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January 30, 2011 5:10:01 AM

I have had a lot of friends over to my place over the last couple of years now that we really got back into playing World of Warcraft again.. :p  But anyways, one of my friends suggested the idea of maybe having an extra rig to have around so a buddy could play without dragging their PC out of there place and over to mine. I found this to be a very good idea myself and I am willing to put the money towards it as long as I know it will be a good little rig simlpy for WOW and web browsing, along with maybe media (Windows Media Player/iTunes) on the side note. I was also trying to keep the base price under 350$. Thats the big challenge. I don't really mind if shipping goes over 350$, but if any of you have a suggestion along those lines, that would be fantastic! After about 3 or so hours on the Egg, I was able to construct this little beast. (By the way, my friends are not picky about graphics settings and anything that will keep over 30 FPS is golden for them. Ugradablility is also not a factor either because once this rig is through that all it can do, I'm just going to donate it to someone or someplace.)

CPU: AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard: Foxconn M61PMV AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: PNY 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: PowerColor Go! Green Radeon HD 5450
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 160GB 7200 RPM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD: LITE-ON DVD/CD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case/PSU: Linkworld 43715-128FU+P04 Black Steel MicroATX Mini Tower Computer Case 430W Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU Cooler: Rosewill RCX-Z80-AL 80mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Monitor: Hanns-G HK162ABB Black 15.6" 1366 x 768 8ms Tilt Adjustable WideScreen LCD Monitor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Keyboard:LITE-ON SK-1788/BS 2-Tone 104 Normal Keys PS/2 Wired Standard Keyboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mouse: V7 M30P20-7N Black 3 Buttons 1 x Wheel PS/2 Wired Optical 1000 dpi Mouse
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Wireless Adapter: TP-LINK TL-WN321G IEEE 802.11b/g USB 2.0 54M Wireless Adapter
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Thank you all to all for your time :) 

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January 30, 2011 5:15:30 AM

P.S. I have Windows 7 and XP, those will not need to be included. Everything listed is required though. (By the way, what would be better for this PC: 7 or XP)?
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January 30, 2011 4:06:49 PM

Thank you for the replay, I will look into these items and get back to you if I have any comments or suggestions. :) 
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January 31, 2011 1:11:09 AM

Yep u are welcomed ^^
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