Please check my build sheet before I buy Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: February 8, 2010 11:14 PM in Systems Share eqneal February 8, 2010 7:44:28 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: over the course of this month BUDGET RANGE: $400-500.00 Before / After Rebates SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming MMO's - WoW & Lotro, surfing the internet PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, Antec 300 case, Corsair 400W PSU, win 7 separate from build price PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg but similar sites ok COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD cpu and gpu, asus or similar quality motherboard OVERCLOCKING: yes but nothing too crazy SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024 roughly ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I want to be able to run mid-max settings on WoW & Lotro while maintaining good FPS. This is what I came up with: AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Callisto 3.1GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Processor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS M4A77D AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... XFX HD-477A-YDFC Radeon HD 4770 512MB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CORSAIR XMS2 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X4096-6400C5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 24X DVD-R SATA Black 24X DVD Writer LightScribe Support http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Would a HD 4850 be a better choice for graphics and could my 400W Corsair PSU handle it? More about : check build sheet buy Silvune February 8, 2010 9:39:10 PM I don't know if a 4850 would be a better choice in performance terms, but yes a good 400W PSU could handle it and Corsair usually make good PSUs. m 0 l pinpoint February 8, 2010 9:45:39 PM i think the 4770 just edges the 4850. stick with the 4770 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer wadethegreat February 8, 2010 11:14:44 PM i like my 4850 go for a larger PSU or a higher quality PSU (Corsair is the bomb) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCheck my build before I buy please Forum Please check my HTPC build before I buy Forum First ever rig build...one last check please before I buy! Forum Please Check my first PC build before I buy Forum Please check my build for issues before i buy tonight Forum SolvedLast check on $1700 build before I buy. Forum SolvedCheck my build before I buy! $1300- 1400 Forum SolvedFinal Check Before I Buy! (Budget AMD Build ~$650) Forum Please check before I buy.. Forum Gaming Rig, Check before I Buy Please Forum Need a final check needed before I buy this build: Forum Final Check Before i Buy. Australian pc build Forum Check my build before I buy... Forum quick compatibility check before I buy this build Forum SolvedPlease review my budget gaming build before I buy Forum Solved$1200 gaming build. need last min advice/compatibality check before buying Forum Check over my build before I buy? [First time gaming build] Forum Please check my spec before I buy! Forum Last and final check for suggestions and opinions for my builds part list, before I buy! Forum Please check out my new system before I buy Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !