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Old 08-19-2009, 11:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Im looking to build a new gaming pc with a $1400 budget. I will be buying all parts from
memory express (Memory Express Computer Products Inc. & CIBC's 2nd Annual Family Fun Day! (Sunday August 23rd)).

Your help is greatly appreciated.

And what do you think about this?
Velocity V_GT2110A Gaming System at Memory Express Computers
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Old 08-20-2009, 11:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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IM not going to lie, that seems like a rip off considering the combo deal on newegg right now costs about half that and is basically the same parts.
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seriously though, you should consider putting it together yourself, you will get a much better computer for cheaper. The members on this site will e more than willing to help you put it together if need be.

just my .02 cents

Edit:

JUst a start,to get a feel for it 1200 and would be a pretty sweet computer

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Hi Im looking to build a new gaming pc with a $1400 budget. I will be buying all parts from
memory express (Memory Express Computer Products Inc. & CIBC's 2nd Annual Family Fun Day! (Sunday August 23rd)).

Your help is greatly appreciated.

And what do you think about this?
Velocity V_GT2110A Gaming System at Memory Express Computers
any particular reason you want to use that company? (location/discount/etc)

if not then I'd suggest building it yourself and using Newegg.com - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more!

if you truely do not want to build it yourself there's a few decent pre built companies online.

I'd suggest Gaming Computers and Gaming Notebooks - Buy a new Gaming PC - iBUYPOWER
but if you go prebuilt you'll always be paying a premium and loosing money by deciding to let someone else build it.

the list luke posted is a good starting point
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hes buying from canada. you can check these sites out too.

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AH, always confuses me when they use $ instead of CAD, but the same stil applies, build your own. You will learn more, have a better understanding of your computer, and will also save some money.

Edit: by the way just noticed the computer in your sig, why spend 1400 when it wont give you that big of an advantag over what you currently have?
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Use the build that Luke supplied... I adjusted it for Newegg.ca, and the price is almost the same, but you have to get a different optical drive, 'cause Newegg.ca doesn't have one available.
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Thanks for the replies, the computer is not for me, it is for a friend he just wants me to help him build one. I am currently using the computer that is in my sig, i built that one. Im using Memory Express because he does not want to buy anything off the internet and it is the cheapest retailer where I live. I have not checked out new hardware specs and prices for a long time so i came here to get some ideas on whats out there for parts. Also i wanted to know if the pre built computer would be an easy way to buy a stable, reliable gaming computer instead of building one and potentially running into problems. I think that answers most of your questions. So any new ideas?
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