New i7 Build. 1200 budget

Approximate Purchase Date: By friday hopefully

Budget Range: (e.g.: 1200) Taxes, Rebates and shipping in

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Photoshop, Video editing

Parts Not Required: Hard Drive, Monitor and Mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.ca and Tigerdirect.ca

Country of Origin: Canada

Parts Preferences: I7 2600k and Lan boy case

Overclocking: Most likely in the future

SLI or Crossfire: In the future yes

Monitor Resolution: No need

Additional Comments: Needs to be as quiet as possible. Fan controller maybe?
Budget can be pushed a little but I would like it under

Edit 1:
Just found this
http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/searchtools/item-Details.asp?EdpNo=7025808&sku=C13-5700&cm_re=Homepage-_-Spot%2010-_-CatId_10_C13-5700
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  1. hey, could you fill this out, it would help quite a lot:
    http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/261222-13-build-advice

    also Welcome to THF! :D
  2. Hopefully that helps! Thank you btw :D
  3. andrew1795 said:
    Hopefully that helps! Thank you btw :D


    it wouldn't help you that much, it will help us give you advice lol.
  4. Well you didn't say what you wanted the computer for. Gaming? Media..etc? The only thing this really changes is how good of a video card you need.

    So how bout this configuration. It's about 1,000 before shipping and taxes.
    Processor:
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115070
    SSD (sata3 compatible for sata3 mobo):
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148357
    Vid Card (this one is powerful enough to run most games on high atm, I'm assuming you'll do some gaming since you want a lanboy case)
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150523
    Memory:
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314
    Motherboard (great motherboard, my friend has it. Will allow for SLI/Crossfire in the future if you desire):
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157229
    Good heatsink/fan (I own it, it's amazing, and It has a built in fan controller to help with noise):
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118046

    EDIT: Forgot about a case. With the lanboy, it brings it closer to 1100.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129093
    You could easily knock off $100 with a slightly cheaper motherboard, vid card, or heatsink.

    Also I think the lanboy cases are overrated and not worth $180.

    So anyway, with all of those parts it comes to $1193, but that is before $55 in mail in rebates. Before the rebates the taxes and shipping will bring it over 1200 though, but that can easily be changed. My recommendation, get the http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119196 Storm Scout for $90, it is a fantastic case and would save you $90. If you are set on the lanboy, you can find a motherboard with equivalent specs for about 150, and a slightly less powerful vid card like the GTX 460 fermi for $199.
  5. Quote:
    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Photoshop, Video editing


    So yes it would be for gaming. I don't need the lan boy anymore but still want to keep it as cheap as possibe.

    Is there any issues with this mobo?
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128495
    As for the ram I'm not going to be overclocking it at all so I can go for cheaper ram (without heatsink)
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233192
    I was also looking at 560 ti very similar benchmarks to the 6950 but quieter and smaller
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125363
    30 dollar mail in rebate too


    My main goal is getting ssd, 2600k and 560 ti for as cheap as possible. I live close to a tigerdirect if there is good deals there too
  6. andrew1795 said:
    Quote:
    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Photoshop, Video editing


    So yes it would be for gaming. I don't need the lan boy anymore but still want to keep it as cheap as possibe.

    Is there any issues with this mobo?
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128495
    As for the ram I'm not going to be overclocking it at all so I can go for cheaper ram (without heatsink)
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233192
    I was also looking at 560 ti very similar benchmarks to the 6950 but quieter and smaller
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125363
    30 dollar mail in rebate too


    My main goal is getting ssd, 2600k and 560 ti for as cheap as possible. I live close to a tigerdirect if there is good deals there too


    there is this too: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220559 for RAM.

    that mobo is great! and the 560Ti is also a great card, along side the 6950 (about equal performance to the 6950).
  7. Yea i ended up going with basically everything I said
    Got a ocz Modx 700w psu and few things better quality then what i said
    I ended up with 16gbs of 1600mhz ripjaw memory I'm splitting it with my friend though so 8gb
  8. cool, hope it goes well. :D
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