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$1000 (Canadian) i5 750 PC

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October 5, 2009 10:28:18 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Sometime within the next 30 days, but perferably sooner rather than later

BUDGET RANGE: $1000 Canadian (so about $930 USD) and that can be after rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: a little bit of everything, but primarily surfing the net, lots of movies, and play a few games from time to time, but multipurpose machine

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: I;m fine with the peripherals i have now so no keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS)

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: http://www.directcanada.com for the free shipping and no pst, but im open to suggestions

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Canada

PARTS PREFERENCES: going to go with the i5 for the cpu, but besides that, ill leave it up to you to choose

OVERCLOCKING: Yes SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: my max resolution is 1680x1050

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Nothing else, TIA

More about : 1000 canadian 750

October 6, 2009 1:57:35 PM

Intel Core I5 750 - $218.88
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=12200BD3101

Msi P55-CD53 - $129.99
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=12980BD5445

OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W - $77.11
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=13220AC8686

Antec Three Hundred Case - $64.90
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10370AC8944

Liteon IHAS324 24X DVD Writer SATA - $32.40
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=12640DR5263

XFX HD-487A-ZWFC Radeon HD 4870 1GB - $155.49
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB - $63.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

OCZ Obsidian 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600Mhz - $92.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...


Total = $835.75 (before $45 Mail in Rebate)

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October 6, 2009 2:04:36 PM

Sorry, forgot the optical drive, but build has put up a nice one. Also, the Antec 300 might do you well unless you do some heavy overclocking and do Xfire, since that will create a lot more heat.
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October 14, 2009 7:44:48 AM

thanks for the suggestions, i think this is whatll go with unless someone has good reason to suggest otherwise. this way, leave it open for crossfire in the future.

Intel Core I5 750

Gigabyte P55-UD4

FX HD-487A-ZWFC Radeon HD 4870

Antec Three Hundred

Corsair TX750W

G.SKILL F3-12800CL7D-4GBRH

Samsung F3 Spinpoint

Samsung SH-S223L/BEBS



any suggestions on a hsf?
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