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My friend wants to know what parts he should get for Christmas because he wants (me) to put together a gaming rig. He only plays WoW so this thing doesn't have to be too high end, Not sure of the budget, Whatever plays it on highest settings for him.
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That should be easssy.

let me get some ideas.

Pentium D 820 +98.99

Biostar P880 +54.99

G.Skill DDR2 533 (2gb) +204.99

WD Caviar 250gb, 16mb cache SATA3.0 7200rpm +69.99

Powmax CP0327PL-4 400watt PSU +34.99

HIS X1650PRO 256MB +99.99

TOTAL: 563.94

you can go lower on the ram if you want, Bbut i anticipated he wanted to multitask some too with music/ventrilo/web/whatever running. thats also the reason for the dual core
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Just for World of Warcraft? Wow, isn't that suprising?
P4 3.0GHz or Above
1GB of PC3200 RAM
100GB SATA HDD
7600GT PCI-E
And a Mobo of your choice.
Those are just things I listed off the top of my head.
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Intel C2D e6300, 1GB any DDR800 RAM, 320GB HDD (Seagate or WD), DS3 MoBo, 7600GT will be enough.

It'll also be somewhat futureproof.
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post #5 of 16
I'd go s939.

Get a x2 3800 for around 150
Asus A8n32 sli deluxe for around 150
1 gig of OCZ premier for around 90
160 gig harddrive for around 90
7600GT PCI-E for around 180
Fortron (FSP Power Group) 450 watt power supply for around 50-60 dollars
Case of your choice ~ 100 dollars

So there you have it, Great PC for around 800 dollars. It'll play wow, and let him do other things in the background such as IM, TS/Vent, Xfire, Encode files etc. The dual core will make sure nothing affects his game.
    
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post #6 of 16
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Originally Posted by pablo420 View Post
Just for World of Warcraft? Wow, isn't that suprising?
P4 3.0GHz or Above
1GB of PC3200 RAM
100GB SATA HDD
7600GT PCI-E
And a Mobo of your choice.
Those are just things I listed off the top of my head.
Seems about right. Maybe a little smaller harddrive to save cash, but other than that it looks good.
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post #7 of 16
I would go for a 939 cpu cause there gunna be ceaseing production and would be cheap ,If intel is his choice a low end Core 2 Duo as the cpu or an Am2 chip. I bet he would like a dual core eaither way so keep that in mind.
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by r3tard View Post
I'd go s939.

Get a x2 3800 for around 150
Asus A8n32 sli deluxe for around 150
1 gig of OCZ premier for around 90
160 gig harddrive for around 90
7600GT PCI-E for around 180
Fortron (FSP Power Group) 450 watt power supply for around 50-60 dollars
Case of your choice ~ 100 dollars

So there you have it, Great PC for around 800 dollars. It'll play wow, and let him do other things in the background such as IM, TS/Vent, Xfire, Encode files etc. The dual core will make sure nothing affects his game.
Grab an A8N-SLi Deluxe for $120 (2.8Ghz stable with an x2 3800), get a 160g HD for less than $70, a 7600GT for $105 shipped, grab a Hipro 500W on Newegg, Its amazing for the price, $35, and get a CM Centurion Case for $45, other than that it looks good! Substitute my parts in for the same performance at a $600 price tag..
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For socket 939, I'd get the DFI Lanparty Ultra-D for $105
    
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New Egg has no X2 for 939, They are all autonotify and will be gone soon
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