It's been a while since I've posted here. Ya'll were very helpful in my past hunt for a new build. I need your help again though, as my cousin and I are planning a new build for him in December/January. He has basically the same needs as me, which are SC2 on ultra, PCSX2 and Dolphin emulators, and possibly blu-ray burning. He wants a budget machine, and wants to stay under 600 total (including tax to zip code 91733). We'll be using newegg, so any recommendations from there would be welcome. And as always, if it's better to just wait for the launch of SB, feel free to suggest it
Here's the new build sheet:
Approximate Purchase Date: December or January
Budget Range: If necessary, maximum $600 total (including tax and shipping to zip code 91733)
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming
Parts Not Required: KB, Mouse, Monitor, Speakers, Win7 Ultimate, Case, Wireless net card, Soundcard.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg
Country of Origin: USA (California)
Parts Preferences: Nope
Overclocking: Not now.
SLI or Crossfire: Nope.
Monitor Resolution: 1600x900 (or HDMI output to 1080p TV).
Additional Comments: Needs to be able to DESTROY SC2 on Ultra-settings (30+ fps). Also needs to have USB 3.0 and SATA 6gb. **Please recommend parts/combos which are as cheap as possible, as we don't want to spend $600 if it's not necessary** Combos and MIRs are always welcome
I will be editing the thread as I find good combos on newegg.