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January 27, 2012 9:47:15 PM

I'm building this pc to play Starwars the old republic, wow,fallout 3/newvegas, and many others. Was curious how this build would do? will it atleast play at mid settings or even at all? Heres links.


LG Electronics GH22NS50 22X SATA Super Multi DVD+/-RW Internal Drive - Bulk with Software
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002C9K3UO/ref=ox_sc_a...

Thermaltake V4 Black Edition SECC/Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case VM30001W2Z
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003SNJA8O/ref=ox_sc_a...

AMD CPU HDZ955FBGMBOX Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition 3.2GHz AM3 125W
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002TQYUAE/ref=ox_sc_a...

ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 - AM3 - AMD 870 - DDR3 - USB 3.0 SATA 6 Gb/s- ATX Motherboard
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003ICWAV4/ref=ox_sc_a...

Corsair Vengeance 4 GB PC3-12800 1600mHz (PC3 12800) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 1.5v Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Kit for Intel and AMD 4 Dual Channel KitCMZ4GX3M2A1600C9
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004O69XAY/ref=ox_sc_a...

Antec 750W Power Supply (EA-750 Green)
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0055CAR7Y/ref=ox_sc_a...

HIS Radeon HD 6770 1 GB (128 bit) GDDR5 Eyefinity DisplayPort 2x DL-DVI (HDCP) HDMI PCI Express X16 2.1 Video Card - H677FN1GD
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005D6P0NI/ref=ox_sc_a...

Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB SATA III 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache Bulk/OEM Desktop Hard Drive - WD5000AAKX
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00461G3MS/ref=ox_sc_a...

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (Full) System Builder DVD 1 Pack
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004Q0PT3I/ref=ox_sc_a...

Please let me know what you think and if it will run on the settings id like, thanks tons!

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January 28, 2012 5:33:08 AM

I would opt for an Intel Core i3-2100 processor, and a lower end ASUS or Gigabyte z68 motherboard. The Core i3 will out perform the AMD x4 at stock speed and allow for a better upgrade path.

I also assume with the size of the power supply, you plan on Crossfire in the future. Otherwise, any decent 550 watt PSU will be fine. XFX has really good PSU deals right now and are of fine quality.

I would also bump up to 8gb(2x4gb) ram. It is the sweetspot for Win 7 64 bit.

edit: I would also check the prices over at Newegg. It should save you a few dollars.
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January 28, 2012 7:19:06 AM

Intel Core i5-2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.4GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I52400 $189.99 free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X $18.99 free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CORSAIR XMS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2B1600C9 $33.99-$29.99 after MIR free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W Modular High Performance Power Supply 80 PLUS Certified $64.99-$44.99 after MIR $5.99 shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card $164.99-$144.99 after MIR $7.56 shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, front mounted dual USB 3.0 $49.99 free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $84.99 free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
ASRock Z68M/USB3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard $84.99 $7.56 shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
STOTAL: $714.03 incl. shipping
Rebates: -$50.00
TOTAL: $664.03

OPTIONAL:
Deduct $60 to substitute I3 2120 CPU Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I32120 $129.99 free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Replace 4GB RAM w/ 8GB RAM G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR $43.99 free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit $99.99 free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit $99.99 free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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January 28, 2012 8:31:29 AM

Go with an Intel i3-2100 and a low-midrange 1155 Z68 board, like the P8Z68 V. MAybe upgrade to a 6850? Will give you a perf boost at 1080p.
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