800-1200 Building New PC!

Approximate Purchase Date: From Now until- Jan 3rd! (go back to school)

Budget Range: 800-1200 After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: tigerdirect.ca, newegg.ca bestbuy.com

Country: Canada

Parts Preferences: No real preference, want something with good quality though!

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Yes

Monitor Resolution: 1024x768

Additional Comments: This is my first build, I'm doing this for my dad/little brothers, I need something that will last and is up to date. I can wait until boxing day(canada) to buy certain components. I'm a student at university (laurier) and have access to some academic discounts for the OS and such. My bros game a lot (wow, skyrim) so im looking for something with some kick for my budget thanks!!
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  1. what about this build?
    http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=401989&Sku=B69-1317

    im new to building computers any help is much appreciated.
  2. Corsair Carbide Series 500R - $140.00 ($125 after MIR)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139009

    i5 2500k - $220.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

    ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 - $125.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271

    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 - $30.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428

    EVGA DS SuperClocked 01G-P3-1567-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB - $240.00 ($230 after MIR)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130657

    Hypre 212 EVO - $34.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099

    ASUS 24X DVD Burner - $19.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

    Seagate Barracuda 2TB 64MB Cache 7200 RPM - $170.00
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148834

    OCZ Agility 3 60GB SSD - $100.00 ($80 after MIR)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227725

    CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W - $105.00 ($90.00 after MIR)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139021

    Total: $1183

    Plenty places to save money, lower the case, lower the HDD, if you dont plan to SLI for them in the future drop it down the PSU to a 650W, drop the SSD if you dont want it as well. (Also if you dont plan to SLI we can lower the motherboard down as well a little)
  3. ^ Prices are US, OP is in Canada.
  4. scottwalter15 said:
    Approximate Purchase Date: From Now until- Jan 3rd! (go back to school)

    Budget Range: 800-1200 After Rebates

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

    Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: tigerdirect.ca, newegg.ca bestbuy.com

    Country: Canada

    Parts Preferences: No real preference, want something with good quality though!

    Overclocking: Yes

    SLI or Crossfire: maybe

    Monitor Resolution:

    Additional Comments: This is my first build, I'm doing this for my dad/little brothers, I need something that will last and is up to date. I can wait until boxing day(canada) to buy certain components. I'm a student at university (laurier) and have access to some academic discounts for the OS and such. My bros game a lot (wow, skyrim) so im looking for something with some kick for my budget thanks!!
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