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Old 04-10-2008, 12:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright, I'm building a new desktop. I have a budget of about $1500, give or take a bit. This rig is going to be strictly for gaming. I need it to be able to run 5-10 copies of WoW at once.. don't ask me why lol. I really have no idea what I'm doing here... I've attempted to make a build, but it failed too badly to be worth posting. Anyone want to give me a good build? I don't need a monitor, keyboard, or mouse.

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Edit: I'd rather it be around $1500, but I can go up to around $2000 if needed. I want the 9800 GX2 to be part of the build for sure, really like that card lol. Unless there are other cards that would better... if so tell me!
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lol, are you gold farming?
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lol, are you gold farming?
No, just leveling.
And that wasn't sarcasm, I really am leveling... just on a bigger scale than usual.
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Leveling 10 accounts at the same time? Then gold farming? Wait, can you even log in so many times?
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intel q6600 with tuniq tower or TRUE. overclock
2GB crucial with win XP or 4gb crucial with vista
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asus maximus formula x38
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seagate 7200.11 hd
edit~ oh forgot psu. corsair 520 or 620hx.
some dvd drive.

or 4gb ram+ and xp if youre running a bunch of instances of WoW at the same time. i havent tried to run 2 games at once in a long time. didnt know it could be done. i tried once and it would just crash one of them saying some driver was in use.
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Leveling 10 accounts at the same time? Then gold farming? Wait, can you even log in so many times?
No, then selling them. I don't believe in gold farming, ruins the game imho. I'm just helping those who don't want to level 1-70, and just want to play endgame.
And yes, I can log in that many times.. just need a really good computer, and a bunch of accounts. :P
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I never got into that game at all.
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Added new info in first post. I can go up to ~$2000 now, if needed. I also want the9800 GX2 to be part of the build, if at all possible.
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I've heard so much crap about the 9800gx2 not being able to boot at all

go with Akubane's Build and add your 9800gx2 with a Corsair 520hx (also make sure you have a spare Video Card because some people blame their whole rig when the 9800gx2 doesn't let the PC post )
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maybe get the 620hx with the 9800gx2. i say its a waste though. the 9900's will be coming along in a little while. up to you though. i don't think the maximus should have any problems with it. if so it would just have to wait for a bios update. get an evga card and maybe it'll fall within the step up period.
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