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Gaming build from scratch on $1400
Aug 26, 2010, 9:30 PM
APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: next two weeks
BUDGET RANGE: $1300-1500 before rebates
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: light gaming (WoW), movies, music
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, speakers
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA
PARTS PREFERENCES: intel, mid tower, nvidia
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: SLI maybe later
MONITOR RESOLUTION: still havent decided on a monitor, want something in the 19"-22" range
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: thank you for helping with my first build!!
Aug 27, 2010
gaming build scratch 1400
Aug 26, 2010, 11:20 PM
Monitor resolution is the keystone to the system. It dictates how much graphics power you need. The graphics power dictates how much CPU and PSU you need.
In any case, if WoW is the heaviest game then a 5770 plays it very well even at HD resolution (1920x1080).
Aug 27, 2010, 2:52 AM
Unless u are determined to spend only in that budget range somethingwhich would definitely be more than fine for light gaming/WOW @ $664AR
23"Full HD LCD $180
$944AR Grand Total
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