Intel P4 3.0ghz Advice

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Please Help- Does anyone on here have a 3.0ghz P4 or know someone who does. On another forum i was told ---->>> "its not acually the processor that makes the biggest difference in gaming performence. Its the video card that does. You can put a top of the line 3.8ghz P4 with a bad card, and it wont even get half the fps of a low end AMD sempron 2200 with a good card.
Get a 2.8c or above, a 9800pro or above, a gig of ddr400 ram, and a decent 7200rpm 8mb cache harddrive, and you'll fly through your games"
Do you guy's agree with this???
 
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I agree.

It all depends on the game. Some games have a big reliability on the video card and some have a bigger reliability on the CPU, depends what you play, like for instance, Battlefield 1942 has a big reliability on the CPU so even with a semi crappy card you could get by playing it on lowest settings maybe.

Yes, what you list there would make a great gaming machine.
 
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i wood say your pc is a very good pc for games.
i have played losts ov pc games in my time my pc is onway *** good ***
yours i whos useing a (ati 9200 128 meg agp x8) and i thort that this card wos
good for all my games
p4 are very good cpus i have a 1.7gig p4 and i love this cpu setup
i wood try doom3 to see if your pc is up to playing top spek games. :D
 
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Yeah, Carls's right. So's batman. It's actually a balance that gives the best fps. Basically saying, make sure the processor is of the same level as the video card.
 
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