Gaming PC Tags: New Build Gaming World Of Warcraft Systems Product Last response: February 15, 2010 4:17 PM in Systems Share wowzor20 February 15, 2010 2:42:53 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 OVERCLOCKING: Yes SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes for future upgrade but not initial build MONITOR RESOLUTION:1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Want to play World of Warcraft with Max settings while raiding More about : gaming MadAdmiral a b 4 Gaming a b Ý World of Warcraft February 15, 2010 2:49:49 PM If the only thing you want to do is play WoW, you can get that for about $750 (excluding OS). CPU/Mobo: X4 425 and Gigabyte GA-770TA-UD3 $210 after rebate HSF: Coolermaster Hyper 212 $30 RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws 2x2 GB 1600 mhz CAS Latency 7 $115 HDD: Seagate 7200.12 500 GB $55 Case/PSU: Antec 300 Illusion and Antec Earthwatts 500W $120 Optical: Cheapest SATA DVD burner $20 GPU: HD 5770 $150 Total: $755. If you're looking to spend your budget and play any game out: CPU: i5-750 $200 Mobo: Asus P7P55D-E Pro $190 Case: HAF 922 $90 after rebate PSU: Silverstone 850W $150 GPU: HD 5970 $650 Rest is the same $220 Total: $1,480. Stick in a SSD or a larger HDD. wowzor20 February 15, 2010 2:56:52 PM Would your I5 build be better than THIS PC ? Related resources How to Ask for New Build Advice - Forum Troubleshooting - Forum How to Ask for New Build Advice - Forum Troubleshooting - Forum How to Ask for New Build Advice - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer MadAdmiral a b 4 Gaming a b Ý World of Warcraft February 15, 2010 2:59:00 PM Yes. That's about the same (gaming wise) as the $700 build. wowzor20 February 15, 2010 3:27:40 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? tecmo34 a b 4 Gaming February 15, 2010 3:32:34 PM I would go with the XFX HD-587X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5870 1GB and CORSAIR CMPSU-750HX 750W wowzor20 February 15, 2010 3:34:28 PM What about OCZ 700w MadAdmiral a b 4 Gaming a b Ý World of Warcraft February 15, 2010 4:17:28 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumTroubleshooting ForumBuilding a budget PC. Forum[Solved] Help Building Gaming PC Budget $700-$800 ForumHelp with building a gaming PC for $700 Forum[Solved] $600-650 Budget Gaming Build Forum~$1,200 gaming homebuild Forum720€ Build for gaming and stuff(Opinions are well appreciated). ForumQuiet Gaming Build for ~$1500 ForumUnder £400 Gaming/Internet/Movies Build Forum[New System Build] Gaming, working (700€/800€) Forum[Solved] I7-940 media/media editing/gaming More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !