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Old 08-23-2009, 11:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi im building a new pc and im wondering if its a good bang for its buck (prices are in CAD) and if the parts will work together.

Motherboard: ECS G31T-M7 LGA 775 Intel G31 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail - $59.99

CPU: Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E5200 - Retail - $69.99

GPU: EVGA 01G-P3-N959-TR GeForce 9500 GT 1GB 128-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail - $70.99

Memory/RAM: Kingston 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory Model KVR800D2N6/2G - Retail - $30.99

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250310AS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - OEM - $59.99

Optical Drive: Sony Optiarc 24X DVD/CD Rewritable Drive Black SATA Model AD-7240S-0B - OEM - $32.49

Power Supply: APEVIA ATX-CW500WP4 500W ATX Power Supply - Retail - $44.99

Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail - $59.99

Also, is the power supply good enough?

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Old 08-23-2009, 11:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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the psu and mobo brands you picked arent really good. what is your total budget for this, we might be able to rework some things for more performance.
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$500

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do you also need a monitor, keyboard, mouse, and operating system?
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i have come up with a build for you, but i forgot to also ask you, what will you be using it mostly for, general use web surfing, email, gaming?
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Mostly for games.
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meh, sorry i shouldve asked everything in one post, makes a neater thread

ok, this is a little over your budget, but you get better parts for your money. totals $525. to reduce cost, you could reuse some parts from another computer if you have one, or go with less ram.

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