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Old 03-31-2008, 08:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all, I'm pretty much a noob when it comes to computers and thing so I have come here for advice on what to buy. Pretty much I'm planning on buying a new gaming comp. sometime within the next 1-3 months and would like to know what are some suggested parts etc. My budget is about $600-1100ish, preferably in the lower range. The main game for this would be WoW where I would like to be running at around at least 60~ FPS average or more. I am also planning on buying AoC and WAR once they're out so I want this rig to be good enough to have me run those games smooth on high settings preferably. So if anyone has any suggestions/list of parts I can buy, I <3 you! Btw, I already bought a new monitor a while a go so you can take that out of the budget.

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Old 04-01-2008, 10:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Get something with a 9600GT. In my opinion they are better than the 8800GS and almost equal to 8800GT.

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the 9600gt for sure. and an SLI board, not a p35, that way an easy, very effective upgrade in the future will be a second one.
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Old 04-01-2008, 07:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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alright, thanks for the replies guys
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why an cm 330? why not a 690?
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Old 04-01-2008, 07:37 PM   #7 (permalink)
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also, since I live in Canada- could someone please re post the same parts that Puddle Jumper posted but with tigerdirect.ca . I managed to find some of the same ones but couldn't find the rest , so if they are not on tigerdirect I'd like to know some alternatives.
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Go to Ncix.com Bud. Its cheaper and has allot more to offer. i am in Victoria myself.

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