Starcraft Build under 500 Tags: New Build Starcraft 2 Systems Product Last response: May 9, 2011 11:23 PM in Systems Share cowwithhead May 8, 2011 12:31:57 AM Hello to all, I need a computer that can run Starcraft 2. I would like it to be as cheap as possible (less than 500 dollars). THX Approximate Purchase Date: This Summer (2011) Budget Range: Up to 500 maximum (preferably less than 400) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Starcraft 2, Web browsing, Word proccesing, Image proccesing Parts Not Required: Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: I dont really care as long as all of the parts come from the same place. Country of Origin: U.S.A Parts Preferences: No Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: N/A Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024 More about : starcraft build 500 nagash May 8, 2011 12:48:04 AM http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/budget-gaming-pc-ph... m 0 l nagash May 8, 2011 12:53:03 AM btw 6850 is abit overkill for 1280x1024 maybe 5770? m 0 l Related resources 500-600 dollar Starcraft 2 Build - Forum Help with a budget build for video editing and Unity under 500 dollars - Forum My $500 Build for Starcraft2 - Forum What is the best pc build for under $500 - Forum Is it possible to build a gaming PC under $500? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer cowwithhead May 9, 2011 12:10:50 AM would it be worth it to get a better processer and a slightly worse graphics card or is that build optimal for starcraft 2 m 0 l genghiskron May 9, 2011 12:21:10 AM do you need an OS? a fast dual core is your best bet for a budget sc2 build, as the game is optimized for 2 cores. m 0 l cowwithhead May 9, 2011 1:38:18 AM So should I get the i3-2100 or a cheaper CPU m 0 l genghiskron May 9, 2011 2:31:02 AM again, do you need windows 7 or do you have it? this will determine if you have the budget for an i3 m 0 l cowwithhead May 9, 2011 10:15:58 PM I have windows vista so should I spend the money to upgrade also the i3 2100 looks good are the integrated graphics suffient to run starcraft 2 Also what do you think about this graphics card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l cowwithhead May 9, 2011 11:23:22 PM I think ill use skullcrushers build except with the geforce gtx 260 any tips for building a computer for the first time m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBest gaming pc build under £500 with AMD FX 8350 (that runs cool) Forum SolvedCheap Gaming PC Build under 500$ Forum Solved$5,500 sli 780 ti build under water (4 rads in a define r4!) Forum SolvedBudget PC under 500 - Is this build worth it or am I just wasting 500? Forum Solvedcan i build a pc that will run zbrush for under 500$ Forum SolvedNew Budget System build under $500 Forum SolvedHTPC build for under $500 Forum SolvedBest gaming PC build for under $500 Forum SolvedBuild:Under £500 Need advice Forum SolvedPc build that can run dayz standalone for under 500-600$? Forum SolvedBest gaming pc build for under $500? Forum Solvedbudget build under 500$ Forum SolvedGive me the Best build under 500 USD Forum Solvedbudget build under $500 Forum SolvedNeed Gaming PC build under $500 (tower and OS) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !