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Old December 31, 2009, 06:45 PM
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Hey Buds, My uncle bought a PC for my nefew for christmas and it aint cutting it for him and his little games... hes 12 years old and want to plya some games without internet but like Mademan, Domigod, COD's, Flat out Series and bla bla

so he's returning the computer and offered to build one..

Anyways.. he's got a MAX of 550$ so.. please give prices from NCIX.com

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Asus Striker Extreme
2x 2GB Muskin EM DDR2-800

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NZXT Beta Evo
PCI Wireless Card

This will never be overclocked, modded etc, Wire management will be done by Moi but thats all..

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Old January 1, 2010, 11:54 AM
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In terms of the GPU, I would take the GT220 just because of it being a slightly newer product. Seems like a great build for someone that is younger.
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Old January 1, 2010, 12:30 PM
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go with the GT220... and the CPU is great.. i have one and it over clocked to 3.01 GHz without a problem
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Old January 1, 2010, 01:25 PM
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i would take this motherboard
NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte GA-MA78LM-S2 AMD760G mATX AM3/AM2+ PCI-E DDR2 SATA2 Video Sound GBLAN Motherboard - GA-MA78LM-S2 In Canada.

with athlon2 x2 240

i have this setup at 3.6, great setup for cheap

for the psu, check direct canada, the bfg 550w is 45$

btw, did you have a silver cobalt ss/sc?
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Old January 1, 2010, 01:30 PM
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take this GPU instead

Newegg.ca - EVGA 01G-P3-N964-LR GeForce 9600 GSO 1GB 128-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Old January 1, 2010, 01:36 PM
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+1 had this on my last build before upgrading. Very Solid GPU.
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Old January 1, 2010, 04:00 PM
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Take the x2 240 .. only a bit more like $4-5 more ... and it can OC alot better, runs cooler, newer tech .
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Old January 1, 2010, 05:21 PM
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i would take this motherboard
NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte GA-MA78LM-S2 AMD760G mATX AM3/AM2+ PCI-E DDR2 SATA2 Video Sound GBLAN Motherboard - GA-MA78LM-S2 In Canada.

with athlon2 x2 240

i have this setup at 3.6, great setup for cheap

for the psu, check direct canada, the bfg 550w is 45$

btw, did you have a silver cobalt ss/sc?

Yeah i did.... why you ask..?
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Old January 1, 2010, 05:35 PM
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i was just wondering if you was the same guys as roko on clubcobaltquebec
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Old January 1, 2010, 05:44 PM
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yeah that's me... are on there too..?
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