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Price Optimized Gaming Build ($1000 - $1500)

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May 12, 2011 2:30:47 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: Before September this year (closer is better)


Budget Range: $1000 - $1500 (including S&H, taxes and MIR)


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, movies, light photoshop, internet surfing


Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers and OS

Country of Origin: Canada

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:
Used shopbot.ca & pricecanada.ca to find the cheapest prices
cuttingedgecomputers.ca (hometown - no shipping)
bestdirect.ca
directcanada.ca
tigerdirect.ca (may be able to find a store somewhere)

Parts Preferences: None really, I'm only trying to find the best parts for the price (that work well together)


Overclocking: Yes


SLI or Crossfire: In the future


Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200


Additional Comments: Quiet, cool (temperature & aesthetics), durable would be nice. I'm only not sure on the GFX, everything else seems okay. Getting two 460s in SLI would be about the same price as a 6950, or I could get another 6950 in the future.

Parts:
MOBO: ASRock P67 EXTREME4 B3 ATX LGA1155 DDR3 3PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 SATA3 USB3.0 CrossFireX SLI Motherboard - 174.90
GFX: Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 800MHZ 2GB GDDR5 PCI-E 2XDVI HDMI 2x Mini DisplayPort Video Card - 262.79
CPU: i5 2500k - 219.99
PSU: Corsair Professional HX750W 750W ATX 12V 62A 24PIN ATX Modular Power Supply Active PFC 140MM Fan - 135.49
RAM: CORSAIR XMS 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 - 93.99
HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB - 68.99
CASE: COOLMASTER Storm Scout - 67.10
CPU Fan: Hyper 212 - 28.99

Total = $1183.26

Opinions appreciated :D 

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May 12, 2011 2:46:50 AM

that a pretty nice build you got there do you plan on overclocking
May 12, 2011 2:47:50 AM

nice nevermind about the overclocking
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