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Old July 31, 2009, 04:14 PM
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Default [Request] can someone make me a budget build? 600 CDN without tax

Hi guys whats up, i was thinking if someone here could help make me a 600 budget gaming build that could play games on good settings. I am just bored and want to see what people can come up with as i was thinking of making a i7 build but i dont have the $$$$ atm so i am goning to see if its worth making a 600$ build.

Please use the website NCIX.com as i think they have good prices, Newegg.ca is also an option but their shipping costs kill it.

thanks =). ( also try to keep it around 650$ with tax please ) i would appericiate the help.
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Old July 31, 2009, 10:53 PM
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What resolution? What parts do you not need?
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Old July 31, 2009, 11:39 PM
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Using the NCIX sale that's going on..

CPU: $132 - NCIX.com - Buy AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Dual Core Processor Socket AM3 3.1GHZ 7MB Cache 80W Retail Box - HDZ550WFGIBOX In Canada.
Cooler: $ 35 - NCIX.com - Buy OCZ Vendetta 2 Triple Heatpipe CPU Heatsink 120MM Fan 800-1500RPM 20-32DBA -BUNDLE W/ 1366 MOUNT- - VENDETTA2-1366 In Canada. ( has that extra backplate for when you do decide i7 )
Mobo: $93 - NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3P ATX AM3 DDR3 AMD770 PCI-E16 4PCI-E1 2PCI SATA GBLAN Motherboard - GA-MA770T-UD3P In Canada.
RAM: $61 - NCIX.com - Buy Mushkin HP PC2-6400 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-800 CL5-4-4-12 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit - 996587 In Canada.
HDD: $63 - NCIX.com - Buy Western Digital Caviar Blue 320GB SATA2 7200RPM 8MB 3.5IN Hard Drive OEM - WD3200AAJS In Canada.
VID: $110 - NCIX.com - Buy Powercolor Radeon HD PCs 4850 625MHZ 512MB GDDR3 PCI-E VGA DVI-I HDMI Video Card - AX4850 512MD3-PH In Canada.
CASE: $78 - NCIX.com - Buy Coolermaster Centurion 590 ATX Tower Case Black 9X5.25 1X3.5 4X3.5INT No PSU - RC-590 In Canada.
PSU: $65 - NCIX.com - Buy Coolermaster Extreme Power Plus 500W ATX 12V V2.3 Silent Power Supply 20/24PIN 120MM Fan - RS-500PCAR-A3 In Canada.
DVD: $32 - NCIX.com - Buy LG GH22NS50 Black 22X SATA DVD Writer OEM - GH22NS50.AVAU10B In Canada.

$669 Before rebates, taxes and shipping.
Should OC well, nice case to work with tons of room, i want to push AMD more, which is why i chose AMD components, you're getting better bang for buck with that combo.

Should work well for most resolutions unless you've got a huge moniter.
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Old August 1, 2009, 12:19 AM
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Heres the list, bit pricey and you also have to include the PSU which would be the OCZ StealthXStream at Canada Computers for $30 after $10MIR, pm to ncix. The price in the screenshot totals to 595.41 after pm.

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Old August 1, 2009, 07:51 AM
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Hi thanks for the build, could someone make an intel build as well? just so i can compare? Also if i can afford it should i put in a GTX 260? Also my monitor is 21.5 inches and i dont plan on playing of full res though.
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Hi thanks for the build, could someone make an intel build as well? just so i can compare? Also if i can afford it should i put in a GTX 260? Also my monitor is 21.5 inches and i dont plan on playing of full res though.
If it is an LCD you should always try to play at the maximum resolution, otherwise there is a huge drop in quality. And I suspect an Intel rig in this price range will be slower than either of those two AMD rigs. You could also get a Seagate drive500GB 7200.12 drive for around $20 cheaper than that WD Black drive. The Seagate is similar speed but much quieter and uses less power. You could pricematch it to Newegg: Newegg.ca - Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives
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If it is an LCD you should always try to play at the maximum resolution, otherwise there is a huge drop in quality. And I suspect an Intel rig in this price range will be slower than either of those two AMD rigs. You could also get a Seagate drive500GB 7200.12 drive for around $20 cheaper than that WD Black drive. The Seagate is similar speed but much quieter and uses less power. You could pricematch it to Newegg: Newegg.ca - Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives
QUIETER!?!?!? I have the exact same drive you mentioned and it gives me headaches. I also have the WD green 500gb one and it is fine.
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Seagate HDDS are many things....LOW Noise is NOT one of them. Faster...maybe as that is "only" the blue version of WDs line but in heat and noise it will eat the Seagate's lunch.

Edit: for a few bucks more you can get twice the size AND a faster HDD in the 640 WD Black. I own some of these and they give VelociRaptors a run for their money (which I also own) ;)
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Using the NCIX sale that's going on..

CPU: $132 - NCIX.com - Buy AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Dual Core Processor Socket AM3 3.1GHZ 7MB Cache 80W Retail Box - HDZ550WFGIBOX In Canada.
Cooler: $ 35 - NCIX.com - Buy OCZ Vendetta 2 Triple Heatpipe CPU Heatsink 120MM Fan 800-1500RPM 20-32DBA -BUNDLE W/ 1366 MOUNT- - VENDETTA2-1366 In Canada. ( has that extra backplate for when you do decide i7 )
Mobo: $93 - NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3P ATX AM3 DDR3 AMD770 PCI-E16 4PCI-E1 2PCI SATA GBLAN Motherboard - GA-MA770T-UD3P In Canada.
RAM: $61 - NCIX.com - Buy Mushkin HP PC2-6400 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-800 CL5-4-4-12 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit - 996587 In Canada.
HDD: $63 - NCIX.com - Buy Western Digital Caviar Blue 320GB SATA2 7200RPM 8MB 3.5IN Hard Drive OEM - WD3200AAJS In Canada.
VID: $110 - NCIX.com - Buy Powercolor Radeon HD PCs 4850 625MHZ 512MB GDDR3 PCI-E VGA DVI-I HDMI Video Card - AX4850 512MD3-PH In Canada.
CASE: $78 - NCIX.com - Buy Coolermaster Centurion 590 ATX Tower Case Black 9X5.25 1X3.5 4X3.5INT No PSU - RC-590 In Canada.
PSU: $65 - NCIX.com - Buy Coolermaster Extreme Power Plus 500W ATX 12V V2.3 Silent Power Supply 20/24PIN 120MM Fan - RS-500PCAR-A3 In Canada.
DVD: $32 - NCIX.com - Buy LG GH22NS50 Black 22X SATA DVD Writer OEM - GH22NS50.AVAU10B In Canada.

$669 Before rebates, taxes and shipping.
Should OC well, nice case to work with tons of room, i want to push AMD more, which is why i chose AMD components, you're getting better bang for buck with that combo.

Should work well for most resolutions unless you've got a huge moniter.
what can i expect to run with this build? How will it handel Oblivion and games liek FSX?
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Old August 3, 2009, 06:28 PM
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Hey uh, cruisx, not to beat on Kayen but my build gets you more bang for your buck, triple core amd, larger hdd, better gpu. Up to you though
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