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To build a rig from scratch that can run sc2 for around 400. My budget is around 500 but I need to spend 100 on the OS. I already have a kb, mouse, and 22" monitor so just talking about the tower.

I don't need to play the game maxed out I just need a stable rig that I could possibly upgrade in the future. I figured AMD would be the cheaper route so I posted here. Thanks guys.
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sure Il build you a 980x for 400 bananas
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i was able to play starcraft on my old e6300, 2 gigs of ram and 9600gt on medium sometimes high settings.
what are u going to keep from the computer u use now? if you going to reuse case and drives.

Corsair 650TX V2 - $80
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AM3 - $100
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus - $27 (or stick with stock heatsink)
GIGABYTE GA-770T-USB3 AM3 - $85
4GB PNY Optima DDR3 10600 - $33
XFX 5770 - $110
Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB - $40
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If you are a student you should be eligible for Windows 7 Pro for $65. That would give you $45 more for the PC.
    
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Selling my laptop so don't have a case or drives :\\
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i was able to play starcraft on my old e6300, 2 gigs of ram and 9600gt on medium sometimes high settings.
what are u going to keep from the computer u use now? if you going to reuse case and drives.

Corsair 650TX V2 - $80
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AM3 - $100
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus - $27 (or stick with stock heatsink)
GIGABYTE GA-770T-USB3 AM3 - $85
4GB PNY Optima DDR3 10600 - $33
XFX 5770 - $110
Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB - $40
650w is overkill... a quality 400w is sufficent.
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Almost but no vid card in there
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Almost but no vid card in there
Was about to say that, although you can buy one separately.
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Well it does have the integrated 4250 on the mobo maybe that could handle sc2?
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