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$1000-$1200 Gaming pc

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July 4, 2011 3:42:30 PM

Hi,
I want to order my parts for a gaming pc later this week, I already have a tower (Haf 922). My top 3 games will be BF3, Skyrim and SC2. I would like to order off of DirectCanada.com and BestDirect.ca because of free shipping. Here is my list:

Gigabyte P67A-UD4-B3 ATX LGA1155 P67 DDR3 2PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI SLI SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard
$178.70

Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM
$79.69

MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II OC 880MHZ 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini-HDMI DX11 PCI-E Video Card
$241.33
$20.00 mail in rebate

Corsair TX750 V2 750W ATX 12V Single Rail 60A 24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 80PLUS Bronze
$100.76

G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Memory
$67.13

Intel Core i5 2500K Quad Core Unlocked Processor LGA1155 3.3GHZ Sandy Bridge 6MB
$209.69

All of the above are from directcanada.com

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64BIT DVD OEM
$93.79

The OS is from best direct

The total is $1087.62 with tax

I am Curious about the RAM because it seems awfully cheap for 8 gigs. I am open to suggestions and ways to save money. I may also want to use SLI or Crossfire in the future and I will be overclocking.

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July 4, 2011 6:27:38 PM

Corsair and XFX psu's are both manufactured by Seasonic....so you can save a few $ with this psu down below. The only difference is the name on it...virtually the same psu as that Corsair you have yet it's a few dollars cheaper. Also I don't see an after market cpu h/s on your list up there....

http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=15180AC6621&v... $95.99
XFX 750W PRO750W Core Edition Single Rail ATX 12V 62A 24PIN ATX Power Supply 80PLUS Bronze

http://www.bestdirect.ca/products/233111/ST31000524AS/S... $53.74
Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 7200.12 1TB SATA 32MB Cache 3.5IN Internal Hard Drive OEM
July 4, 2011 7:37:50 PM

OK thanks, I meant to ask about the h/s, I was also considering starting on the stock and then upgrading later. What coolers would you suggest? and is there anything else I might want?
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July 4, 2011 7:40:55 PM

btw, are there any other suggestions for gpu's I dont want to spend more than $300.
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