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Old 11-01-2009, 07:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need help building my desktop for the first time

The Situation:
So I am considering building my own desktop computer for the first time. As it is my first time I have no clue what I am doing. The computer will be used mainly for work, but also for some gaming (e.g. star craft 2). As for budget I do not want to spend more than around $750 for everything, however I already have a monitor and all the software I will need for the computer. Also the case does not have to be flashy, as long as it does its jobs well I am happy.

Here are the places that I have availlable to me to buy the parts:

Tiger Direct Canada: Computers at
PC Cyber Canada: PC Cyber Canada - For All Your Computer Needs

In Short what I need:

Budget: $750
Uses: Work and Gaming
What I have right now: All required software
24" LCD Monitor (1080p)

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Old 11-01-2009, 08:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Need help building my desktop for the first time

If you are in Canada you can order from, or NCIX. Both of which are far better then tigerdirect, never really heard of pc cyber canada.

Or are there other reasons?

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Old 11-02-2009, 10:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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OK I will check that out, I am definitely going to shop around. If I could get more suggestions too that would be pretty sweet...
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