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Old 11-29-2009, 03:52 PM   #1
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Default looking to build a new coomputer.

im going to be doing this over time, hope to get everything by or before Christmas.online orders are ok with me also, think you guys can help with what i should get?

right now i have:

GPU: Nvidia Geforce 9500GT
RAM: 2 GB
PSU: Corsair 450W
CPU: 2 Cores @ 1.6GHz
MB: ConRoe 1333-D667
CASE: Cooler Master Elite

My budget is $300-450 (Canadian)

think you can help me?

i usually shop at:

www.tigerdirect.ca
www.canadacomputers.com
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Old 11-29-2009, 04:24 PM   #2
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what are you looking to do with this computer?
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Old 11-29-2009, 04:46 PM   #3
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game, and basically a media center right now i can play crysis alright on medium graphics, id atleas like to play it better and on high?
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Old 11-29-2009, 04:46 PM   #4
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what socket is your current motherboard?
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http://www.asrock.com/MB/overview.as...33-D667%20R1.0

definatlny upgrade cpu first get dual core his mb doesnt support quad core

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819115060
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Old 11-29-2009, 05:32 PM   #6
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i'd say that you should keep all of your current hardware except for the CPU, graphics card and maybe the MOBO if you have enough money in your budget.
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i'd say that you should keep all of your current hardware except for the CPU, graphics card and maybe the MOBO if you have enough money in your budget.
+1 they have good combo deals on newegg
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Old 11-29-2009, 05:42 PM   #8
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here's what i managed to find, it might be a bit over your budget but i'd say that its worth it.
mobo: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16813157174
CPU: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16819115057
Graphics Card Option 1: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814150398
Graphics Card Option 2: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814102864
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i personally would go gpu 2
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Old 11-29-2009, 05:55 PM   #10
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right now the GTX 260 is better than the 5770 but the 5770 drivers aren't that developed yet and it offers directx 11.
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