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So I am now building a Budget Rig for my girlfriend. The ONLY game she wants to play on this rig, will be World of Warcraft. The rest of it, just casual internet browsing and what not.

I have come up with this so far.

HAF 912

Corsair CX500

H-50 (Coming out of my rig to hers)

G-Skill 4GB DDR3 1600

Samsung F3 500 GB

ASUS GTX460 Fermi

Intel i3 2120

The only parts I need to find for her, is as follows:

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131712

Possibly

As you can see by my sig, I would like to stay with Intel and Nvidia when it comes to the brands of the items. She would like to play with everything on High or Ultra (Everything but shadows ofc). I dont want something thats top of the line since this Rig will not be getting OC'ed or nothing. Just a PC that can hopefully max out World of Warcraft.

What do you suggest?
Edited by Famousoverdose - 4/7/11 at 12:31am
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post #2 of 62
GTX 460 for the GPU and the CPU... some "more-powerful" dual core would do, I mean: it's wow. Mobo could be one of those Asus boards, cheap but great. See sabertooth series.
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post #3 of 62
an i3 with a gtx 460 should be fine.


Is the PSU and ram something you already have as well? That doesnt seem to be too clear to me.
Edited by LuckySe7ens - 4/6/11 at 11:37pm
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post #4 of 62
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Originally Posted by LuckySe7ens View Post
an i3 with a gtx 460 should be fine.


Is the PSU and ram something you already have as well? That doesnt seem to be too clear to me.
That's exactly what I thought. Got to link a mobo now
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post #5 of 62
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LuckySe7ens View Post
an i3 with a gtx 460 should be fine.


Is the PSU and ram something you already have as well? That doesnt seem to be too clear to me.
No, the only thing I bringing over from my old rig is my H50 and the Drive.
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post #6 of 62
Why pick a haf 932, isn't a antec three hundred cheaper? I'm sure there are more "budget friendly" cases out there. I have a cooler master centurion which I'm sure is less expensive than that beast
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post #7 of 62
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Why pick a haf 932, isn't a antec three hundred cheaper? I'm sure there are more "budget friendly" cases out there. I have a cooler master centurion which I'm sure is less expensive than that beast
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If you guys can suggest a cheaper, but decent case, I am open to suggestions.

Preferably from Newegg. Still need a Mobo suggestion as well.
Edited by Famousoverdose - 4/6/11 at 11:47pm
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post #8 of 62
Antec 200 v2's awesome for budget and cooling...
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post #9 of 62
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I switched the case to a 912. I got confused with what was the lower end CM case.
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post #10 of 62
I would put a 1TB samsung f3 in it since those tend to be cheaper then the WD blacks.
An antec Neo Eco 400w should be more then enough psu for this lil budget rig

4gb 1600 Cheap DDR3 ($30 shipped with promo and MIR)

CM Elite 430 case 40 shipped AMIR
Edited by LuckySe7ens - 4/6/11 at 11:56pm
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