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Old 11-18-2005, 06:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I feel bad about asking this but it need to be done. I am new to building computers, I have some understanding of this(I installed a wireless intenet adapter in my computer so thats gotta mean something). But anyway, I would really appreciate if someone could tell me what kind of things to buy and where to get them(I live in Bradford, which is like an hour south of toronto and an hour north of barrie, and the closet computer stores to me are futureshop and best buy but i dont know if they have quality parts.

This is what i will be uses the computer for
GAMING (but old games like Diablo 2 and maybe new ones so dont really worry about this(ill probably get a good video card anyway)
MUSIC
MSN
SCHOOLWORK(im 16 by the way)
thats all i can think of but if you could help then it would be great and i really dont wwant to be spending over 1000 but if i have to i have to.
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Old 11-18-2005, 07:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow you don't need much, something like a Athlon XP 2600 with 512MB of RAM and a GeForce 5200 128MB, 80+GB HDD, CD Burner, Power Supply with at least 350W. It would be great for you, you don't need much, so, that would cost about 500-600$ (I'm talking in canadian dollars, sry I'm not from US) that would be with monitor if it's a good deal.

Hope it's help you out!
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Old 11-18-2005, 07:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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DO NOT go to bestbuy or Futureshop. Great, you want to build it yourself so that will save you alot of money. Use these guys:

http://www.ncix.com/

or:

http://cancomputer.com/index.php

They will deliver to you. Shipping charges may apply. I will make a system for you. I would go a little better then what Legend put there.

Do you have anything? Ie monitor , windows, mouse...etc.?
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Old 11-18-2005, 08:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hey Legend dont worry i am from canada
but like i want my computer to be fast so like games coming out like this year i could play on them and they would be fast
wat exactly is ram
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Old 11-18-2005, 08:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Case and PSU:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...ufacture=ANTEC

CPU:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...anufacture=AMD

Ram:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...Z%20Technology

Video Card:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=eVGA

Motherboard:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...anufacture=DFI

Hard drive:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...acture=Seagate

DVD burner:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...%20Electronics

That there comes to $883 plus tax, plus shipping. I wouldnt really recommend going any less than that, but we could cut the ram in half, or do a couple other things to reduce cost.
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Old 11-18-2005, 08:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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well do i really need another case cuz i have one
its really old(from windows 98 and an emachines
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Old 11-18-2005, 08:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well as long as its ATX and a new power supply would fit, I guess you could reuse it. I personally would just get a new one....
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Old 11-18-2005, 08:24 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Heres a power supply on its own:

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...ufacture=ANTEC

Heres a cheaper case/psu combo:

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...ufacture=ANTEC
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Old 11-18-2005, 09:16 PM   #9 (permalink)
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all the cases come with a power supply right
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Old 11-18-2005, 09:22 PM   #10 (permalink)
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and i need to make sure it has wireless networking and what exaclty is ram
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