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#1 User is offline   lonsqueeze 

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:32 AM

Hi Guys,

Just wondering if you could help me out in building a gaming computer on a low'ish budget.
I want to shop on either NCIX or NewEgg using their deals. My budget is $600-$800

Here's their deal page: http://ncix.ca/promo...id=Yuletide2012

Here's what I need:
Case
Power Supply
Motherboard
CPU Processor
RAM
Video Card
DVD Writer
Hard Drive

Case: Coolermaster Haf 912 (I know I want this case or something comparable to it for quality and price) http://www.ncix.ca/p...83&promoid=1306
Video Card: MSI Radeon 6670 (Seems like a good card for the money!) http://www.ncix.ca/p...99&promoid=1306

THANKS!
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Posted 12 December 2012 - 10:31 AM

View Postlonsqueeze, on 12 December 2012 - 07:32 AM, said:

Hi Guys,

Just wondering if you could help me out in building a gaming computer on a low'ish budget.
I want to shop on either NCIX or NewEgg using their deals. My budget is $600-$800

Here's their deal page: http://ncix.ca/promo...id=Yuletide2012

Here's what I need:
Case
Power Supply
Motherboard
CPU Processor
RAM
Video Card
DVD Writer
Hard Drive

Case: Coolermaster Haf 912 (I know I want this case or something comparable to it for quality and price) http://www.ncix.ca/p...83&promoid=1306
Video Card: MSI Radeon 6670 (Seems like a good card for the money!) http://www.ncix.ca/p...99&promoid=1306

THANKS!


Ok, the HAF 912 is a great case, but the video card is not something we usually recommend to people building a gaming machine. It really isn't powerful enough for todays demanding games. We will gladly take a peek around and find a few different ways to move forward. One question, do you already have a Windows license, or do we need to factor that into the cost?
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Posted 12 December 2012 - 11:47 AM

Ok, Assuming that Windows is already accounted for, here is what I would suggest:

MSI-Z77a-G45 motherboard - $120
Intel i5 3570K 3.4Ghz Quad core CPU - $215
GSkill Aeres 8GB 1600Mhz kit - $38
Gigabyte 7850 - $175
OCZ ZT 550 modular power supply - $90
WD 500GB hard drive - $65
LG DVD burner - $17
Cooler Master 912 - $60

Total: $780

$20 in rebates are also available...
"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'" -- Isaac Asimov

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 03:21 PM

View Postwaldojim, on 12 December 2012 - 11:47 AM, said:

Ok, Assuming that Windows is already accounted for, here is what I would suggest:

MSI-Z77a-G45 motherboard - $120
Intel i5 3570K 3.4Ghz Quad core CPU - $215
GSkill Aeres 8GB 1600Mhz kit - $38
Gigabyte 7850 - $175
OCZ ZT 550 modular power supply - $90
WD 500GB hard drive - $65
LG DVD burner - $17
Cooler Master 912 - $60

Total: $780

$20 in rebates are also available...



Hey wj, nice list. I don't think you can improve on it. :D
Coolermaster HAF 912 Case....ASUS Z87Pro MOBO.....Intel Core i7 4770k Haswell ( OC'd to 4.6 Ghz ) .... Gelid Tranquillo cooler.... Samsung 830 256 GB SSD.... Primary HDD- WD 1TB Caviar Black SATA III /6.0 .... SECONDARY HDD - WD 1TB Caviar Black SATA II / 3.0....16Gb GSkill Ripjaws Series X 2133 Mhz Memory....Corsair AX850w PSU....EVGA GTX 680 Super Clocked Signature 2 Gb GDDR5 Video Card....Samsung CD/DVD RW, DL, DVD-Ram, w/ Lightscribe Optical Drive....Samsung SyncMaster 2243BWX 22" Monitor..... Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS




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Gateway FX6800-01e----Intel Core i7 960 ( 3.2 GHz)---- Seagate Barracuda 750 Gb SATA II / 3.0 Hdd---- 6 Gb Crucial 1066 Mhz memory, running in Tri Channel conf-----Corsair TX650w PSU----- EVGA Nvidia GTX 560Ti 1gb GDDR5 Vram ----DVD +/- RW / CD ,RAM/DL Optical drive w/ Label Flash-----Gateway TBGM-01 Motherboard.... Vista Home Premium 64 bit OS w/ SP2; Samsung Synch Master 2243BWX 22" Monitor.
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Posted 12 December 2012 - 04:12 PM

The only thing is, I think he's in Canada, so the price might be a bit different.
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Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:27 PM

Thanks!

Yeah, I'm in Canada but the prices will just jump 5 dollars here and there.

Seems like a good build. thanks again
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Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:30 PM

You are quite welcome. Glad I could help.
"There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'" -- Isaac Asimov

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