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Old 11-04-2008, 10:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok I'm trying to build a system that will get me good gaming. Something I can play WoW on max and still get 50+ fps. I wanna be able to crank up CoD4 and play with no lag. I want to run everquest II full blast. So far I got this.

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im trying to keep it under 750. what can i add or do? what would u do?

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Old 11-04-2008, 11:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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ur link doesnt work right
its better to shop off Newegg.com cuz there usually cheaper
and ur started ur thread in the wrong section.

now for 750 id say

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale 3.0GHz 6MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops
or maybe a e8500

Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TForce TP45HP LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards
or a biostar i45

Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100244L Radeon HD 4850 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Newegg.com - Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases

Newegg.com - Antec earthwatts EA500 500W ATX12V v2.0 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies

Newegg.com - G.SKILL PI Black 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory

Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

comes to 670 befor shipping and mail in rebates and im pretty sure some of those things can get combo'ed together. so price should still drop some. sence this is less then ur budget id prolly go ahead and get a biostar i45 (motherboard)and maybe a e8500(cpu) or ur psu to somthing better or get a 4870 instead of a 4850


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i'd want a bigger PSU on that rig (plus that one's become a "Deactivated item")... so go for this -> Newegg.com - PC Power & Cooling S61EPS 610W Continuous @ 40°C EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies

its got $20 mail-in and extra 15% with promo code "novsave15"

and get the e8500 so you can go for some big OCs

and MAYBE consider a 4870 (Newegg.com - HIS Hightech H487F512P Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards)... but its $90 more and the 4850 will get you some chronic fps in the games you wanna play... even maxXxed out

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