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a b B Homebuilt system
March 25, 2012 11:50:48 PM

N> budget sys config 4 swtor :sweat: 

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Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
March 26, 2012 12:19:58 AM

Yes, I saw the ten dozen models the google search yields with a similar title. HOWEVER, I want a modern recommendation and I mean the CHEAPEST swtor PC possible.
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
March 26, 2012 1:17:31 AM

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Yes, I saw the ten dozen models the google search yields with a similar title. HOWEVER, I want a modern recommendation and I mean the CHEAPEST swtor PC possible.



Fill out the form lol. I get it, you want to play star wars, but thats not enough information to really get an educated answer.

Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) Before / After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)

Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using**

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (e.g.: newegg.com, ncix.com -- to show us selection & pricing)

Country: (e.g.: India) we need to know where these parts are being assembled

Parts Preferences: by brand or type (e.g.: I would like to use an AMD CPU & Biostar mobo with a 24" LCD and full tower case)

Overclocking: Yes / No / Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Yes / No / Maybe

Monitor Resolution: (e.g.: 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200)

Additional Comments: (e.g.: Need to have a window and lots of bling, I would like a quiet PC)




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These are the system requirements from the website: I can work with that but I need more info from you.

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What are the system requirements for the game?

Processor:

AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000+ or better
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz or better
Operating System:
Windows XP Service Pack 3 or later

RAM:

Windows XP: 1.5GB RAM
Windows Vista and Windows 7: 2GB RAM
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Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
March 26, 2012 1:48:17 AM

Fill out the form lol. I get it, you want to play star wars, but thats not enough information to really get an educated answer.

Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) Before / After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)

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

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: Cheapest that run swtor.

Overclocking: Yes if it's cheaper and No if it's cheaper.

SLI or Crossfire: Yes if it's cheaper and No if it's cheaper.

Monitor Resolution: 1024x768 but no lower. I have some dignity...

Additional Comments: Needs to run swtor smoothly. Maintain it too. I don't want smooth running then hardware lag and unplayable frame rate drops when a story line cgi/question comes up. Get it? Smooth running all the time. Not extraordinary ten ten thousand dollars smooth, just smooth enough to get by without spending a penny extra. Consider this to be a computer JUST for swtor. Absolutely nothing else.
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
March 26, 2012 2:24:31 AM

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Fill out the form lol. I get it, you want to play star wars, but thats not enough information to really get an educated answer.

Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) Before / After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Folding@Home, gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)

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

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: Cheapest that run swtor.

Overclocking: Yes if it's cheaper and No if it's cheaper.

SLI or Crossfire: Yes if it's cheaper and No if it's cheaper.

Monitor Resolution: 1024x768 but no lower. I have some dignity...

Additional Comments: Needs to run swtor smoothly. Maintain it too. I don't want smooth running then hardware lag and unplayable frame rate drops when a story line cgi/question comes up. Get it? Smooth running all the time. Not extraordinary ten ten thousand dollars smooth, just smooth enough to get by without spending a penny extra. Consider this to be a computer JUST for swtor. Absolutely nothing else.


I got dis.



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CPU- FX-4100- $110- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


Motherboard- ASUS M5A78L-M- $60 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
From the reviews on newegg LOL:
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Other Thoughts: It's a nice, decent board. If you are just building a machine to run SWTOR or DIII, it's fine. It's not going to blow competition away, but it'll hold it's own. 8 GB mem is more than enough for most average users, and enthusiasts won't be looking for a budget board anyway.


RAM- 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance- $50 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Video Card- 550TI $130- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Yes, the video card is better than it needs to be. You said has to run Star Wars smoothly, spend the money, don't cheap out on the video card. Trust me.

Hard Drive- WD Caviar Blue 6.0gb/s 500Gig- $85- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case- $20- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
It's hideous, basic, and I didnt even catch the brand name, but it sufficient.

Power Supply- Corsair TX650 $90 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Power supply- This is not a place to cheap out either, its a very bad/stupid mistake a lot of people make putting a chinsy power supply on good components. Crappy PSU's can kill themselves and all of your brand new parts with it.

Build cost: $545


Its really not a bad build. I'm surprised I could pull it off for so cheap. I had to add it up a 2nd time just to make sure.

That case does not come with any fans, it would be a really good idea to buy and install an exhaust fan. For ~15 bucks extra. Personally, I learned the hard way about cheap computer cases. But, I'm following your guidelines. The case is a piece of crap.
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a b B Homebuilt system
March 26, 2012 2:59:27 AM

Best answer selected by marcustheadore.
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