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Old 09-21-2005, 07:46 PM   #1
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hey i am trying to make a computer for a friend that only plays world of warcraft. he also wants it to take a beating because his parents are also gonna use it. im not sure wut kinda parts are good for WoW. so if someone could kinda at least point me in the right dircetion it'd be appreciated, thanks.
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What's the budget?
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Old 09-21-2005, 08:13 PM   #3
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around 300
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You're not gettin crap for 300 bucks dude, sorry . . .
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Old 09-21-2005, 09:48 PM   #5
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Yeah, hes very right.
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Old 09-21-2005, 10:03 PM   #6
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e-machine turkey time special?
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Old 09-21-2005, 10:22 PM   #7
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For $300? CPU alone would cost that much. I don't think there are PCs (even ones already built at computer stores) for that much. Throw in a couple hundred more and you might find something, but don't expect it to OWN.
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Old 09-22-2005, 01:31 AM   #8
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ok then wut would be a good price for a computer like this? 500 maby?
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You can get a budget computer for at least $500. Dell sometimes has really nice deals, but they usually suck and aren't really for gaming. Sorry, but your friend should save up more.
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Old 09-22-2005, 01:42 AM   #10
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lol were both 14....parents cash. so is could someone just show me some stuff even like pentium ||| stuff and wut kinda mobo works with p. |||'s

EDIT im goin to bed wut ever you guys do thanks in advance
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No offense, but the pent. III is not even in question... you don't want to have the cpu... no, go for an xp or sempron. That's what I suggest...
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Old 09-22-2005, 02:10 AM   #12
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You can get this...

http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/sh...computer_store

It comes stock with a AMD Athlon 64 3200+, and a free RAM upgrade to 512mb. You should upgrade the video though...
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What, is it integrated? Cause I agree... integrated stinks... even extreme integrated is barely different at all... lol... I remember when I used integrated... worst days in my life...
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Yeah, it has Integrated ATI Radeon Xpress with HyperMemory. At least it sounds better than Intel Integrated Extreme 2 or whatnot.

I think nVIDIA even released integrated video for AMD systems now. The 6100 series. I think it has 2 pipelines...ATI's Xpress has 4 pipelines, but integrated sucks either way.
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I had integrated xpress 200 and man... I could barely play cs:s... then I popped in my x800 and yes...
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Haha, well Xpress 200 isn't so bad for some games...it's alot better than Integrated Extreme Graphics 2 or whatnot.
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Well, duh... but I'm saying as compared to my x800...
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Obviously! Haha...
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Of course... thank you... lol... that was pretty funny...
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Haha, I think I'm getting high off of sleepyness...I'm tired.
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