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Old 01-06-2011, 03:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys i need some help i need to build a budget gaming computer REALLY budget. The only type of games i will be playing would be World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Minecraft, League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth. And i don't need to run them on ultra settings just as long as i can get good preformance.

PS: i live in canada
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Old 01-06-2011, 05:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Just drive on over to Kenosha County wisconsin and buy this computer from me for $200. LOL... I play Starcraft II on ULTRA settings on it. I'm building a new computer and lookin to sell this 1.

That's about as REALLY budget as you're gonna get.
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well you could atleast give us a budget to work with of how much you wanna spend, we're not mind readers here (well i'm not anyway, IDK about all the other members here ...)

do you have an old pc where you could salvage an old optical drive, hdd, maybe a case?
what parts do you need to buy; just the tower (internal parts), or you also looking to buy a monitor, k/b, mouse, speakers, OS?
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I have an optical drive an SATA HDD with windows XP (should be fine for the games i play) I also have an old case with good ventalation and a 300 watt PSU o and 1 gig DDR2 RAM
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well you could atleast give us a budget to work with of how much you wanna spend, we're not mind readers here (well i'm not anyway, IDK about all the other members here ...)

do you have an old pc where you could salvage an old optical drive, hdd, maybe a case?
what parts do you need to buy; just the tower (internal parts), or you also looking to buy a monitor, k/b, mouse, speakers, OS?
I have an optical drive an SATA HDD with windows XP (should be fine for the games i play) I also have an old case with good ventalation and a 300 watt PSU o and 1 gig DDR2 RAM
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You will need to install a fresh copy of windows since you are building on a new platform and that 300watt PSU is going to have to go.

The HDD itself should be fine and the ram may be salvageable.

Now.... WE NEED A NUMBER!!!!! :P

Without a budget we can't really help you.
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You will need to install a fresh copy of windows since you are building on a new platform and that 300watt PSU is going to have to go.

The HDD itself should be fine and the ram may be salvageable.

Now.... WE NEED A NUMBER!!!!! :P

Without a budget we can't really help you.
Ok so i am thinking my budget is like 400$ maybe a little more but that's about it, and as long as it can run World of Warcraft on high graphics with 30+ frames then i am happy
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Here's what I'm thinking so far. These parts plus I suggest you get more ram and you need to get a new copy of windows.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139004

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Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100283-3L Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

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Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, LED LCD TV, Digital Cameras and more!

These parts will show a significant increase but you REALLY need to get atleast 4gb of ram.
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Ok sounds good, but your PSU link went to the graphics card :P but other then that it looks good, and yes when ig et the money i will buy more ram TY
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You aren't playing anything on high with 1 gig.

Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ

Jeeze. This DDR2 is more than DDR3.

Here's a psu: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371004

You should be within your $400.
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