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Old 01-29-2011, 06:13 PM   #1
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Hey everyone,

I am building a new machine to play the new star wars mmo when it come out if ever, and I want to run it all out.

Here is what I have
Case - HAF 932
Mobo - EVGA FTW3
Ram- - Muskin 1600 DDR3 12GB (3x4)

Here are the option
Video card
EVGA 470 - $285
EVGA 580 - $385

I7 950 or 2600 -$310
I7 2600k - $340

And is it worth getting a 128GB SSD to load the OS windows7 and the game only? everythign else will be loaded to a sata drive or a few of them.

Thjanks in advance

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Old 01-29-2011, 09:31 PM   #2
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you can get the EVGA 460 for $100 less than the 470, and will play Star Wars mmo no problem... just saying

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Old 01-30-2011, 08:23 AM   #3
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seems a bit silly, to buils an i7 rig just to play an mmo that might not even release? lol
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Old 01-30-2011, 08:38 AM   #4
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Thanks I will look into the 460

As for building a rig for just an mmo, I will be doing alot more then just that on it. Its just one of the things I plan on doing with it I am sure there will be alot more then just SWTOR on it when it comes out. Portal 2 and an other fps will be played on it as well.

Any opinions on CPU's ?
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