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2 years ago#1
Looking to run Skyrim on decent settings including mods.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1IRFD

I can go up to $500.
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Jagshamesh, Ma name is Shadi.
2 years ago#2
Well, I'm sure you could run some mods, but that's depends on your definition of decent settings.

Don't want to tell you how to spend your money, but I think you'd be better off waiting a few months until you can get enough cash to get a better rig.
2 years ago#3
I think I would be content with Medium graphic settings for the most part.


I'm going to have to save for a few months to save said build lol.
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Jagshamesh, Ma name is Shadi.
2 years ago#4
I'm not incredibly familiar with EVGA power supplies, but I seem to recall them being sub-par. I'd replace it with something from corsair if possible.
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Fear is a leash.
2 years ago#5
$467.46
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1J3Dw

$20 Corsair CX430 V2 Series CP-9020046-US 430W Power Supply
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4278581&CatId=1078

For some reason PC Part Picker isn't picking up that great Tiger Direct deal on the Corsair 430 watt power supply.

Total: $487.46

This will tame Skyrim nicely.
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2 years ago#6
Jocko posted...
$467.46
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1J3Dw

$20 Corsair CX430 V2 Series CP-9020046-US 430W Power Supply
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4278581&CatId=1078

For some reason PC Part Picker isn't picking up that great Tiger Direct deal on the Corsair 430 watt power supply.

Total: $487.46

This will tame Skyrim nicely.


On which settings?

Thanks for the replies.
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Jagshamesh, Ma name is Shadi.
2 years ago#7
_Shadi_ posted...
Jocko posted...
$467.46
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1J3Dw

$20 Corsair CX430 V2 Series CP-9020046-US 430W Power Supply
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4278581&CatId=1078

For some reason PC Part Picker isn't picking up that great Tiger Direct deal on the Corsair 430 watt power supply.

Total: $487.46

This will tame Skyrim nicely.


On which settings?

Thanks for the replies.

Whoops. Sorry I didn't get back to you earlier. I have a 7950 and an amd phenom II x4 965. I have it set to High and Ultra at 1200p resolution. I do have AA and filtering off though. View distance is maxed and all water reflections are on. Most of the time I get 60fps but it can dip down to 30 when there's lots of detail that it needs to render. I haven't messed with the settings yet to get a more consistent frame rate.
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()===={SWORDSWORDSWORDSWORD> It's my SWORD sword.
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