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Old 10-11-2010, 02:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default new Civilization game. need help building a budget pc that can play this

a person i know wants me tp put together a pc looking to spend about 300.00 t0 350.00 to for this build have monitor he would like to play this at highest requirements if possible would like to keep under 300.00 or tell me what it will cost toput together found amd quad core chip for 70 dollars cpu fan possible a zalman 20.00 mem ddr2 4gb 50 dollars 30 dollars to 40 for case psu 40.00 some case fans 80.00 video card mother board asus 4 mem slots 80.00 or under 40.00 for seagate or wd hardrive 160gb or more would be good buget any that you think could be down cheaper would help I look foward to hearing from you guys

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* Operating System: Windows® XP SP3/ Windows Vista SP2/ Windows 7
* Processor: Dual Core CPU
* Memory: 2GB RAM
* Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free
* DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation
* Video: 256 MB ATI HD2600 XT or better, 256 MB nVidia 7900 GS or better, or Core i3 or better integrated graphics
* Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
* DirectX: DirectX version 9.0c

Recommended Specs

* Operating System: Windows Vista SP2/ Windows 7
* Processor: 1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU
* Memory: 4 GB RAM
* Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free
* DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation
* Video: 512 MB ATI 4800 series or better, 512 MB nVidia 9800 series or better
* Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
* DirectX: DirectX® version 11



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Man learn to use commas and periods........ Thats very hard to read.

You do not have a OS listed... it alones 100 bucks. Its not gonna happen for 350.... It'll be atleast $500 without a OS for a tri or quad, and a okay card.

Newegg.com - LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - Bulk - CD / DVD Burners
Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100287L Radeon HD 5670 (Redwood) 512MB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity
Newegg.com - SILVERSTONE ST50F-ES 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-4GBNQ
Newegg.com - MSI 880GM-E41 AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
Newegg.com - AMD Athlon II X3 445 Rana 3.1GHz 3 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor ADX445WFGMBOX

Totals 425 without a case. Thats a personal choice
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Case: Antec 300
PSU: Antec 650W
Motherboard: Asus M4N68T-M
CPU: AMD Athlon ii x3
Memory: 2 x 2gb OCZ Gold 1600mhz DDR3
HDD: 640gb Western Digital Caviar Blue SATAII
DVD: LG DVD+-RW 22x SATAII
Video: ATI Radeon HD 5750 (DX11 compatible)
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Newegg.com - ASUS M4A78LT-M LE AM3 AMD 780L Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
$65 w/$10 MIR card

1. AMD Athlon II X3 445 Rana 3.1GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor ADX445WFGMBOX
2. Mushkin Enhanced Essentials 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model 996586

$130 w/$10 MIR (potentially unlockable CPU)

1. Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
2. OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ550FTY 550W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

$100 w/$20 MIR card

1. Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM
2. Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ,comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, option Fans-2x Side 120mm Fan

$140

Newegg.com - XFX HD-567X-ZNF3 Radeon HD 5670 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
$100 w/$20 MIR

Newegg.com - LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - Bulk - CD / DVD Burners
$17

Total = $552 w/$30 MIR & $30 MIR cards + whatever shipping (looks like around $20)

You can use the MIR cards to get an after-market CPU cooler once you get them.
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