600-800$ Gaming PC

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE & PRICE: As soon as possible (this week if I can find something that fits my needs.) 600-800$ (Canadian) after taxes, delivery etc... I basically don't want to spend more then 800(Canadian)$ to get it to my house.

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: MSN, School Works, Gaming (Diablo 3, Starcraft 2 and Warcraft 3(Dota))

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard/Mice (I'll just buy some standard 7$ keyboard and mice.

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.com but as far as it's cheap and it deliver in Quebec it's fine with me COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Canada (Quebec)
PARTS PREFERENCES: In the past I've only had Intel processor, Nvidia graphic cards, Corsair memory but I don't mind changing brands.


MONITOR RESOLUTION: Not too picky here, all I want is a cheap widescreen monitor (Like the LG http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824005121CVF which is the cheapest I've found)

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I want windows xp (cheapest one, don't like vista), microsoft word, an anti virus to be included in the price.
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  1. http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=29812&vpn=THREE%20HUNDRED&manufacture=Antec&promoid=1008 $57.99
    Antec Three Hundred Mini Tower Gaming Case 300 ATX 3X5.25 6X3.5INT No PS Front USB & Audio

    http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=36516&vpn=BP500U&manufacture=Antec $58.72
    Antec Basiq BP500U 500W Continuous Power ATX12V Version 2.01 Active PFC Power Supply - Retail

    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.263196 Combo Discount: -$10.00 Combo Price: $164.98
    GIGABYTE GA-G41M-ES2L LGA 775 Intel G41 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
    Intel Pentium E6300 Wolfdale 2.8GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80571E6300 - Retail

    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231122 $69.99
    G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-6400CL5D-4GBPQ - Retail

    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127423 $128.49
    MSI N250GTS-2D512-OCv2 GeForce GTS 250 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
    Quad heatpipe cooling overclocked at 760MHz

    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152181 $63.99 Free Shipping*
    SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive - OEM

    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106289 $31.99 Free Shipping*
    LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW SATA CD/DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254023 $119.99
    Hanns·G HW-191APB Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 700:1 Built in Speakers - Retail

    Total: $696.14 CAD
  2. Random comment: I used to play dota, until I discovered Heroes of Newerth. It's basically a "dota clone" with a new game engine that's more flexible and MUCH better online matchmaking (you can search games by dota options like ap/sd/rd, em or no em, etc.). Unless you're a hardcore competitive dota player who can't accept any changes to dota gameplay, you should check it out. I don't think the open beta has started, but I can get you a beta invite if you'd like - just shoot an email to ryanjbach@gmail.com and I'll send you an invite so you can try it out. It's $30 US to pre-order the game which gets you a few minor (non-gameplay affecting) perks and lets you reserve a screen name, if you decide you like it.

    Why_Me's build looks good. If you have more room in your budget you could consider a slightly better GPU and display, but the ones he found for you are really great deals at those prices.
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