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August 16, 2013 8:21:23 PM

So since CoD reveiled they're new game, I though I need new parts. I already have a few parts. And I plan on playing 720p Medium to high settings.

A 425Watt power supply (Enermax 82+)
LG DVD/CD Player
WD 500GB Blue Caviar (exact one here)

And here is the list i would buy:
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/yourmother117/saved/2aW8

The thing i'm worried about is, that my psu won't cut it because AMD says a 500Watt PSU is recommended.

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August 16, 2013 8:31:20 PM

If you had $4, you can get this :

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sRmn
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sRmn/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sRmn/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($43.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB Video Card ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $274.95
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-16 23:30 EDT-0400)

But you'll also need to change your power supply.
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August 16, 2013 8:41:15 PM

Seladon said:
If you had $4, you can get this :

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sRmn
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sRmn/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sRmn/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($43.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Smart Tracer 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB Video Card ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $274.95
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-16 23:30 EDT-0400)

But you'll also need to change your power supply.


That's a bad motherboard, no thank you.
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August 16, 2013 8:46:04 PM

infinity117 said:
So since CoD reveiled they're new game, I though I need new parts. I already have a few parts. And I plan on playing 720p Medium to high settings.

A 425Watt power supply (Enermax 82+)
LG DVD/CD Player
WD 500GB Blue Caviar (exact one here)

And here is the list i would buy:
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/yourmother117/saved/2aW8

The thing i'm worried about is, that my psu won't cut it because AMD says a 500Watt PSU is recommended.


Your PSU will be fine, in the end it's almost 100 watts over the needed watts. As for the processor, definitely try and get a four core one. You can't play BF3 multiplayer if you have under a 4 core, and with the technology advancements, I doubt you'll be able to play COD Ghosts will a 2 core, correct me if I'm wrong. Motherboard is fine, try to get DDR3-1600 RAM, much better if you can of course. If I were you, I'd wait and get more money a $250 computer won't let you play games at very high settings at all. Try and wait for $350-450 then you'd be off at a much nicer start.

Make sure to click that "Best Answer" button under my post :D  (If you found it useful of course)
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August 16, 2013 8:54:28 PM

Razerium said:
infinity117 said:
So since CoD reveiled they're new game, I though I need new parts. I already have a few parts. And I plan on playing 720p Medium to high settings.

A 425Watt power supply (Enermax 82+)
LG DVD/CD Player
WD 500GB Blue Caviar (exact one here)

And here is the list i would buy:
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/yourmother117/saved/2aW8

The thing i'm worried about is, that my psu won't cut it because AMD says a 500Watt PSU is recommended.


Your PSU will be fine, in the end it's almost 100 watts over the needed watts. As for the processor, definitely try and get a four core one. You can't play BF3 multiplayer if you have under a 4 core, and with the technology advancements, I doubt you'll be able to play COD Ghosts will a 2 core, correct me if I'm wrong. Motherboard is fine, try to get DDR3-1600 RAM, much better if you can of course. If I were you, I'd wait and get more money a $250 computer won't let you play games at very high settings at all. Try and wait for $350-450 then you'd be off at a much nicer start.

Make sure to click that "Best Answer" button under my post :D  (If you found it useful of course)


The specs for Ghost have not been released yet, but it's close to BO2. So since you say that my PSU is fine, I tried to perfect it.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sRQX
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August 16, 2013 10:03:30 PM

infinity117 said:
Razerium said:
infinity117 said:
So since CoD reveiled they're new game, I though I need new parts. I already have a few parts. And I plan on playing 720p Medium to high settings.

A 425Watt power supply (Enermax 82+)
LG DVD/CD Player
WD 500GB Blue Caviar (exact one here)

And here is the list i would buy:
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/yourmother117/saved/2aW8

The thing i'm worried about is, that my psu won't cut it because AMD says a 500Watt PSU is recommended.


Your PSU will be fine, in the end it's almost 100 watts over the needed watts. As for the processor, definitely try and get a four core one. You can't play BF3 multiplayer if you have under a 4 core, and with the technology advancements, I doubt you'll be able to play COD Ghosts will a 2 core, correct me if I'm wrong. Motherboard is fine, try to get DDR3-1600 RAM, much better if you can of course. If I were you, I'd wait and get more money a $250 computer won't let you play games at very high settings at all. Try and wait for $350-450 then you'd be off at a much nicer start.

Make sure to click that "Best Answer" button under my post :D  (If you found it useful of course)


The specs for Ghost have not been released yet, but it's close to BO2. So since you say that my PSU is fine, I tried to perfect it.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sRQX


Yep that looks great! It'lll be good enough to run Ghosts then! Have fun!


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