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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by darkparadox, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. darkparadox New Member

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    So I am about to make my final purchase plans for my computer. I have been researching the past week. This is primarily a gaming computer for playing World of Warcraft and Warhammer online. Computer must last 2-3 years (wishful thinking I know) Be capable of supporting an upgrade in ram (from 4g) . And get good gains in the future from crossfire. My budget is $800-900 with the lower being optimal. I would like to play multiple instances of the games at once. So something capable of multi tasking is essential. I would also like to set up two monitors.

    These are the three options for my CPU. Would the quad core be utilized for my needs if I where playing multiple instances of a game at the same time ? I assume the E7200 would be more than adaquete for my needs. Could always purchase a 4870 with the savings.

    CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 Wolfdale

    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield

    Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Wolfdale

    Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131299

    PSU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

    GPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121253

    Case - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129021

    Memory - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145184

    Already purchase a HardDrive

    Price is $705.93 . Minus $95 in rebates

    Anyone see compatbility issues. Anywhere where I can skim some cost without sacrficing anything. Or minor increases I should make ?


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