I think i've found a pretty good build within my budget, (750$-780$) from Newegg.com.
I was wondering if I could run WoW pretty smoothly, and if everything in this list is compatible with eachother? I don't want to purchase all of this and not be able to use the parts together. Here it is:
Just a few questions. Are these parts all compatible with eachother? Could I run Cataclysm smoothly on a 1280x1024 resolution? (maybe higher if I pick up a new monitor) Also...does anyone know where I could go to actually get this thing built? I have no clue on building a PC...
For general gaming, for the same budget you might get better results with a slower cpu and a faster gpu like a 6870. But if you raid, WoW can be cpu intensive and I actually don't see a combo on Newegg that would save you enough to make up extra it would cost for a 6870. Keep on eye on their daily deals.
I should add, I played WoW for years at 2560x1600 resolution with less powerful cpu and about the same gpu power as your build. No problems. Blizzard keeps the requirements low to reach the largest possible audience.