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Cheap Gaming PC

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March 1, 2011 4:07:10 PM

So far I have these components:

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


What other components should I get if I want to play starcraft II on extreme settings?

Need help deciding how much RAM I need, which video card, hdd, and which power supply could power this rig.

I'm looking to spend around $500, I don't know if it can run scII on extreme settings though.

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March 1, 2011 4:16:56 PM

Hey Jaylim0512, thats funny I just recently wrote a simple article on choosing hardware for SCII: http://newbcomputerbuild.com/newb-computer-build-home/s...

It can highly depend on your budget however, but that processor would be able to essentially do SCII on extreme. Looking at the components you chose here I am guessing you are on a budget, but that motherboard looks to have good reviews.

For an example of the other parts that would be a good fit for your build: http://newbcomputerbuild.com/computer-builds/gaming-bui...

I would recommend minimally a Radeon HD 5770 graphics card to do SCII extreme, unless someone else thinks otherwise.
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March 1, 2011 4:38:26 PM
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