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Old 12-24-2010, 10:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, I recently have been looking around, in complete disarray as to what I should get for a new computer, primarily to capture HD footage and to play WoW. Im not good with picking parts, but I can assemble a computer and install OS and all of that, just need help with what to get. I dont necessarily have a price range, but considering I dont really work, somewhere between 700-900 dollars would be nice. I live in Canada, so I can use newegg. Just for comparison, here is what I currently am using..

intel core 2 quad cpu 2.66Ghz
6 gigs of ram
ati radeon hd 4800

Also, I already have a good keyboard, mouse, and monitor along with sound system, so only the computer aspect is really needed.

Thanks a ton,

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Old 12-24-2010, 12:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Can you post more detailed specs of your current machine? Things like power supply, case and so on.

Desktop i5-4440 - ASRock Z77 Extreme4 - EVGA GTX970 - 4x4GB 1600MHz - Samsung 850 EVO 250GB - Be Silent Base 800 - 3TB+1TB+1TB+640GB
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Old 12-24-2010, 09:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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and what operating system are you using?
Modded Raidmax Hyperion Case
MSI Z97M Gaming
16gigs Corsair Vengeance 1866mhz
SLI GTX 980s
Samsung 830 Series 128gig SSD
EVGA G2 850W power supply
2x Alphacool ST30 240mm, 1x Alphacool ST30 120mm, swiftech Micro res, Enzotech Rev A. CPU water block, Full Coverage EKWB GPU blocks, modded Vari MCP655 pump
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Old 12-24-2010, 11:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Sorry about that, my power supply and case are not even worth salvaging, I'd rather pay the extra money to get a decent one, this stuff is like worste than current stock stuff. I am using windows 7, unless theres a problem with that.
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