New Canadian Gaming Build. Buying Today!!

Approximate Purchase Date: Today

Budget Range: 1100 before rebates. including tax & shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Running servers, Editing Videos with Adobe tools & Photoshop

Parts Not Required: Montior, OS, Keyboard, Mouse, HDD

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: &

Country of Origin: Canada

Parts Preferences: Intel

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: No I prefer single card

Monitor Resolution: My monitor is 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Goal is 2600k, SSD and 560 ti. I own a 1.5tb 7200rpm WD found it for a great deal last week so picked it up knowing I would build. Wouldn't mind cheap case (I like to mod)
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    CPU: i7 2600k
    GPU: Galaxy 560Ti
    SSD; Crucial M4 64Gb / OCZ agility 3 ~60Gb
    Case: Antec 300 illusion ( or something cheaper, this is just very good )
    PSU: XFX Core Pro650W
    Mem: Gskill ripjaws 1.5V cas9 1600Mhz 2x4GB ( or 2x2GB if you can't fit that in the budget
    DVD Asus 24x DVD+/-RW

    HSF: Xigmatek Gaia $31.99

    I didn't list locations or prices since i just wanted to give examples of components.
    The shipping costs are nothing short of insane, and no idea about taxes.
    So see if those help, and there was another cheaper location in canada for parts but don't remember the place now.
  2. I got a fantastic deal computer is finished and running!
    i7 2600k
    Galaxy 560 ti
    OCZ Solid 3
    Gigabyte z68 d3-b3
    Coolermaster Haf 912
    OCZ Modx 700w Modular psu
    GSkill ripjaws 1600mhz 4x4gb
    2 x 1.5tb 7200rpm Westren Digital Drives for storage
    4 x 120mm Fans coolermaster
    Schythe Fan controller
    LG 24x DVD+/-RW
    Razer abyssuss
    All for 1100 After taxes and rebates talk about a deal..

    Just as a note the Mobo came with 4 Sata 3 Cables ! L connecters too and 2 Sata 2 Cables
  3. Why do you need an SSD?
  4. It's just a boot drive and for faster loading on my main games
  5. Best answer selected by AnDrew1795.
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