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What Do I Need To Play Pc Games?


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#1 ROZCKA

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 11:54 AM

:thumbsup: Ok this is what i have......
ZOOSTORM 945GZ SERIES Intel Duo core.
Foxconn Motherboard 945GZ7MC
Graphics; Intel® 82945G express chipset family
CPU: intel ®Core™2 cpu 6420@2.13Ghz
intel ®Core™2 cpu 6420@2.13Ghz

Without costing a fortune is there any way I can upgrade this to play games like Juiced 2 and some of the latest vista games. My OS is WINDOWS VISTA HOME PREMIUM 32BIT. Thanks guys :huh:

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 02:54 PM

How much ram do you have and what speed can your M/B support? Video card is important to.

Edited by Monty007, 14 January 2008 - 02:55 PM.

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 06:40 PM

Hi Monty I have 1014MB ram and I don't know how much my MB supports? how do I find out how much? The video card is above under Graphics.....

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 06:54 PM

If you want to play teh best of games you should compare your specs with teh required specs of games like Crysis, Gears of War and COD4.
Here is a neat little website that tells if you computer can play a specific game;
http://gameadvisor.futuremark.com/gameadvi...e/game_scan.jsp

Its from Microsoft and you need IE to open it :thumbsup: Hope it helps

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 09:17 PM

Upgrading your system to 2 gig of ram in Vista is a deffernet plus.
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Posted 15 January 2008 - 05:49 AM

:thumbsup: I bought Juiced 2 Hot Import Nights and my pc won't even entertain it! do you think I might get away with just replacing the graphics card and adding more RAM??

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Posted 15 January 2008 - 09:56 PM

From what i see you dont have a video card you have intel's onboard graphics. You cant really play any games with onboard graphics. So best thing to do is to upgrad your RAM and get a the best video card you can afford.

Also i not sure if your able to check but your motherboard model number is 945GZ7MC but there should be some other letters and numbers after the MC. I typed it into yahoo and got 945GZ7MC-KS2HV and 945GZ7MC-RS2H. IF you open your case it should be printed on your motherboard.

Not sure which one it is but both accept 2GB of RAM and both have 1 PCIe X 16 Slot. So you definitly want to buy the best PCIeX16 you can afford.

But for accurate specs you would want to find out exactly which Motherboard you have.
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Posted 18 January 2008 - 07:02 PM

Hi lucky23 just installed Everest to see what my motherboard is an the info it gives is LAKEPORT-06A79HFKEC-00 any good?

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Posted 18 January 2008 - 07:33 PM

I have no idea. I have no information on that motherboard. I put it into yahoo and came up with nothing. What happened to the FoxConn?
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Posted 18 January 2008 - 08:44 PM

Hi lucky23 just installed Everest to see what my motherboard is an the info it gives is LAKEPORT-06A79HFKEC-00 any good?

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Posted 22 January 2008 - 02:57 PM

:thumbsup: ok at last found the answer.
Motherboard : Foxconn 945 7MC series . Number..UYBW64205613
Bus Clock..200MHz
Ended up using Belarc Advisor....nice bit of handy software too
Sorry about the confusion guys..

Edited by ROZCKA, 22 January 2008 - 03:07 PM.


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Posted 22 January 2008 - 09:22 PM

:thumbsup: ok at last found the answer.
Motherboard : Foxconn 945 7MC series . Number..UYBW64205613
Bus Clock..200MHz
Ended up using Belarc Advisor....nice bit of handy software too
Sorry about the confusion guys..



Once again i cant find any information because that is not the whole model number. I found 2 motherboards that might be yours but i need to know which one exactly

1. 945GZ7MC-KS2HV
2. 945GZ7MC-RS2H

I found these two motherboards but i need to know which one they both have 945GZ7MC but need the last digits

Open your case and look at the motherboard it should have the model number printed right on it

Edited by Lucky23, 22 January 2008 - 09:25 PM.

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 11:54 AM

The single must have for gaming is a graphics card. You have a PCIe x16 slot so you can theoretically add almost any graphics card on the market, except that you power supply probably can't handle the really high-end ones. Going up to 2 GB of RAM would also be a definitive plus.
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Posted 23 January 2008 - 12:02 PM

OK THANKS FELLAS WILL ADD RAM AND INSTALL BETTER GRAPHICS CARD AND SEE IF IT'S ENOUGH THNKS AGAIN FOR ALL THE INPUT....ROZ




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