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For very light gaming, the 780G integrated HD3200 is more than adaquete. I've managed to play STALKER, Guild Wars, Worms: Armageddon, and my brother managed some World of Warcraft on it too. I don't think you'll see a large enough of a difference between the HD3200 integrated and the 8500GT to justify the cost.
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Originally Posted by Labombadog View Post
Sorry.

Total cost is $451.37 with an extended 2 year warranty. Should I even bother getting a warranty? Good price?
The others have already helped you get a great rig in my opinion. I have two "cosmetic" advices so to say:
1. Don't get extended warranty. Virtually any mobo is guaranteed 3 years, any HDD at least 3 years, and the rest can't really break.
2. Get a cool cooling system. Ladies appreciate silence+good looking cases. The Centurion is pretty, you'd need a fan controller to power down the fans, because on that rig it's highly unlikely they would need to run @2000rpm.
Try this (for 29$): Zalman MFC1 6 fan controller
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813999251
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Get cheap OEM ram.
Why? you wont overclock your mem really, and its cheap and as good as known brands. (ive had OEM ram until i got this from a friend)
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