I have posted in the Gaming section but I heard that I should post it here.
Some friends have suggested me to build a computer instead of buying a Dell and told me to come here and ask the community for help.
I have searched the threads but there weren't many on Guild Wars 2.
I did some research and saw this post (http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/377929-31-buying-buil...)
but it was for a Gaming PC for $1500 but my budget is around $1000.
I'm not sure what kind of information I need to give for help.
I am a girl and never messed with computer parts before, I only know how to use a computer and install and play games.
But I am willing to give it a try and build a computer! Is it also possible to build a computer that is easy to modify/upgrade for long-term use?
I would like to use the computer to play Guild Wars 2 on the highest graphic settings and also do some graphic renderings but it is mainly for a lot of MMORPG gaming.
Below are Guild Wars 2 minimum requirements:
Windows® XP Service Pack 2 or better
Intel® Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, Core i3 OR AMD Athlon 64 X2, or better
2 GB RAM
NVIDIA® GeForce® 7800, ATI X1800, Intel HD 3000, or better (256 MB of video RAM and shader model 3.0 or better)
25 GB available HDD space
Broadband Internet connection
Keyboard and mouse
Below are the V-ray Graphic Rendering requirements:
For Windows Vista and Windows 7
1 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB of total harddisk
space, 3D class Video Card with 256 MB of
memory or higher. Please ensure that the video card
driver supports OpenGL version 1.5 or higher and up
BUDGET: Approx. $1000-$1200
I would also like to be able to have 2 monitors to the computer.
Not sure if I am asking for too much, is the budget enough? Feel free to ask for more information!
Also, is there a site or link to how to build a computer without getting hurt?
Thank you so much in advance! I apologize for the length of this post. I saw many other posts and awesome people solved with the use of the pcpartpicker site, which I think is the coolest and user-friendly site for buying for beginners.
I could probably squeeze it under $1000. Two nice big 23" 1080p monitors. i5 processor and radeon hd 7850. Upgrading options - add another 8gb ram, sell graphics card and upgrade to a better one in fuure.