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Old 03-04-2006, 04:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Athlon 64 3000 S939
DFI Lanparty Ultra-D nF4
2x512M DDR400 Dual channel
LG or LiteON DVDRW D.L
ATI Radeon X1600Pro 512M PCI-E
160GB Sata HD
Sound & LAN On Board
Sony 1.44MB FdD
Antec SLK 1650 ATX 2.0 PSU
Logitech Internet K/B
Logitech Optical mouse

For $840 Canadian.
Is this PC worth the money? I'm also going to save up over the summer to get a dual core pcu and video card.

Also would it be able to run games such as quake 4 and BF 2 on high settings?
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Old 03-04-2006, 06:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i live in canada too and my build is almost similar to that, IMO i would suggest you get the MSI K8N Neo4-F instead of that DFI, you save like 60 bucks... and the DFI is NOT 60 bucks better than the MSI, plus the MSI is a really good board too. and also about the ram, why get 2x512? i'm SURE you'll want 2GB in the future, so get 1 gb stick now, and you can save up for the second one later, and put them in dual channel plus you got 2 more slots left.
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Old 03-04-2006, 06:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You might wanna check if the 6800GS is better than the X1600 because they are really nice cards and OC really and cost about the same in america but i don't know about canada
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in Canada there about 100 bucks more, or 80.
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o ok then never mind i don't think its worth 100 bucks more than the 1600
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Are you building this system yourself? I agree, get the MSI K8N NEO4-F. Awsome board. Where are you ordering from? Try these places:

www.tigerdirect.ca
www.ncix.com
www.cancomputer.com
www.canadacomputers.com
www.oemexpress.com
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and i second that Neo4-f i have it and it is an excellent board
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www.ncix.com will do price matching
canadacomputers.com when i order here in BC they don't charge me PST..
www.cancomputer.com had no problems with them, but i don't like the tall white guy that works there
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lol... does any1 agree with me about the memory part, instead of getting 2x512 get 1gb stick.
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uhm, i live in toronto and i'm getting the pc from downtown toronto..
it's prebuilt so i can't really change anything on it.
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