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March 1, 2011 3:38:01 AM

Alright, I'm planning on building a new PC that I can use to play mostly RTS games and simple FPS, as well as minecraft :D  . Also I'm planning on running a minecraft server for my friend and I only off of it. My budget is around $650 Canadian.

My brother is an internet reviewer and he is able to get me a 400gb SSD and 8gb or ddr3 1333 so im set in that regard.

My Monitors resolution i believe is 800x800 :sol:  so i don't need anything crazy for graphics, though i will upgrade my monitor down the road sometime.

There are a few parts that need to be used and are going in no matter what the community says for various reasons. These parts are:
Lian Li PC351b
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=41123
Some sort of DVI to VGA adapter.

This is the list of parts I've chosen:
Case: Lian Li PC351b http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=41123

Mobo: Asus M4A78LT Matx http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=47948

CPU: AMD Phenom 2 x2 555 http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=50676

Ram: Not needed, my brother is getting me some for free due to his review connections

HDD: Not needed, my brother somehow managed to land me a 400gb ssd to use in this build :D 

PSU: Mushkin Volta 650w http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=58896

GPU: XFX 5670 1gb http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=51349&vpn=HD567XZNF3&...

OS: Windows 7 64bit

Wireless Card: ASUS USB-N13 802.11N USB2.0 Wireless Network Adapter http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=46387

Monitor: Not needed as i have one around!


This comes out to $634 cdn which is a nice price for me. Please let me know what you think of this build!

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Anonymous
March 1, 2011 4:12:58 AM

its 800*600 isnt it

Instead of Mushkin 650W PSU - Get This
Antec Truepower New 650W Modular Power Supply ATX12V V2.3 Active PFC 80 Plus SLI Ready 120MM PWM Fan
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=36263&vpn=TP-650&manu...

Instead of 5670 - Powercolor Radeon HD 5770 PCS+ 875MHZ 1GB 4.9GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI DP DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=56154&vpn=AX5770%201G...(AX5770%201GBD5-PPG)&manufacture=PowerColor&promoid=1281
Only 7$ more gives big time performance

400GB SSD - THTS COOL
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