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Building a computer for Star Wars: The Old Republic

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May 14, 2014 1:31:04 AM

I was curious, this is my first post I have made-so I had no idea what to put this question under. However I was looking to build a computer to run SWTOR (Star Wars: The Old Republic) at max settings without any graphical lag. I have some ideas of what I would need but I would like to know from more educated people on the matter. I also would like to play more Steam games aswell, but my main focus is SWTOR. Thank you! I would like to add I want the ability to stream as well.

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May 14, 2014 1:53:17 AM

Pentium Dual Core G6960 2.93GHz OR Phenom II X3 B75
GeForce GTX 465 OR Radeon HD 5850 1024MB
4 GB RAM
Win Xp 32
DX 9
15 GB

Is the recommended which is very low.

I would advice something like
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£129.59 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£99.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£64.99 @ Novatech)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£40.63 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card (£122.40 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair RM 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£78.98 @ Dabs)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.95 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £606.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-14 09:53 BST+0100)

Case is excluded because that is more personal taste
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May 14, 2014 2:32:25 AM

Lan2u said:
Pentium Dual Core G6960 2.93GHz OR Phenom II X3 B75
GeForce GTX 465 OR Radeon HD 5850 1024MB
4 GB RAM
Win Xp 32
DX 9
15 GB

Is the recommended which is very low.

I would advice something like
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£129.59 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£99.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£64.99 @ Novatech)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£40.63 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card (£122.40 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair RM 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£78.98 @ Dabs)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.95 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £606.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-14 09:53 BST+0100)

Case is excluded because that is more personal taste


The FX-8350 isn't a good match for a PC built just for SWTOR. Half the cores will be wasted. Other than that it's good. Should probably replace the FX-8350 with an Athlon X4 760K and cheaper motherboard, he could easily save £100 from that and not notice any difference in SWTOR.
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May 14, 2014 8:47:25 PM

Rationale said:
Lan2u said:
Pentium Dual Core G6960 2.93GHz OR Phenom II X3 B75
GeForce GTX 465 OR Radeon HD 5850 1024MB
4 GB RAM
Win Xp 32
DX 9
15 GB

Is the recommended which is very low.

I would advice something like
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£129.59 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£99.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£64.99 @ Novatech)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£40.63 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card (£122.40 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair RM 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£78.98 @ Dabs)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.95 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £606.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-14 09:53 BST+0100)

Case is excluded because that is more personal taste


The FX-8350 isn't a good match for a PC built just for SWTOR. Half the cores will be wasted. Other than that it's good. Should probably replace the FX-8350 with an Athlon X4 760K and cheaper motherboard, he could easily save £100 from that and not notice any difference in SWTOR.


Agreed; SWTOR does not require much!
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May 15, 2014 3:02:39 AM

Rationale said:
Lan2u said:
Pentium Dual Core G6960 2.93GHz OR Phenom II X3 B75
GeForce GTX 465 OR Radeon HD 5850 1024MB
4 GB RAM
Win Xp 32
DX 9
15 GB

Is the recommended which is very low.

I would advice something like
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£129.59 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£99.99 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory (£64.99 @ Novatech)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£40.63 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card (£122.40 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair RM 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply (£78.98 @ Dabs)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£69.95 @ CCL Computers)
Total: £606.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-14 09:53 BST+0100)

Case is excluded because that is more personal taste


The FX-8350 isn't a good match for a PC built just for SWTOR. Half the cores will be wasted. Other than that it's good. Should probably replace the FX-8350 with an Athlon X4 760K and cheaper motherboard, he could easily save £100 from that and not notice any difference in SWTOR.


Yeah the reason for the slightly over build was in case later down the line they decided they wanted to start playing other newer games/ or other mmo's.
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May 17, 2014 5:18:22 PM

I greatly appreciate your guys inputs. Thank you very much!
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