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So I've been playing WoW on my laptop for ages. I had a desktop once, but sold it cause I was leaving the country. I actually stopped playing WoW in October, but since the release of Cata, I wanna start again. My current laptop cannot handle the game on high, which is where I wanna be. I just got a bit of money for Christmas and was wondering if anyone was willing to help me out with a list of parts for a semi-budget gaming desktop that could run cata on high at around 60fps most of the time (parts from newegg preferably) I have a friend that can easily put the parts together, I just need help on a processor (AMD quad preferred,) and GPU (no real preference here, just something that doesn't have many driver issues) ram, case, etc. I'm new to these forums, so if this is out of place or against the rules by any means, I apologize. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
post #2 of 22
Alright whats your budget? and you should wait for sandy bridge
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Seagate 500GB & 2TB Samsung 830 LG Blu-ray Thermaltake Frio 
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let's say around $750. who's sandy bridge? lol.
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who's sandy bridge? lol.




http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_B...oarchitecture)
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300GB Velociraptor RAID 0(Storage)128G C300(Boot) ASUS Black 24X DVD+ 8X Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit ASUS MS238H - 23-Inch Wide LED Monitor 
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300GB Velociraptor RAID 0(Storage)128G C300(Boot) ASUS Black 24X DVD+ 8X Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit ASUS MS238H - 23-Inch Wide LED Monitor 
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It's going to be Intel's new flagship
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Fractal Design Define Mini C Zowie EC2-A 
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i5 6500 Dell OEM Nvidia NVS 510 16GB DDR4 
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Fractal Design Define Mini C Zowie EC2-A 
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post #6 of 22
Quote:
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let's say around $750. Who's sandy bridge? Lol.
the 5 gigahertz monster on air trolololol
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post #7 of 22
here is a quick build i came up with. its $100 over and you still have to get the monitor, mouse, and keyboard.

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Guys, WAAAAY OVERKILL.

My dad maxes the game with the machine I bought him... it has a E5200 and a HD4830, maxes cata at 60fps.

Jeeze.
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60GB Corsair F3 | Caviar Black1TB Lite-On | Blu-Ray Windows | 7 | Ultimate Sony Bravia | EX500 46" 
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Razer Lycosa Corsair | TX650W Corsair Obsidian | 800D Razer Death Adder 
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Razer Goliathus 
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1.2GHz Exynos SoC Mali-400 MP 1GB 16GB Flash storage 
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Android 3.2.7 (CriskelloROM Variant)  4.3" Super AMOLED+ Display 1650ma Battery 
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Razer Lycosa Corsair | TX650W Corsair Obsidian | 800D Razer Death Adder 
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^
for sure
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post #10 of 22
what?! no fair! I have to crank down to high on my sig rig in wow for decent fps, its the weirdest game ive ever played in terms of performance, never makes sense.

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Originally Posted by ZainyAntics View Post
Guys, WAAAAY OVERKILL.

My dad maxes the game with the machine I bought him... it has a E5200 and a HD4830, maxes cata at 60fps.

Jeeze.
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