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    The Patient blade5o's Avatar
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    Building my first comp.

    Since SWTOR's release i've decided to indulge in building a comp for it heres the parts i'm planning on getting any thoughts?

    Graphics Card

    Power Supply

    Ram

    Mobo

    Case

    Processor

    *forgot to add the processor originally*
    Last edited by blade5o; 2012-01-04 at 11:18 PM.

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    What's your budget?

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    What can you salvage from your old build?

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    Possibly just the case haha

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    I like to shop at newegg. and i usually browse and build computers in my shopping list. i recently built a computer with an AMD chip in it for around 714 dollars with a monitor. Thats without any combos and Shell Shockers can really lower the cost of a computer...

    Side note : Hard drives are overpriced atm.

    I think your parts wouldnt be too great but i believe you can find something a bit better

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    From Marest. First one is ~600 with hard drive. Second one you can get for ~600 if you already have a hard drive.
    Second one will last you longer in your future games, including SWTOR. Don't go cheap on GPU, SWTOR requires a much better graphic card than WOW and so will future MMOs like GW2 and Titan. Your current choice of a GPU wouldn't even run WoW well at low settings imo.

    Budget Gaming 550
    MoBo: ASRock H67M (B3) – $79.99
    CPU: Intel i3 2100 – $124.99
    RAM: G.Skill 1333MHz 2x2GB – $24.99
    GPU: Sapphire Radeon 6870 – $164.99
    HDD: WD Caviar Blue 500GB – $99.99
    PSU: Enermax NAXN 450W – $39.99
    Case: NZXT Gamma Classic – $39.99 Review
    --------------------------------------------------
    Estimated Total Price – $575
    Budget Gaming 700
    MoBo: MSI P67S-C43 – $99.99
    CPU: Intel i5 2500k – $219.99
    RAM: G.Skill 1600MHz Ripjaws 2x2GB – $29.99
    GPU: Sapphire Radeon 6870 – $164.99
    HDD: WD Caviar Blue 500GB – $99.99
    PSU: XFX ProSeries 450W – $58.99 Review
    Case: Xigmatek Asgard II – $39.99 Review
    --------------------------------------------------
    Estimated Total Price – $714
    Last edited by Butterland; 2012-01-05 at 12:05 AM.

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    Agreed, that GPU is really horrible. The above builds are great ones to start from. For a modern build, I wouldn't go lower than a GTX460/HD 6850 GPU, with preference to the 6870 (an amazing price/performance card) or better.

    If you do modify your existing build, make sure to get two RAM sticks (2x2GiB or 2x4GiB), as modern CPUs benefit heavily from dual channel memory, which requires RAM sticks to be installed in pairs.
    5 EVE accounts, one WoW account, one World of Tanks premium running, zero time to play them. Graaaargh

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    The ASRock H67M over the Z68?

    ---------- Post added 2012-01-04 at 08:19 PM ----------

    Ok so far i'm looking to get the:

    Sapphire 6870
    ASRock H67M
    Ripjaws 2x2gb
    Intel I3-2100

    but which power supply?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...%20NAXN%20450W

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...oSeries%20450W
    Last edited by blade5o; 2012-01-05 at 01:19 AM.

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