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Feb 15, 2010, 2:42 PM
APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 2/15/10
BUDGET RANGE: $1700
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming WoW, Internet
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg US
PARTS PREFERENCES: None
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes for future upgrade but not initial build
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Want to play World of Warcraft with Max settings while raiding
Feb 15, 2010
Feb 15, 2010, 2:49 PM
If the only thing you want to do is play WoW, you can get that for about $750 (excluding OS).
X4 425 and Gigabyte GA-770TA-UD3
$210 after rebate
Coolermaster Hyper 212
G.Skill Ripjaws 2x2 GB 1600 mhz CAS Latency 7
Seagate 7200.12 500 GB
Antec 300 Illusion and Antec Earthwatts 500W
Cheapest SATA DVD burner
If you're looking to spend your budget and play any game out:
Asus P7P55D-E Pro
$90 after rebate
Rest is the same $220
Total: $1,480. Stick in a SSD or a larger HDD.
Feb 15, 2010, 2:56 PM
Would your I5 build be better than
New gaming pc
$650 gaming rig
New Gaming build $1800 Max
$600-$1000 Budget-Gaming Rig For a Newbie
Gaming PC built
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Feb 15, 2010, 2:59 PM
Yes. That's about the same (gaming wise) as the $700 build.
Feb 15, 2010, 3:27 PM
5970 is out of stock
what card should i get instead? and do i really need 850w psu if i dont have the 5970?
Feb 15, 2010, 3:32 PM
I would go with the
XFX HD-587X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5870 1GB
CORSAIR CMPSU-750HX 750W
Feb 15, 2010, 3:34 PM
Feb 15, 2010, 4:17 PM
Agree with tecmo. The OCZ 700W is cheap, but it's just not powerful enough if you want to add a second card later.
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