Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question

Cheap Rig

Last response: in Systems
Share
August 2, 2010 6:14:15 PM

Hey guys, I need some help on this rig since this is the first one I've ever done.

I mostly play WoW

I need to know if everything is okay and if I picked the right stuff to work together

Also any suggestions to keep the price around $550 to speed it up would be appreciated!

Here's a picture of the shopping cart
http://img812.imageshack.us/f/96486853.png/


Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811156063

Triple core Processor, It may unlock to a Quad core, AM3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

250gb Hard drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AM3 Motherboard, supports DDR3 and has 2 PCI-E x16 slots, in future may want to Crossfire, Does this support 1600 RAM? in the comments people say it does.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Radeon HD 4870 1gb DDR5 256bit
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121376

600w power supply (just in case, it was cheap lol)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

4gb ddr3 1600 Memory (ugly but cheap)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Total- $536 -50 with mail in rebates w/o shipping
Total W/ shipping- $551 -50 with mail in rebates
Mail in Rebates- $50

Grand total- $501

More about : cheap rig

August 2, 2010 8:55:11 PM

That's a decent budget build, the only question I had is why the DX 10 video card. I know that's all you need for WOW, but there just may be a DX 11 game you may want to play in the near future. I would recommend a HD 5770 or a GTX 460 whichever you prefer. also for the money, look for some CAS latency 7 (CL7) DDR3 1600 RAM, it isn't that much more expensive (minus the MIR, which I have had terrible luck with).
m
0
l
!