Re: Please build me a gaming computer!
1000 Canadian is about 900 USD last time I checked, so in that case...
CPU: Core 2 Duo E6400
GPU: 8600GTS (If you're interested in DX10 and are a big time gamer)
X1950PRO (If you're a casual gamer, CS:S, and don't plan on doing really heavy graphics intensive stuff.)
Mobo: ASUS P5B series that fits you best
RAM: Corsair Value or XMS2 2x1GB dual channel kit (OCZ/Mushkin/Crucial are good too)
HDD: 320GB WD/Hitachi/Seagate
PSU: Anything with upwards of 450W
Optical Drives: Up to you
Case: Up to you
OS: Vista Home Premium or XP Pro if you're more comfortable with that.
Just occured to me that you wanted to do some music editing
SoundCard: CreativeLabs Soundblaster X-FI or Audigy ZS
| AMD 3800+ X2 Dual Core Processor | ASUS A8N-e nF4 Ultra | Hitachi Deskstar 250gb 3.0 gb/s | 1gb Corsair Value RAM 2x512 | eVGA geforce 6800GS | sound blaster live! 24-bit | NZXT Trinity Classic chassis | OCZ GameXStream OCZ700GXSSLI PSU |
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