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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 4
01-12-2010, 01:56 PM
Originally Posted by Captain_Tom View Post
Wow, that's an interesting idea. After you said that I went back to their website and saw that they have a very similar HP for $100 less. The hard drive is slightly smaller but it is 7200 rpm which is a plus. Unfortunately, the video card is built on to the motherboard and I wanted to avoid that.

I'll give your suggestion some serious thought but if I am to go through all the trouble, I might just consider building my own I guess.

Also, I found out that the GTS240 on the Dell is basically the same as the 9800GTX which seems to have mixed reviews here on STO.

Maybe I'll wait a few days to see what other peoples experiences have been.
The 2nd system is a more powerful gaming system IMO. But still a GTS240 is kind of weak, you would be better off building your own system IMO.

However, don't get me wrong, the GTS240 is still a great performing card, more than powerful enough to run STO. I've run STO on an 8800GT which is similar to the GTS240 and it ran great.