So, I had someone build me a PC a little over a year ago. Since then, I've bought a couple of newer games but not too many out of fear of not being able to play them at a capacity that would really be any better than one of my consoles (frame rate or graphics-wise). But, since it's the Steam summer sale I've been looking at some stuff.
Right now I have an AMD Phenom II X6 1035T CPU, and a GeForce GTX 550 Ti, and 8GB of DDR3 RAM.
Knowing that, and considering the fact that I really don't have the money to upgrade anything, should I be okay to play most new games? Say, for instance, Tomb Raider at medium to high settings while still getting a good frame rate?
And, is there a good place to compare what I've got to what is listed under a games recommended specs on Steam? Getting into the nuance of numbers doesn't really mean a whole lot to me (which is all I can really get on Wikipedia), and I don't really know enough to look at the names to know if what I've got is good enough.