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Old 10-20-2009, 04:05 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: Which computer should I choose?

Theres nothing really limiting the upgrades.. It just means to change 1 part, you'll have to change 2 or 3 parts.

Out of the 4, the 4Gig ram dell is the only thing worth using... but that depends on the price.
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My budget is $500-600, do you guys think you could help me please?
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Default Re: Which computer should I choose?

Thats monitor and key/mouse? and OS right?

Can you order parts and put together yourself?
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yes of course.
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yes of course.
so as they say, just choose and buy the parts and build your own PC...it's pretty easy and will save you a lot of money..moreover gives you a lot more options.. Computers phase out quickly so you really have to make sure your motherboard supports upgrades..
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Default Custom PC builders that ship to Canada?

Does anyone know custom PC builders that ship to Canada?
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Default Re: Custom PC builders that ship to Canada?

What do you mean by custom pc builder? Most shops will build you a system to your specs if you go in with a list of components.

ncix.com, canadacomputers and tigerdirect will all do rigs to your specs.
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Well could you give me a list of what I should need exaxtly, e.g case, powersupply, motherboard...
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Default Re: Which computer should I choose?

Honestly, for $500 you won't be getting much regardless. I suggest at least going for $600-$800 for gaming. If you just absolutely can't push up your budget any more. Than you could consider modifying the list below to include this processor and this graphics card instead.

Ok, so here you go.
$80 Gigabyte Motherboard
$150 AMD Phenom II X4
$75 Patriot Viper (4GB RAM)
$60 Western Digital 640GB HDD
$40 FPS Group Power Supply
$60 Alpha Black Steel Case
$150 ATI Radeon 5770
= around $600 after shipping and everything.

That's not including the monitor though. See if you can get one used from someone you know. If not you can get one new at Best Buy/Walmart for around $140.

Building computers is a lot more simple than it seems at first. The hardest part is knowing what to buy. Putting it together is pretty simple. If it don't fit, don't force it in. Most of the stuff is color-coordinated. Once its all together all you have to do is install whatever OS you want.
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I think he needs canadian.... So thats as big change.

Edit...

After chrecking everything,

Newegg.ca - CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra 7209 Athlon II X2 240(2.8GHz) 4GB DDR2 500GB ATI Radeon HD 4550 Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit (With Windows 7 Upgrade Coupon) - Desktop PCs Is honestly the best thing out there in this price range.

Watchout, as it is as crap psu.. but its not to badly spec'd.
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