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September 6, 2010 4:16:04 PM

Hello,
Planning to run WoW, SC2, and the new diablo when it comes out.
any thoughts? be specific plz, like will it not work together, something can be upgraded to the one above or downgraded to below for a ton more performance because of some issue with it.

* CPU: AMD Phenom™II X2 555 Black Edition Dual-Core CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology [ 46]
* HDD: 640GB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 64MB Cache 7200RPM HDD [-12] (Single Hard Drive)
* MEMORY: 4GB (2GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module (Corsair or Major Brand)
* MOTHERBOARD: GigaByte GA-880GM-USB3 AMD 880G Chipset Support DDR3 Ultra Durable™3 Socket AM3 mATX Mainboard w/ Built-in ATI HD4200 Video, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, HDMI, USB3.0, SATA-II, RAID, 1 Gen2 PCIe, 1 PCIe X1, & 2 PCI
* SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
* VIDEO: ATI Radeon HD 5450 1GB DDR2 16X PCIe Video Card (Major Brand Powered by ATI)

THX!

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September 6, 2010 4:51:59 PM

Hi areeweblind and welcome to THG.

1- What is ur budget?
2- This's not the rig section of the forum for ask about new build
3- I'd not go with a SATA 6GB/s for now, go with a SATA II and get a better CPU or GPU.
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September 6, 2010 4:53:07 PM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Saint19
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September 7, 2010 5:14:33 AM

Ouch HD 5450 u gonna have to turn down res/settings and if i had an IGP chipset like the one u picked out i wouldn't bother splashing for a discrete like HD 5450 LOL


What i would do

Rana X3 440
700 series budget mobo like Asrock 770/Biostar TA785G3 HD
500GB SATA 2 hdd : no point SATA 3 for mechanical Hdds
hit a basement bargain sub $100 HD 4850/GTS 250 ^^

Lastly since not mentioned: hit an entry level 80+ 450-550W PSU for peace of mind 24/7 ops
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