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Old 12-03-2006, 10:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright I cam here for help and ideas before, and I think I know what I want in the computer I'm building, but I want to show you guys first. Also I have a few questions.

1. Ram that is DDR 400Mhz PC3200.... is there a difference between the cheaper kind and more expensive kind? If the both have 400Mhz and is PC3200 DDR. Could someone point me out to a decent gig of Ram deal on

2. What exactly am I looking for in a Video card? I want to play WoW. I was on my Canadian Site, looking for things but they are kinda expensive. So I went to the popular american site and was checkin around there. Maybe someone could point out a decent 256mb video card thats around 75 bucks american. PCI-E DDR please . I found this video card... anygood?

3. Is this mobo+cpu a good deal? Or could you find me better deals on newegg?

4. Is this case good enough for the job? Its a cheap good lookin case with 400W power supply.

5. Do all DVD burners fit in the same kind of case, like there isnt different sizes right?

So basically what I'm saying is I found some stuff off this canadian site that is sort of expensive, and of course american prices are cheaper. I have 500 CAD to spend with is around 430 USD. Maybe you guys could show me those 5 things on newegg that are decent and I could purchase.

Thanks for your help!

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Old 12-03-2006, 01:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The lower latency DDR400 will be faster. 2-2-2-5 will be faster than 3-3-3-8.

You may want to look into a 7xxx series graphics card.

Go with the AMD combo instead.

That PSU is horrible, go with a better one. (depending on $$$)
You could get a 350w Antec w/ case as an alternative.

All dvd burners will fit in any case.
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