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Old 09-08-2011, 05:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys i was just wondering if you could put together a list of computer parts for a decent gaming computer. my budget is only gonna be around 600, i dont need keyboard, mouse and monitor. and im looking to play games like witcher 2 on max settings.
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Old 09-08-2011, 05:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i put this build together a few threads down:

perhaps:

Newegg.com - Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Newegg.com - ASUS M5A97 EVO AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
Newegg.com - XFX HD-685X-ZNDC Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
Newegg.com - CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X4 840 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor HDX840WFGMBOX

total is $602 but it has $65 in mir rebates, and there may be some combo deals that could bring it down some more.
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Thanks for the build man, i dont no much about this stuff but it looks pretty solid. although i dont know if the 4gb or ram will be enough.
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4Gig is enough for 89% of users... If you can handle the minor slow down, get 1 stick of 4Gig, so when you have more money, you can pop in a 2nd 4Gig stick.

I'm running f@h big arse units, and still only use 61% of my 6Gigs of ram, so still under 4Gig.

Btw those are US prices. With ncix's price matching, i'd build from there and price match from any onlinbe cdn site.
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So i made a build on ncix with basicly the same stuff but it came out to more. would it be possible just to order from new egg?
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Yes it'll be more cause our parts are more in Canada, no you can't order from newegg.com... we have newegg.ca which is just as higher. Also, shipping from newegg is horrendous!

BUT, now use shopbot.ca and search for each part and you can get EVERY part almost discounted.



You should easily beable to match out better deals using price matching.
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Hold on a sec... NCIX Canada does price matching on US Newegg?
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NO on canadian newegg.
Newegg Canada - Computer Products, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras, Cellphones and More!
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Oh OK. I was confused. Thanks for the clarification.
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