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I'm starting a challenge; build the cheapest computer that will run BFBC2 on highest settings at 1680x1050 resolution. Only post build screen-shots here, with links. And it doesn't matter if you get parts from multiple sites to save money.
    
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Links:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827118040
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147010
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822145299
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814500192
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231396
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16832116754
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.625059

Total price shipped: $483.69
Edited by CarlosSpiceyWeiner - 4/22/11 at 5:59am
    
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Do you need the OS or do you have one.
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post #4 of 22
AMD tri-core is going to be the sweet-spot. Pair it with a GTS450 or HD5770 or even HD5750.

Use the same pieces linked above. Cheap biostar board, 4gb of ram, etc.
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Do you need the OS or do you have one.
Build will need to include OS.
    
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you forgot your PSU as the one that comes with this case is really bad you never want to skimp on a PSU. and i would stay away from the gtx440 and that case gets very hot, i used this for a small build for my brother that didn't have a gfx in it. you will need a good cooler with that case.
Edited by downlinx - 4/22/11 at 6:15am
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post #7 of 22
Amd 720, cheap AM3 oard, 4GB RAM, HD 5770 and up. 400W quality PSU. Cheap case. Linux runs BC2, I thinks
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post #8 of 22
Where's the power supply and the monitor?

Also will that dual core cut it for BFBC 2





Also this is Australian pricing.
Edited by smash_mouth01 - 4/22/11 at 6:35am
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Where's the power supply and the monitor?
Already have the monitor. PSU included with case. Might be a sucky PSU but that can be replaced down the road.

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Originally Posted by Hy3RiD View Post
Linux runs BC2, I thinks
It does?!?!!?!?!
    
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post #10 of 22
I'll bite at that.
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