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July 6, 2013 6:54:12 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: Sometime in August

Budget Range: $600-700

System Usage from Most to Least Important: running games such as Tera or SWTOR on max setting with at least 50+ frames.

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: no preference

Location: Michigan, United States

Parts Preferences: none

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1440x900

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My PC is too old and can't handle the newest games above 10 frames at lowest settings.

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July 6, 2013 8:42:38 PM

It might be tough to get the performance you are wanting with that budget. If you spend $150 on a CPU, $75 for RAM, $100 for a mobo, $70 for a PSU, $50 for a case, $70 for a hard drive, $20 for an optical drive, that leaves you less than $165 for a graphics card, which simply won't be enough for 50+ fps with everything maxed out on those games, especially TERA. You might save a few bucks somewhere on the RAM, mobo, or PSU, but I still don't know if it would be enough. And SLI and Crossfire is right out.

A couple hundred more and you're probably in business.
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July 8, 2013 2:05:28 PM

Neospiral said:
It might be tough to get the performance you are wanting with that budget. If you spend $150 on a CPU, $75 for RAM, $100 for a mobo, $70 for a PSU, $50 for a case, $70 for a hard drive, $20 for an optical drive, that leaves you less than $165 for a graphics card, which simply won't be enough for 50+ fps with everything maxed out on those games, especially TERA. You might save a few bucks somewhere on the RAM, mobo, or PSU, but I still don't know if it would be enough. And SLI and Crossfire is right out.

A couple hundred more and you're probably in business.


Ok ignore the budget, what build could you recommend.

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