Info on what i need to play the best mmorpg but not go too expensive

currently i have
GPU Geforce 6200
CPU Intel (R) Pentium (R) 4 cpu 3.20 GHz
Memory 2.50 GB Ram
Resolution 1024x768,75
Driver Version 307.83
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional

my question is what do i need to buy to make a good running system for online mmorpgs. Nothing to expensive like over $200.00 a thing i have to buy. i know i need new cpus and things just dont know what buy and where to go to get it cheap as i can without it refurbished. i want it all new if i can. if i posted this in the wrong spot i apologize i have no idea where to put my question. ty i do appreciate your time to help me figure this out. also i dont understand too much of this computer talk so try to narrow it the best u can im sure i can figure it out lol. but ty.
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  1. 200 is not enough.
  2. The best place to find computer parts would be from newegg or tigerdirect. As for gaming a new graphics card is what you need to increase gaming performance. To run most games at max settings its better to build an entire computer from scratch which can be 800 at least. But a graphics card upgrade is the next best thing. 200 would be cutting it close for any upgrades.
  3. ty for answering me i do appreciate it. My question is like with my GPU what should i look for like brand and things that will be good but not expensive to buy to replace the one i have? same with the other things i have that could be replaced with something better. i have no idea how to build a computer lol so its simple and easier for me to just buy the parts i need :p.
    so far i think i need this didnt know if this would help but found it on amazon its Intel Core-i5 3350P Quad-Core Processor 3.1 Ghz 6 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80637i53350P. now with the graphics card what brand is good but not expensive ?
  4. WickedCin said:
    ty for answering me i do appreciate it. My question is like with my GPU what should i look for like brand and things that will be good but not expensive to buy to replace the one i have? same with the other things i have that could be replaced with something better. i have no idea how to build a computer lol so its simple and easier for me to just buy the parts i need :p


    To upgrade anything besides the graphics card you would probably need a new motherboard. For graphics cards you have to pick amd or Nvidia. Im not going into whats better here. But with brands EVGA for nvidia as well as asus is good. And amd Sapphire or HIS is good too. For the specific models the amd 7750 is a good cheap card, or the EVGA 650 ti boost superclocked.
  5. Nvidia Evga 650 ti boost superclocked sounds good i ve read about that one as i was researching so yea i agree on that one ty. Now with the motherboard what is good but not expensive. i so appreciate u patiently helping me i really do ty soo much sorry i dont have too much knowledge but im following pretty good so far lol :p.
  6. With motherboards that depends an what processor you want to use. They have specific socket sizes that determine which board to get. Once you know what processor you want then you decide which board. You are going to have to get a new processor to get a new board because a board that fits the cpu you have wouldnt be an upgrade. And im looking to upgrade to that graphics card soon too.
  7. kk here is the processor im looking at to buy Intel Core-i5 3350P Quad-Core Processor 3.1 Ghz 6 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80637i53350P. dont know what motherboard i should get for this.
  8. This would be a good intel motherboard for that cpu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131823
  9. found it on amazon cheaper plus u mail in rebate and get 10.00 off so it comes out to be $115.00 :D. here is the link if u wanna look at it

    http://www.amazon.com/ASUS-P8Z77-V-LX-Intel-Motherboard/dp/B007MKGF82/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1373919217&sr=1-1&keywords=ASUS+P8Z77-V+LE+LGA+1155+Intel+Z77+HDMI+SATA+6Gb%2Fs+USB+3.0+ATX+Intel+Motherboard

    so far i have on my list: processor , graphics card and motherboard anything else i need ?
  10. Yeah getting it from amazon with the rebate would be nice. As for any other upgrades you are going to need new ram because of a new board. You need ddr3 ram now. Other than that everything should be good. You will have a computer with similar performance to a custom built without having to build much.
  11. here is a link on amazon for the graphics card with rebate and it comes out to be only $95.00 new here is the link if u need it http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-1024MB-Graphics-01G-P4-2650-KR/dp/B00966IU4M/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1373919714&sr=1-1&keywords=Nvidia+Evga+650+ti+boost+superclocked

    kk so just ram is all i need cool :D. so now i got to find a good deal on ddr3 ram sweet. i ll post the price of all my stuff so u and others will have an idea of the cost incase anyone wants an idea of price if they have to do this as well :D . ty soo much
  12. um any examples of good ddr3 ram not sure what brand and things to look for lol :p
  13. so far im at $390.00 be alittle more with ram but not too bad for the price of everything :D. and thats with free shipping rebates so far all on amazon :D
  14. how much GB do u think i need for good gaming of mmorpgs? once i know how much GB id need i can chose which ddr3 to get . im google searching things to but asking on here when im not sure of something lol :p
  15. http://www.squidoo.com/best-gaming-ram this is a link for memory reviews but im not sure which is what i should be looking at for me i mean so many choices of brand names and things and prices are important but at the same time trying to find one that is good dont have to be popular or anything just basically good for what i have chosen so far by the stuff i chose with the motherboard and things maybe u could take a look at it and id like to hear what u think :D. ty its soo appreciated.
  16. WickedCin said:
    http://www.squidoo.com/best-gaming-ram this is a link for memory reviews but im not sure which is what i should be looking at for me i mean so many choices of brand names and things and prices are important but at the same time trying to find one that is good dont have to be popular or anything just basically good for what i have chosen so far by the stuff i chose with the motherboard and things maybe u could take a look at it and id like to hear what u think :D. ty its soo appreciated.


    Something from corsair is a good choice, you might want to check how much your operating system can support first. I use 8 gigs and thats plenty, you might only be able to use 4. You can go on newegg and go under ram and corsair and pick the cheapest one for you.
  17. i found a site that answered my question on what is compatiable with the motherboard i m going to get and found the perfect ram for it and the lady who helped me on chat was awesome Stephene B she was great in helping me figure it out so it looks like i ll be getting my ram from there buying 2 8GB for start should be enough for online games here is the link incase anyone wants to see http://www.crucial.com/store/mpartspecs.aspx?mtbpoid=7A183A49A5CA7304

    so far my total for everything is $520.00 and i searched for best prices , rebates etc and putting all that to my amount thats what i came up with to get the best game pc i can :D and ty for all the help Gam3r01 i appreciate u soo much
  18. what is the best cooling fan for a gaming pc something not expensive but works really well cause i know i will need a new one of thoes lol
  19. No problem, and the best cheap air cooler is the coolermaster hyper 212 evo, but if thats too much, the coolermaster hyper 212 plus is good too.
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