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Suggestions For Machine To Play World Of Warcraft


I'm putting this system together to play world of warcraft with. I don't have very much money right now and my general goal is to buy only a few necessary pieces up front and buy the rest later. I have about a 500 dollar budget. This is what i'm thinking about buying. Motherboard: dfi lanparty ut nf4 ultra-d socket 939 nvidia nforce4 ultra atx amd motherboard - retail, cpu: amd athlon 64 3800+ orleans 2. 4ghz 512kb l2 cache socket am2 processor - retail, case: cooler master centurion 5 cac-t05-ub black /blue aluminum bezel , secc chassis atx mid tower computer case - retail

Hdd: western digital caviar se wd800jd 80gb 7200 rpm 8mb cache sata 3. 0gb/s hard drive - oem, ram: corsair valueselect 512mb 184-pin ddr sdram ddr 400 (pc 3200) system memory - retail x1 (i did want to buy 2 to start but i may not be able to afford two), os: windows xp home, what else may i need, and do you have any suggestion for better/cheaper parts? Are there any comptiability issues? Here is what i all ready own.computer specifications:

Ati 128 mb radeon 9800 graphics card
Monitor
Keyboard
Mouse
Speakers/ect
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