Looks like Fry's is having a clearance on Sandy Bridge components.
Possibly I can secure a i5-2400 + LGA1155 board for $80. Time to get my relatives who have never set foot inside a Fry's to set foot in there.
I'm looking to have a PC sitting in my living room connected to a 60" Samsung Plasma TV.
Purchase Period: Next Month
Uses: 8/10-bit anime (madVR, LAV, MPC-HC), visual novels, and possibly some less hefty Steam...
SeaSonic G Series SSR-550RM 550W
$84 - $10 MIR - $15 w/ promo code EMCWXXN44, ends 10/19
$9 over the top of your budget range. But you're getting a gold rated...
The heaviest thing I can expect to emulate would be PS2/Wii games.
For visual novels, the system requirements are really really low. The latest one I have (i.e. released on June of this year)
Quote:Required CPU: Pentium 4 3.0GHz or...
I'm getting a little older, not old yet. Only 26.
However, I am transitioning away from computer activity that requires me to actively sit at a desk. I'm no longer as interested in RTS genres that I used to play heavily. I'm more...
Just played my first ranked game yesterday which also happened to be a ranked 5v5 match-up.
I was AP Diana Mid vs AP Yi Mid and I didn't really win my lane. I was 0/1/0 vs him in the direct laning phase but I managed to roam to bottom...