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#1 Aug 21 2010 at 10:52 AM Rating: Default
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So i have all ready pre ordered FFxiv, but i don't have a PC that is in working condition. Iv seen the specs that are recommended for running the game smooth, But i'm working with a $600 to $700 budget would i be able to cover what i need for that price rang?
#2 Aug 21 2010 at 10:59 PM Rating: Decent
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Post this in the FFXIV General Discussion Forum
#3 Aug 22 2010 at 11:20 AM Rating: Decent
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haha oh yeah good point
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#5 Aug 23 2010 at 12:38 PM Rating: Good
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Well.. TBH, You're better off going with an AMD machine on a budget.

You can build a pretty nice quad-core with under 700, complete.

Question is, are you savvy enough to pull it off, or do you want a pre-built machine?


Buy something like this: Phenom II 955 w/ 1gb ATi 4650 (though it has a weak PS)

Also this: Another NewEgg Phenom II PC

Also this from tigerdirect: Amd Phenom II x3, ATi 4350, etc

Edited, Aug 23rd 2010 2:46pm by Jiruu
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#6 Aug 23 2010 at 2:07 PM Rating: Good
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I think you need to answer a few questions first:

1) do you need a monitor, keyboard and mouse? (or just the box?)
2) are you looking for a pre-build or parts to build?
3) do you need to include the cost of an operating system?
4) how well do you want to run the game?
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#7 Aug 23 2010 at 4:03 PM Rating: Good
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#8 Aug 23 2010 at 4:06 PM Rating: Decent
There is a sticky on this topic at the top of the general forum page. There are a lot of posts, but Lamneth did a good job in the beginning of laying things out. You may try posting your question there as well.
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#9 Aug 25 2010 at 10:51 AM Rating: Decent
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thanks for the tips, but yes i have mouse and keyboard, no i'm not looking for a pre-build more kits than any thing, no i didn't include operating system, and want to run FFXIV on medium setting without any to much lag. other then that i was thinking AMD so thank you so again for the help
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