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First Build (canada)

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April 22, 2012 6:15:06 PM

Hey everyone. My friend told me to post my first build here and ask for suggestions and better prices here. I AM FROM CANADA! :wahoo: 
Below i will link all the parts and the total price

CPU: Intel Core i3 2120 Dual Core Hyperthreading Processor LGA1155 3.3GHZ Sandy Bridge 3MB
www.bestdirect.ca/products/233480/BX80623I32120/Intel/

Motherboard: ASRock H61ICAFE LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Memory: PNY Optima 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

Hard Drive: Samsung by Seagate Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ/ST500DM005 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

Video Card:
XFX Radeon HD 6870 900MHZ 1GB 4.2GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI 2x Mini DisplayPort PCI-E Video Card
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=62756&promoid=1230

Case: Antec Three Hundred Illusion ATX Mid Tower Case
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Power Supply: Silverstone 600W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=58739

Optical Drive: LG GH24NS70 OEM DVD/CD Writer
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

If anyone has any suggestions to lower the price that would be awesome! my total right now after taxes and shipping is $802.27 CAD .

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April 23, 2012 2:35:57 AM

I would recommend buying my parts from one store and preferably one local one. It is easier for waranty. Depending where you live I recomend memory express. They also do price matches.
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April 23, 2012 6:26:55 AM

OK i've made a few changes and have lowered my price down to $662.20 CAD after shipping handling and taxes. i'm pretty happy about this. if someone with more experience could have a look at this (this is my first attempt at this)

CPU
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10360BD6320

Motherboard
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=16950BD1549

Hard Drive
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=16950AC0275

Gaming Case
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=15210AC1880

Optical Drive
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=12640DR2162

RAM
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=15380BD5211

Video Card
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=62756&promoid=1230

Power Source
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=41979&promoid=1305
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