New tower computer for my parents...
My parents are going to get tax refund money and will put it towards to new computer system.
I advised my dad to get the computer that has either i3 or i5. Their computer is going to be just majorly flash games and internet/email. That's all.
Their concern is, they want a new computer that can process better graphics than stuttering during the flash games on Facebook or downloadable flash games.
Do they need to have add-on graphic card or on-board video nowadays should be good?
They have Pentium 4 Gateway computer tower. And probably more than 5 years old now. They plan to buy from Best Buy or wherever with appropriate specs and price wise. Can be Newegg if possible.
I know all the hardwares and stuff, but I have been out of the computer gaming world for some time now. Look in my signature, that's how long ago I had the system like that.
-- 3DMarkVantage: H7522
-- Q9450 @ 3.2GHZ 1.15V | THERMALRIGHT TRUE BLACK ULTRA-120 | DFI LANPARTY DK P45-T2RS | 4GB G.SKILL DDR2-1000
-- EVGA 280GTX | SAMSUNG 225BW | X-FI XTREMEGAMER FPS | Z-5300e | Z-2300 | 250GB SEAGATE | RAZER LACHESIS
-- 320GB WESTERNDIGITAL | TAGAN 700W | G15 rev. 2 | NINE HUNDRED | VISTA HOME PREMIUM
-- no longer own this system
-- MAC BOOK PRO 13" | DUAL BOOT WITH WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE 64-BIT | 2.3GHz i5 | 4GB DDR3 |
-- OSX LION | 320GB HDD
-- Stolen :^(
-- PSN: lqfocus06