Help me build my new rig!

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  1. ImNotSkilled
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    ImNotSkilled The Pokéman

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    I need help building my new gaming rig!

    Budget: $100-$300

    Games being played: Not too much... WoW, Runescape, Other major MMORPG's. Much like WoW

    Please don't be harsh on my gaming preferences.

    Please only Amazon and Newegg. Also just list every item you recommend and link under it.

    Excluding: Case, Monitor, Keyboard and Mouse.

    Thanks!
    -ImNotSkilled
     
  2. Shano56

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  3. ImNotSkilled
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    ImNotSkilled The Pokéman

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    Oh my, aren't you a clown.
     
  4. Shano56

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    Jokes aside, are you planning on building this from scratch? If so you need to decide your case and your motherboard first, then work around that. No one here is gonna pick for you, you can look up various motherboards, and google them or ask around if anyone has ever used them for low-mid resource gaming. Once you got that down, you need to pick your CPU, GPU, memory, hard drive type, optical drive if you want one, fans, and anything else you need. You seemed to imply you already had a case? figure out what form factor it is so you get a motherboard that fits

    edit: by the way, $300 is probably the minimum you will find for anything decent. If you already have a hard drive, that could save you some money.
     
  5. ZAFDeltaForce

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    $300 is a little too tight.

    My advice is to work around components that satisfy WoW's system requirements and hope for the best.
     
  6. ImNotSkilled
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    ImNotSkilled The Pokéman

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    I already have a case, I'm saving as much money as I possibly can.

    I'm just using a standard HP case.
     
  7. p1ngpong

    p1ngpong Unamused frog

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    $300 is really nothing for even the most modest gaming rig. Do you actually have another pc already? You say your $300 budget is excluding a case, mouse, keyboard and monitor. If you do you should cannibalize as much of your old pc as possible, RAM, HDD, optical drive maybe even the motherboard and CPU depending on what you have.
     
  8. ZAFDeltaForce

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    http://www.newegg.co...st=Combo.956680

    Try this.

    Includes a case, but hey it's under $300

    EDIT: Forgot to mention it meets WoW's minimum requirements. I.e. it will run like shit but it will run nonetheless.
     
  9. raystriker

    raystriker Alpha PC Builder

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    Since you want a PC a little on the gaming side and around $300, I think here is your best bet--


    AMD Phenom II X2 560 Processor, Black Edition (HDZ560WFGMBOX)


    http://www.amazon.co...ords=Amd+Phenom


    Msi 760GM-P23 (FX) AM3+ 760G MATX


    http://www.amazon.co...eywords=msi+am3


    Kingston ValueRAM 2 GB (1x2 GB Module) 1333MHz DDR3 DIMM Desktop Memory KVR1333D3N9/2G


    http://www.amazon.co...ds=ram+ddr3+2GB


    MSI nVidia GeForce GT440 1GB DDR3 VGA/DVI/HDMI Low Profile PCI-Express Video Card N440GT-MD1GD3/LP


    http://www.amazon.co...keywords=Nvidia

    (I know that the nvidia 6 series is out but at this price point you cant get anything this decent)
    Enjoy
     
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    ImNotSkilled The Pokéman

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    Thank you so much:) I'm going to use these components:)
     
  11. raystriker

    raystriker Alpha PC Builder

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    Happy to help!
    In future,if you think your cpu is becoming a little slow, underpowered for your needs,then
    You can make your amd phenom II x2 processor into a quadcore one.....that is right!
    Little known is the fact that the phenom dual core chips are made out of quad core waffers with one or two
    Cores locked! You can unlock the two cores only if your motherboard supports the coreunlock feature!
     
  12. Shano56

    Shano56 noobie

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    btw with that "APU" you will only be able to run games at probably low graphics setting.
     
  13. ImNotSkilled
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    ImNotSkilled The Pokéman

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    That's fine shano, I just want to enjoy the games(:

    Right now, I get the Blue screen error when I go in game.
     
  14. Originality

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    At least you can upgrade when you get a lil more monies.