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Old September 12, 2009, 09:34 AM
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here's my 2 cents on Build 1,

AMD Athlon II X2 240 (65W) Dual-Core Socket AM3, 2.8GHz $73.99


Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H Socket AM2+ AMD 780G $72.99 after mir

2 x Crucial (CT25664AA800) PC-6400 2GB DDR2 800Mhz $53.98

Corsair CMPSU-400CX 400W Power Supply $40.99 after mir

Sapphire ATI RADEON HD 4670 512MB $72.99


Total: $346.94 - $32 in mir


Build 2,

AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition (95W) Dual-Core Socket AM3, 3.1GHz, $119.99


Gigabyte GA-MA785GM-US2H Socket AM3 AMD 785G + SB710 Chipset ATI $97.99
this mobo can unlock the 3rd & 4th cores if the cpu allows!

Antec Sonata III Quiet Super Mid Tower w/ 500W PSU Metallic Charcoal Color (Canada Computers Exclusive) $119.99

Western Digital Caviar Black (WD5001AALS) 500GB SATAII 7200RPM 32MB Cache $64.99


Kingston HyperX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066MHZ $69.99

Samsung SH-S223B/BEBE SATA $32.99

BFG GeForce GTS 250 (BFGEGTS250512OCE) Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 Chipset (750Mhz) Shader Clock (1836Mhz) 512MB $119.99 after mir

Total: $625.93 after mir.
If its just light gaming under 1680x1050 then you could just use the 4670 like in the above build and save $50.
These guys have stores all across ontario so you may be able to grab it vs. shipping.
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