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Old 01-05-2006, 01:17 AM   #1
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Question: Is there anyway to tone this build down to make it less then $800-$900, but still being a very good system to run World of Warcraft and Battle For Middle Earth 2?

I would like to keep my Case, Power Supply, and Motherboard.

System:

Case: Antec Performance I P180 Click Here

Power Supply: Antec TRUEPOWERII 550W Click Here

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 +3200 Click Here

Motherboard: ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Click Here

RAM: CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) Click Here

Video Card: eVGA Geforce 6800GS Click Here

Optical Drive: Plextor PX-740A Click Here

Floppy Drive: Samsung 3.5-inch 1.44MB Click Here

Hard Drive: Western Digital 250GB 7200RPM 16MB Click Here

OS: Windows XP Home Edition

Total Cost = $1004.97(NewEgg.com Prices)
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Old 01-05-2006, 04:55 AM   #2
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Default Re: Final Questions

well u could get a non-sli mobo if u are not going to use 2 vid cards. But ofcourse it's good to have the SLI just in case u need it someday.

No need for floppy drive, but might aswell get it since not a really big effect in price.

Also u could get a cheaper dvd-burner, u can get some for like $30

Not much more u can do, maybe search for a cheaper ram, but that won't really make any difference sinc $75 for 1Gb is already a good price. (well value ram ofcourse but still quite a nice price)

And if u really need to make it under $900 then just get a cheaper case. There ain't that much difference in case, some ofcourse have better cooling but aslong as it's a tower case with atleast 1 fan u are not going to run into overheating problems. (unless u screw up with the heatsinks)
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Old 01-05-2006, 05:43 AM   #3
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Default Re: Final Questions

get a DFI ultra D motherboard its cheaper than that one i think and it can be modded to go into sli so u can do that when u get a second card and u could get a 500W psu which should cost less and i think the DFI is better anyway
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