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Old 25th November 2010, 15:58
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Default Building new comp for streaming

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum section but i'm currently putting together a computer on ibuypower and was just wondering if the specs i have chosen are good enough to stream Starcraft 2 and Heroes of Newerth in good quality.

1 x Case ( CoolerMaster HAF 932 Full Tower Gaming Case - Black )
1 x iBUYPOWER Labs - Internal Expansion ( iBUYPOWER Internal USB Expansion System )
1 x Processor ( Intel® Core™ i7 950 Processor (4x 3.06GHz/8MB L3 Cache) )
1 x Processor Cooling ( Liquid CPU Cooling System [SOCKET-1366] - Enermax Dual Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade (Push-Pull Airflow) )
1 x Memory ( 6 GB [2 GB X3] DDR3-1333 - ** FREE Upgrade to DDR3-1600 ** Corsair or Major Brand )
1 x Video Card ( ATI Radeon HD 5830 - 1GB - Single Card )
1 x Video Card Brand ( Major Brand Powered by ATI or NVIDIA )
1 x Motherboard ( [SLI] MSI X58 PRO-E )
1 x Motherboard USB / SATA Interface ( Motherboard default USB / SATA Interface )
1 x Power Supply ( 800 Watt -- Standard )
1 x Primary Hard Drive ( 1 TB HARD DRIVE -- 16M Cache, 7200 RPM, 3.0Gb/s - Single Drive ** FREE Upgrade to 1TB SATA-III 64M Cache Single Drive ** )
1 x Optical Drive ( 24X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive - Black - FREE Upgrade to Blu-Ray Reader/ DVDRW Combo [Save $42!] )
1 x Sound Card ( 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard )
1 x Network Card ( Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100) )
1 x Operating System ( Microsoft Windows Vista Business + Office Starter 2010 (Includes basic versions of Word and Excel) - 64-Bit )

any suggestions are appreciated
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Old 6th January 2011, 19:12
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Old 7th January 2011, 12:39
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You should be able to stream games perfectly fine with these specs. The only other factor would be to make sure you have a good internet connection. Livestream recommends a minimum upload bandwidth of 700Kbps. You can test your connection at www.speedtest.net.

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