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Approximate Purchase Date: within the next couple weeks.

Budget Range: $600-$800 after rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: swtor, tera, skyrim, internet surfing

Parts Not Required: monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers, os

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg

Country: United States

Parts Preferences: Reliable brands

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1440x900

Additional Comments: This is what I have so far as my wish list. Would appreciate any input on if this will be able to run swtor at max setting, can I downgrade any of this to save money or will I need better?

Current Wishlist: http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=70412682241511620120222122319
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    Your wishlist shows empty.

    At any rate, look for a i5-2400 CPU. Not overclockable, but only 10% slower at stock speed than the overclockable i5-2500k, and still plenty fast.

    A low end ASUS or Gigabyte z68 motherboard.

    2x4gb DDR3 1333 speed ram.

    An AMD 1gb 6870 video card.

    Western Digital SATA 6gb/s 500gb hard drive

    Samsung DVD RW.(around $17)

    Coolermaster HAF 912 case.

    SILVERSTONE ST50F-ES 500W power supply.

    These are best bang for the buck, and more than enough for your requirements.
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