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$500 Gaming Rig

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July 15, 2012 3:23:39 PM

I was looking to buy a pc that will support sc2 on ultra, for under or at $550 any suggestions? i don't need a mouse or a keyboard. Home built or pre-built does not matter to me Thanks

Jason

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July 15, 2012 3:29:49 PM

Also i am not sure if this is in the right spot, i am kind of new to this whole blog thing.
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July 15, 2012 5:30:09 PM

ASRock H77M LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard- $74.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Intel Pentium G850 Sandy Bridge 2.9GHz - $87.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR Builder Series CX430 V2 - $44.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Crucial Ballistix 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600Desktop Memory - $29.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - $49.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable VGA Series GV-R685OC-1GD Radeon HD 6850- $149.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


HDD: 500GB Western Digital Caviar Blue - $64.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ODD: Samsung DVD Burner - $13.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... TOTAL $516.92
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July 15, 2012 6:08:54 PM

Would you recommend more ram? Than that? I also I have always been told that wd hdd are garbage..
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July 15, 2012 7:37:11 PM

WD hard drive are not garbage i been using them since 2008 and they work fine for me and if you want more ram you could just get this ram instead RAM:G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL $46.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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July 15, 2012 8:25:42 PM

Here a different build if you prefer doesn't matter which you pick both are good MOBO: ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU:SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6850
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD: 500 GB TOSHIBA
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ODD: Samsung DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: Antec VP-450 450W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case: Rosewill Blackbone
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... TOTAL $545.92

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July 15, 2012 8:28:47 PM

And do you think all that will run my game on ultra? The graphics card is up to specs?
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July 15, 2012 8:34:06 PM

jasgre7681 said:
And do you think all that will run my game on ultra? The graphics card is up to specs?
what resolution are you playing on ?
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July 15, 2012 9:44:02 PM

well i play it on a toshiba a505-s6009 laptop right now i3 2.13Ghz 4gigs of ram Geforce 310m, 1280 x 720 resolution. So if i got the new pc i am not sure what res i would run it on
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July 15, 2012 9:58:29 PM

1600 x 900 or 1366 x 768 or 1280 x 720 you would be able to play on ultra settings on those resolutions.
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