on sale if you could.

    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod...re=ryzen_1200_computer-_-83-227-759-_-Product

    The above is new and 'only' $130 more. It's worth it for the processor and the GPU is better too. However, it seems you already got the computer so....
     
  9. delrey

    delrey TS Booster Posts: 161   +47

    That R7 250 isn't going to be doing a whole lot that it'll take advantage of the extra memory. I would have to agree with clifforcooley on that. Considering a RX 550 is a massive improvement over the R7 250 says a lot. A GPU upgrade is in that computers near future.
     
  10. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Maniac Posts: 864   +149

    Usually thats not a good idea especially when windows begans to choke up.
    Let the gpu memory be dedicated to itself to do exactly what it was meant for.
    https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/2826-differences-between-ddr4-and-gddr5
    A good radeon or geforce card with more than 2gb of gddr5 with cuda-stream cores makes texturing a whole lot better.
     
  11. Montana

    Montana TS Enthusiast Posts: 35   +15

    My concern with that computer is they often ship with a 300 Watt generic PSU which won't be enough. They usually use generic parts which may be good and may not be.
     
  12. Strawman

    Strawman TS Maniac Posts: 209   +154

    Your CPU can play everything at at least 30fps, so if 30 fps is what you are after, you are good to go. The GPU is another story, it ain't something to write home about but I guess you can play lots of games at low settings.

    I would upgrade your GPU before I was buying ram or CPU. Actually, don't even consider spending money for DDR3, it's completely dead. At least a GPU can go to your new rig, when you decide to get one.
     
  13. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Maniac Posts: 864   +149

    I know its 3 month late reply but the way prices are for gpus, if you can afford to spend 92.00 on 8gb of ram.
    Its best to get the memory first, then worry about the gpu last.
    If I'm right those prices won't start to dip back down until midway april or may.
    Just a quick warning to everyone else stay away from gigabytes rx 500 series refurbished cards if you need a gpu right away.
    They have been having multiple issues with it, looks decent price wise, quality wise and technical wise I wouldnt buy it.
    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod...Description=rx+560&ignorear=0&N=-1&isNodeId=1
     

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