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Old March 24, 2011, 07:54 PM
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I'm looking to do a cheap gamer build with some nice mid range parts and trying to keep the price low,

1. What YOUR PC will be used for. That means what types of tasks you'll be performing.
Home use and gaming for the kid. So basically a web browsing pc with a little kick for gaming (thinking a decent ATI card will be able to do this :) )

2. What YOUR budget is. A price range is acceptable as long as it's not more than a 20% spread
650-800 (will goto 900 if its absolutely worth it)

3. What country YOU will be buying YOUR parts from.
Ncix, newegg.ca Canada

4. IF YOU have a brand preference. That means, are you an Intel-Fanboy, AMD-Fanboy, ATI-Fanboy, an I'm usually a fanboy but cheapest the better here.

5. If YOU intend on using any of YOUR current parts, and if so, what those parts are.
Current parts are quite dated, so no.

6. IF YOU have searched and/or read similar threads.
Yes, I've looked alot alot of custom cheap builds that look good for 700 dollars

7. IF YOU plan on overclocking or run the system at default speeds.
No overclocking

8. WHEN do you plan to build it?
Asap, possibly order parts tomorrow

9. What resolution do you use?
Don't know, probably mid ranged.

Cpu/Mobo: NCIX.com - Buy NCIX Value Bundle Deal AMD Athlon II X4 640 Quad Core & MSI 870-G45 CrossFire DDR3 Motherboard - Bundle Deals - 870A-G54 & 640 - in Canada
Psu: NCIX.com - Buy Antec Earthwatts 650W Power Supply ATX12V V2.2 EPS12V Active PFC 80PLUS 120MM Fan - Antec - EA650 - in Canada
Dvd drive: NCIX.com - Buy LG GH24NS50 24X Super Multi SATA DVD Writer OEM Black - LG Electronics - GH24NS50 - in Canada
Ram: NCIX.com - Buy G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-10666CL9D-4GBXL 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1333 CL-9-9-9-24 Memory - G.Skill - F3-10666CL9D-4GBXL - in Canada
Gpu: NCIX.com - Buy XFX Radeon HD 5830 HD583XZAFC 800MHZ 1GB 4.0GHZ DDR5 2XDVI HDMI DP PCI-E DIRECTX11 Video Card - XFX - HD583XZAFC - in Canada
HD: NCIX.com - Buy Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM - Western Digital WD - WD1002FAEX - in Canada


Case, I need to find one with a side panel hopefully, there current one has a side window and I would like to keep the cases similar.

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Old March 24, 2011, 09:03 PM
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use shopbot.ca to find the lowest pricess then pricematch to NCIX. I'll post more tomorrow I'm in bed lol
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if you go amd,phenom II for the l3 cache, else do a nice i3 system!
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Old March 24, 2011, 10:06 PM
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if you go amd,phenom II for the l3 cache, else do a nice i3 system!
To costly dan, with this what I got going now puts me at a great price range, just need to toss in a copy of win 7 and It's good to go.

Edit: Actually I'm going to make a i3 system cause I did tell him I would make a couple set ups for him to see tomorrow.
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nice. 1155 or 1156? just got an 1155 i3 for pops, real nice and cool.
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