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12.29.2011 , 11:10 AM | #1
Since the old post was deleted due to the launch of the game, I thought I would post the thread again. This has not been updated since early December and I will try and go through all the builds again.

For those of you who are looking at building a machine to play swtor but not sure what to get, I have parted a few machines together for different budgets. I would like to just keep this thread to help people selecting parts for their new machine. If you want your build posted please use the same format below and I'll add it.

Minimum System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows XP, Vista/7
  • CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000+ or better Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.0GHz or better
  • RAM: Windows XP: 1.5GB RAM Windows Vista and Windows 7: 2GB RAM PCs using a built-in graphical chipset, 2GB RAM recommended.
  • Video Card: ATI X1800 or better* nVidia 7800 or better* Intel 4100 Integrated Graphics or better*
  • Optical Drive: 8x or better DVD-ROM
*Minimum of 256MB of on-board RAM and Shader 3.0 or better support.

-------------------------------------------------------------Total: $570
Total: $580

MID-RANGED BUILD ($600 - $1500)
-------------------------------------------------------------Total: $850
Total: $920

Enthusiast BUILD (More than $1500)
-------------------------------------------------------------Total: $1735
Total: $1760

SAMSUNG 23" LED LCD monitor - $199.99
LG 23" LED LCD monitor - $199.99
Sony BRAVIA 40" 1080p LCD HDTV - $549.99
Sony Bravia 46" Class 1080p 240Hz LED Edge Lit LCD HDTV - $1399.99 (I am using the NX711 | 46" 3D LED-Edge Lit)

Logitech G110 Keyboard - $59.99 (I actually use this one)
Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Headset - $39.99 (Very cheap but good)
Corsair HS1 Circumaural Headset - $94.99
Logitech Z506 5.1 Surround Sound Speakers - $79.99 (I liked the quality of the sound out of these)
RAZER DeathAdder Mouse - $49.99 (Im currently using this one but I like my Logitech much more)
Logitech G500 Mouse - $57.99

Dont Forget your OS:
Windows 7 Home Premium x64