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Cheapest build for World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria desktop

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September 11, 2012 8:54:58 AM

I know Warcraft isnt a very demanding game so Im looking for a cheap build to use for this game ONLY. Not intending on playing any other games nor do I want to upgrade this computer later. So the cheaper the better. The only thing I really want to do is run max graphics settings. Game requirements are below. Budget is around 600. Thanks in advance for your help.

Operating System Windows 7 64-bit with latest service pack
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz, AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.6GHz or better
Video NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT or better
Memory 4 GB RAM
Input Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel

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September 11, 2012 11:48:49 AM

Okay, well since no one hasn't posted yet, let me give it a shot. Please feel free to correct me if I made incompatibility issues.
Also, I'm gonna assume you meant dollars in your post, since you didn't give a currency.

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition $109.99
Mobo: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 AM3+ $99.99
XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 179.99
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) $24.99
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB $69.99
PSU: SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W $69.99
Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 Black Gaming USB 3.0 $49.99

Total: $604.93

This should be more than enough to max out WoW.
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September 11, 2012 12:15:30 PM

Just about anything runs wow. The problem with WoW is that it is more network dependent, so crappy internet connection means crappy WoW. I run a ATI HD4600 with a Intel Q8300 and 6 gigs of ram. But I get 90fps and silky smooth response because I live literally about 5 blocks away from Blizzards Khaz Modan server. my pings average about 8ms.

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September 11, 2012 6:37:57 PM

My connection stays around 80ms all the time. The computer I have now has a integrated card (Intel Q41) and Im seeing tears and such.
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