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Old 04-30-2009, 07:55 PM   #21
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Ya everything is like 20 - 50 dollars more on the .ca website. I'm thinking of just going for that first link that I posted, the $689 computer. It seriously looks like a super good deal to me. What do you guys think?
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:10 PM   #22
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Processor: $169.00
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819103649

Motherboard: $128.49
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813186150

RAM: $54.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231226

GPU: $207.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814133270

HDD: $64.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16822136098

PSU: $109.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817341019

The total is $736.44. Still your choice for a case. If you want, you can save some money and get a different power supply. But I recommend that for it's price and option to go SLI later. What size monitor are you running at? Core 216 SLI is pretty much useless for anything lower than 2500x1600. Even at 1900x1200, it's a great performer.
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:22 PM   #23
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Processor: $169.00
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819103649

Motherboard: $128.49
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813186150

RAM: $54.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16820231226

GPU: $207.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814133270

HDD: $64.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16822136098

PSU: $109.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16817341019

The total is $736.44. Still your choice for a case. If you want, you can save some money and get a different power supply. But I recommend that for it's price and option to go SLI later. What size monitor are you running at? Core 216 SLI is pretty much useless for anything lower than 2500x1600. Even at 1900x1200, it's a great performer.
Hmm I really like the looks of this build. I'm hoping to get a 22 inch monitor. So with all of this, I still have to buy an OS right? I heard somewhere that too use your RAM to its potential you should use 64 bit OS? I really don't know what I'm talking about haha!

Edit: Seeing as that graphics card is super cheap for what it is, I would probably be able to pick one up in a couple weeks or so, would I be able to have dual SLI cards going with this build?
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Yes, you want a 64-bit OS. I would actually just go with the prebuilt and add a new graphics card to it.
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Yes, you want a 64-bit OS. I would actually just go with the prebuilt and add a new graphics card to it.

By adding a new graphics card to it do you mean taking the old one out and putting in a 260 gtx or something? Or do you mean adding another one so that their are two?
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Replacing the 9500GT in that computer, or whatever you can afford.
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Replacing the 9500GT in that computer, or whatever you can afford.

So that prebuilt computer cannot support 2 graphics cards?
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Nope, it's a Micro ATX board.
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Nope, it's a Micro ATX board.
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