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900$ Gaming PC Build (Canada) Input wanted

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September 3, 2013 6:16:55 PM

First time building a PC and I want your opinion on my build.

Thanks!

http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zHPY
a b 4 Gaming
September 3, 2013 6:30:57 PM

http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zJyi

200R case for USB 3.0 headers
better PSU (Antec HCG)
HD 7970

the price on the HD 7970 ends tomorrow. You might want to pick this up quick. That's a great price for an HD 7970 (in Canada).

It kind of sucks how everything in Canada is so much more expensive.

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a b 4 Gaming
September 3, 2013 6:33:08 PM
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Here's what I would do for that budget :

PCPartPicker part list: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zJE5
Price breakdown by merchant: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zJE5/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zJE5/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Canada Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ NCIX)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.55 @ DirectCanada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WN781ND 802.11b/g/n PCI Wi-Fi Adapter ($15.00 @ NCIX)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($52.37 @ DirectCanada)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($47.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($18.91 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $892.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-03 21:32 EDT-0400)
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September 4, 2013 3:09:43 PM

jjs0891 said:
http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zJyi

200R case for USB 3.0 headers
better PSU (Antec HCG)
HD 7970

the price on the HD 7970 ends tomorrow. You might want to pick this up quick. That's a great price for an HD 7970 (in Canada).

It kind of sucks how everything in Canada is so much more expensive.


Yeah its really hard to keep stuff within budget >.>
September 4, 2013 3:10:37 PM

Seladon said:
Here's what I would do for that budget :

PCPartPicker part list: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zJE5
Price breakdown by merchant: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zJE5/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/p/1zJE5/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ NCIX)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Canada Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ NCIX)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.55 @ DirectCanada)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($399.99 @ NCIX)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WN781ND 802.11b/g/n PCI Wi-Fi Adapter ($15.00 @ NCIX)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($52.37 @ DirectCanada)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($47.99 @ NCIX)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($18.91 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $892.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-03 21:32 EDT-0400)


Thanks I might take that into considerations :D 
And another thing, will I be able to Overclock my cpu?
a b 4 Gaming
September 4, 2013 3:15:31 PM

Yes you will !
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