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Should I build or a gaming pc or buy one?

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September 2, 2013 4:28:45 PM

Now first I must state that the last time I dealt with computer parts did not end up well. I broke my HP desktop while attempting to upgrade the graphics card. I did not wear an anti static wristband resulting in static on the motherboard. Yet here I am again, since playing games on my 2010 Macbook Pro is not a pleasant experience. So having experienced failure in the past should I save myself the hassle of just build a new computer and buy a pre built system or should i attempt to build one? My budget is around 1500. I live in Canada.

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September 2, 2013 4:32:14 PM

Build.

He who never sees failure never really knows success,
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September 2, 2013 4:49:34 PM

Build..... this is a "standard $1500 build" ($1436 actually) I do down here in US .... will be a bit pricier up north but not too much

MoBo - $352 - MSI Z87-G45 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
CPU - included - Intel Core i5-4670k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case - $155 - Corsair 500R http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
PSU - included - Corsair TX750 $230 - $20 combo discount - $35 MIR - $20 off w/ promo code EMCXMVL36, ends 9/4

RAM - $70 - (2 x 4GB) Muskin CAS 9 DDR3-1866 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Cooler - $80 - Phanteks PH-TC14 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HD - $90 - WD Black 1 TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
SSD - $150 - Samsung 840 Pro 128GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GFX - $260 - MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 760 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $260 - MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 760 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD Writer - $19 - Asus DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Just change "com" to "ca" in all the links and they shud work .... well combos may give ya trouble.
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