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Buying a new pc

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December 1, 2012 2:53:47 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This week

Budget Range: Up to $4k

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, voice chat, instant message, homework, video/audio editing, photoshop, security, fraps record, capture card

Are you buying a monitor: Yes, I would like 1920x1080 or higher. One monitor only please.

Do you need to buy OS: No, I will be using Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Parts Preferences: Nvidia GPU for Physx and Cuda

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Additional Comments: I just want my pc to run all the most intensive graphics, demanding, biggest maps & future games smoothly on infinite max settings with maxed aa, af, directx, resolution, everything except vsync. (BF3, Metro 2033 & last light, Crysis 2 & 3, GTA 4 & EFLC, The Witcher 2, Watch Dogs, GW2, Skyrim, Dirt 3, NFS Most Wanted, etc)

Case - glowing blue light with side panel window
Storage - 2tb or higher and 512gb or higher for ssd
headset - noise cancelling, bass and able to hear footsteps all around.
speaker - 2.1 with good bass.

Thanks

More about : buying

December 1, 2012 3:55:33 AM

case: silent but has a window. very well built
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=75046&vpn=FD%2DC...

ram: 16gb is sufficient
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=73133&vpn=F3%2D1...

motherboard:
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=76119&vpn=Z77%20MPOWE...

CPU: ill assume a i7 can be benefitial if you do enough video editing. otherwise a i5 performs the same
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=70540&vpn=BX80637I737...

video card: will be pretty loud at full load but is at least 80 dollars apart from other 7970s. if you can price match it at ncix, go ahead and save some money on the shipping. id get 2

http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX38046

power supply. can be price matched at ncix
http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=3...

cooler:p rice match it at ncix. looks like crap but is pretty much the best you can get
http://www.mwave.com/mwave/SKUSearch_v3.asp?px=FX&scrit...

ncix link for that cooler
http://ncix.com/products/?sku=47090

hard drive:
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=66009&vpn=ST3000...

SSD: get 2 if you really want that much SSD storage. personally find it useless since the SSD is only supposed to store the OS, most of your games and apps
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=69895&vpn=SDSSDX-240G...

for the CPU cooler, if you care about asthetics, get this cooler
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1683...

price match it here. stock is coming in soon
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=77648

and your lights. blue doesnt match the 7970s though just saying. these are avaliable at shorter lengths
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=66766&vpn=BFA-ACL-30B...
RP&manufacture=BitFenix&promoid=1360

and the monitor. this is 120hz = more fps and smooth ness
http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=66305&vpn=XL2420T&man...

this is 1440p = more pixels. also, its PLS which makes image quality much better than the benq
http://www.directcanada.com/products/?sku=10530MN5504&v...

if you want to you can price match at ncix to save on shipping times
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December 3, 2012 7:45:53 PM

TheBigTroll said:
video card: will be pretty loud at full load but is at least 80 dollars apart from other 7970s. if you can price match it at ncix, go ahead and save some money on the shipping. id get 2

http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX38046
lol cannot find the product.
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