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Old December 23, 2008, 10:21 AM
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So there is a good chance I'll be adding these two peices to my first ever home-built gaming PC.

I've already got a 4870 512mb

I think I'll add these two either today or on boxing day.
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Btw. do you think I should wait till boxing day or should I buy now and return later if its better?

I plan to add:
e5200 cpu
g31 mobo
Deal of the day Ram
Deal of the day hd
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Old December 23, 2008, 10:30 AM
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1. I don't know if the 4870 fits inside the 300.
2. Stay far from the CM PSUs. Choose this one instead: Canada Computers - Power Supplies/Management > Desktop Power Supplies : PC Power & Cooling (S47X) Silencer 470 ATX 470W ATX 12V Ver 2.2 Power Supply..
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Old December 23, 2008, 10:37 AM
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1. I don't know if the 4870 fits inside the 300.
2. Stay far from the CM PSUs. Choose this one instead: Canada Computers - Power Supplies/Management > Desktop Power Supplies : PC Power & Cooling (S47X) Silencer 470 ATX 470W ATX 12V Ver 2.2 Power Supply..
thx charlie. That psu looks really nice :D. I think I'll go with that one hehehe

about the 4870, yeah the thing is humoungus. I was very surprised when I found out how wide and long it is (Thats what she said... obviously).

Maybe i'll google and look around if anyones fit a 4870 in a 300 before

*EDIT* DAmnit! that PCP&C psu is sold out everywhere
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Old December 23, 2008, 10:54 AM
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CC says Limited quantities for Online purchases. Call them to confirm.
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Old December 23, 2008, 10:57 AM
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oh sorry, I forgot to mention that I was going in store to purchase the stuff.

Are you sure the PSU is bad? I've read other reviews on it and they say its fine.
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Old December 23, 2008, 11:11 AM
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You'll need a good, stable PSU for that 4870. What's your budget?
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You'll need a good, stable PSU for that 4870. What's your budget?

your not gonna like it lol... i'd like to stay at $450 and under
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Old December 23, 2008, 11:16 AM
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450$ for:

e5200 cpu
g31 mobo
Deal of the day Ram
Deal of the day hd
Antec 300
PSU

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Old December 23, 2008, 11:19 AM
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yeah, I tried it out.

calculated shipping and stuff and all that.

if i had bought the cpu, mobo, ram and hd from ncix. and the case and psu specified from cc.

the whole thing woulda been 450 after taxes and shipping.

Was holding off and hopign i might get a better price on boxing day

I also found this deal.
NCIX.com - Buy NCIX Value Bundle Deal Intel E5200 CPU & Biostar P43 Motherboard -UNASSEMBLED - BIO-P43-E5200 In Canada.
what do you think of it?

I wanted to get the case and psu from canada computers to save on shipping and also just in case theres a better deal on boxing day I can return and get the better deal
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Old December 23, 2008, 11:25 AM
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I'd say it's a pretty good deal, based on you budget.
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