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700$ build just on budget! need expert to look over

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March 3, 2012 11:17:21 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: order tmrw or tonight
Budget Range: 600$ sub total 700$ after shipping, handling, Taxes ect...

System Usage from Most to Least Important:gaming, web surfing, homwork

Parts Not Required: key board, mouse, os, no optical drive needed using USB boot (comment if concerns)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: new egg Canada ONLY! http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/5lwZ parts picked
Country: Canada

Parts Preferences:i got all parts picked just need tweaking suggestions

Overclocking: nope i3 :( 

SLI or Crossfire: nope

Monitor Resolution:1600x1200, 1680x1050,

Additional Comments: need to do finishing touches on this PC all suggestions and criticism is welcome

here are my parts http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/5lwZ

$590 subtotal using 28$ of promo codes

33$ of shipping

74$ of HST tax

on newegg my shopping cart grand total comes up to $700

pretty good budget build IMO

ordering tonight or tomorrow so please respond

EDIT should i get 8 gb of ram instead?

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March 4, 2012 4:58:54 AM

Well it looks all fine but will you need an optical drive? usb is all good, even if u salvage an old optical drive it can help and make things much easier. Other than that it is looking extremely good for price :) 
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March 4, 2012 1:52:41 PM

looks pretty good you should look for combo deals theyll save you like 30 dollars
i saved almost 60 on my build using combo deals
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March 4, 2012 2:33:08 PM

aznshinobi said:
I'd go with this mobo
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...
A little cheaper and it has similar features with a better size (ATX vs mATX) Not saying that matters a huge deal but ATX is a bit easier to work with and upgrade with.



pople in the review says it only supports single sided memory what does that mean?

and would this CD burner be good?
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

how does the OEm work?? do i not get a cable to conect it with my Mobo??
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March 4, 2012 6:58:02 PM

also thats a h61 is there much different to the h67 i choose?
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March 4, 2012 7:03:45 PM

Not really, they have basically the same capabilities.
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March 4, 2012 9:19:33 PM

hmmm still somewaht unsure
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March 4, 2012 10:59:23 PM

Best answer selected by bluhavoc13.
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March 4, 2012 11:00:41 PM

well i just placed the order, i took your adivce and got the cheaper MOBO and got the XFX 6870 with dual fans which is only 20$ more, because ive heard problems about the normal one overheating
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