how many polys

how many polygons can blender have is there like a set limit i want like maby 500,000 in a scene i am going to be using my friends computer to render it. He has a radeon 9800 all in wonder and 2gigs of ram and a amd prosseser he likes to play games online like couterstrike and guild wars, and they run fine and they are considerd pretty high graphics games. so can you give me a rough number of polys i can use with this

thanks, i prolly should have checked in the forums here before i asked is there a search here

No problem.
Yes search is under the chatbox link.