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September 15, 2011 4:11:32 AM

Hey there everyone. I am on an extreme budget right now because of work and having to buy some new "work equipment" and I ended up spending thousands. Anyways SWTOR is upon us and my gaming computer died. The system requirements can be seen here: http://www.swtor.com/preorder

But, I want to be able to run the game on Med- High with 30+ fps and if I have to I will turn shadows off.

So here is what I came up with that fits in my budget. Let me know what you think and any advice or pointers is welcome!

-Intel I3 2100 3.1ghz Dual CPU Sandy Bridge
-Nvidia GTX 260 896mb 448bit
-Corsair Builder series 600w PSU
-4gb Gskil DDR3 1600 ram
-Seagate Barracuda 1tb HD
-MSI H61M-P23 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

I still haven't picked out a case or DVD drive either.

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September 15, 2011 4:26:14 AM

whats your budget? dvd drives are standard any $20 one will do.
September 15, 2011 4:27:25 AM

I am trying to build something for $500 or less
September 15, 2011 4:42:48 AM

Another build I have considered that is a bit above my budget is:

-NZXT Case
-Radeon HD 6790
-Corsair Builder series 600w
-GIGABYTE GA-880GMA-USB3 AM3+ AMD 880G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
-Seagate Barracuda 1tb HD
-Gskill ripjaw 4gb DDr3 1600

All that is about $550 in my newegg cart with shipping

!