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Old 12-06-2010, 07:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so I've decided to update to a new System. I've been running on an old Dell XPS 410 for quite a while now (few upgrades). And after the latest BC2 came out and I wasn't able to run it, I got upset. So I'm on a slight budget. Anyone know of a nice Barebones kit system for around $400 dollars that would run up to date games and possibly be updated for the future? Or could someone build a system for around $350-$450, and post the link for me.

Any input at all would be greatly appreciated.


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Old 12-07-2010, 01:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Muffin Man View Post
you're kind of asking for a bit much with your budget.

here's another build that you might be able to work with.

cpu + motherboard
AMD Athlon II X3 450 Rana 3.2GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor ADX450WFGMBOX
BIOSTAR TA880GB+ AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

ram - GeIL Value PLUS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model GVP34GB1600C9DC

gfx card - SAPPHIRE 100287VGAL Radeon HD 5670 (Redwood) 512MB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

case - APEX Vortex 3620mini Black Metal / ABS MicroATX Tower Computer Case

psu - Antec NEO ECO 400C 400W Continuous Power ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply

hdd - Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

optical drive - Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X 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 - CD / DVD Burners

totals to about $403 + shipping.


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Old 12-07-2010, 12:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Wow, should be able to get at least medium settings out of that, maybe high in some if the res is super low.
CPU: Intel Core i7 920
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