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November 12, 2010 6:16:29 AM

there are many companies provide a low cost part but which company is the most reliable. Have your guys ever been experiencing a bad post services. I live in north city in BC, Canada. Which company should be my first choice?
i7-950 3.06 Quad core
2GB ddr3 ram *3
HDD 80 GB solid drive <<<< which company?
(I already have Sata I and II for storages)
Hd6870 1gb ddr5 graphics
Asus P6X58-E Motherboard
DVD super combo drive
Cooler Master 850w Silent Pro PSU <<<< If I want to crossfire 6870, Should I change any parts(power supply.)
Low noise fan extra
Asus 23" LED Monitor 10,000,000:1 2ms Full HD x2 <<<< Is this a nice monitor?
rave ev02

Please check my specs and comment. I love to see price lower than 2,000CAN after tax. Is it possible?

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November 12, 2010 11:52:28 AM

I'm not from Canada, but from what I know, ncix.com & newegg.ca seem to be good choices there.
November 12, 2010 12:21:23 PM

Firstly, sorry for the double post.

Secondly, you don't have Sata 1 & 2 for storage, you have regular 5400/7200 rpm drives for storage, which will use the Sata 2 ports on your Mobo. (I believe that's what you meant!)

For SSD's, go with G.Skill phoenix pro or OCZ Vertex 2.

I wish you gave a budget & exact usage, but assuming gaming is the primary objective, your system looks alright. But this system should never cost you $2000.

However, change your Mobo to the Asus Sabertooth x58 for some savings. I found this Sabertooth+i7 950+RAM+SSD combo that'll save you almost $75 after rebates.

The is the better option in terms of value - fps/$$ - $205 EVGA GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB (763 cc)


Source: techreport.com

Also, it overclocks a whole lot better -



Source: Hardwarecanucks.com
November 12, 2010 12:45:23 PM

Thank you I think I am waiting for these answers : )
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