Which computer will run WoW better?

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Hey guys I am very bad at technical specs of PC's and I'm looking to buy a new one because right now I'm playing on a laptop. I need graphics all the way down to the lowest and I still only get 20-30 fps. Which one of these systems would run WoW the best? Thanks a lot guys I appreciate the help I will be buying one of these tomorrow. Any additional comments would be helpful as well, as far as advice and such.



Both will not play any better than your laptop.

What is your budget limitation?
Walmart is not the ideal place to purchase computers if you want to game on any serious level.
Not much I just thought that desktop would be a lot better than my laptop :/ I have an ASUS K60.

I didn't want to spend more than 3 or 4 hundred because I can still raid and PvP I just have lower graphics than most people. But I know 300 means nothin :/
To get a complete gaming system (that plays better than your laptop) including OS and monitors, you are looking at roughly $550 at least.
Alright thanks Kalganized
Alright I am back with more money, and I am looking for advice on a new, or pre-owned, or even built from the ground up desktop PC that can play WoW at at least High settings and 40 fps, but preferably at Ultra with 60 fps.

I now have about 600-700$ to invest into a desktop, any advice?

It would be pretty much just using it for WoW and basic internet surfing, maybe Skyrim or Mw3 but those aren't priorities because I can play those on my PS3.

All items are from NewEgg

You may find deals from other sites though, like:
and so forth

Rebates factored in


CPU: Intel i3-2120 @ $140

Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Motherboard @ $122

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL @ $47

Graphics Card: HIS H687FN1GD Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card @ $140

Hard Disk: HITACHI Deskstar 7K1000.D HDS721010DLE630 (0F13180) 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive @ $120

DVD Burner: LG DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH24NS70 - OEM @ $18

Power Supply: PC Power and Cooling Silencer MK III PPCMK3S500 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply @ $60

Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case @ $50


Total: $679

This is base system only.

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OEM costs $100

A monitor will cost about $130:
IE) Hanns-G HL227DBB 21.5" LED monitor 5ms Full HD 250 cd/m2 X-Contrast 15,000,000:1

Better monitors are available of course, but that means more $.

Keyboard, mouse and speakers, buy whatever you feel like. You can get decent ones at low prices for these.

If you HAVE to buy both Windows 7 and a monitor (plus keyboard, mouse, and speakers), you can either choose to take financing option at NewEgg (both Preferred Account and BillMeLater will charge you zero interest if you pay back within 1 year (PA) or 6 months (BML) -- or downgrade your main system. Which will it be?
Got it thanks
Don't forget about wal-mart's ibuypower build your own section:


Adding a:

ATI 6770
8gb ram

Total is 795.00, with windows included and installed.

Really, its not a bad buy if you are looking for prebuilt only.
You can get a better price on CPU and motherboard if you go with AMD vs. Intel. AMD will get the job done and save you some money. Get a minimum of dual core.

You can sacrifice some CPU speed before graphics speed. Most dual core chips will meet your needs.

If you cut costs, it should be CPU, motherboard and drive space, not graphics.

You will pay a premium for solid state drives, so don't even consider those if you are on a budget.
AMD Athlon II X3 450 Rana 3.2GHz Socket AM3 Now: $77.99

MSI 760GM-E51 (FX) AM3+ AMD 760G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard $69.99

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive $99.99

XFX HD-677X-ZNLC Radeon HD 6770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 $109.99

Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model $34.99

COOLER MASTER Elite 330 Upgraded RC-330U-KKN1 Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $39.99

SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE $59.99

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM $99.99

$592.92 plus shipping.

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