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Old September 18, 2009, 04:37 PM
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I'd get a CRT if I were you too. You can probably get one for free really. Just get a LCD later.
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Old September 18, 2009, 09:35 PM
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Building a full system with $700 is feasible IMO. You obviously just can't get the best of the best parts, but it'll still suffice.

AMD Athlon II X2 250 3.0GHZ
Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3
G.SKILL F2-8000CL5D-4GBPQ PC2-8000 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-1000
Gigabyte Radeon Hd 4850 512MB
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB
Samsung SH-S223B/BEBE 22X DVD+-RW SATA DVD Writer
OCZ StealthXStream OCZ500SXS 500W
Antec Three Hundred

OCZ Alchemy Series Elixer Gaming Keyboard
OCZ Eclipse Laser Gaming Mouse
Acer X183H B 18.5IN LCD Widescreen Monitor

Comes to $700.11 before taxes. Shipping is free at DirectCanada. Couple mail-in rebates too if you decide to send them in, thus lowering the cost some more.

Sure it's a small LCD and "cheap" keyboard and mouse, but on a whole it's a solid setup with lots of future potential to it. And it'll play WoW and whatever else you want to throw at it.
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Old September 19, 2009, 08:28 AM
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ok I'll throw my hat into the ring,

HURRY ORDER THIS ASAP ONE DAY SALE!!!
Antec Earthwatts 650W $69.99

Combo AMD Athlon II X2 240 Regor 2.8GHz Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core + GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G $144.98

OCZ SLI-Ready Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 $54.99

Microsoft CA9-00001 Black PS/2 Standard Basic Keyboard and Mouse $18.99

SAPPHIRE 100245HDMI Radeon HD 4850 512MB $102.99

SCEPTRE X20WG-NagaII Black 20.1" 2ms(GTG) Widescreen LCD $129.99

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAJS 320GB $59.99 + free shipping

COOLER MASTER Elite 341 RC-341C-KKN1-GP Black Steel MicroATX Mid Tower $49.99

SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD Burner Black SATA $32.99 + free shipping

Total from Newegg.ca: $594.91

Total from ncix.com $69.99

Total: $664.90 + some shipping

This is a pretty solid system and would allow you to play WoW easily and many other game sif you wish.

Gl and pls make sure you post some pics of teh finished product!

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Old September 19, 2009, 06:52 PM
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I would get another LCD monitor than that one. Maybe save up for a 22" one. If you are going to play WOW you might as well get a 4670 instead and get a Seasonic 400W from NCIX...
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Old September 20, 2009, 02:11 AM
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