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$1000 Budget Build

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  1. nhlrocker New Member

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    Ok so my friend wants me to build him a gaming rig with a $1000CAD MAX budget.
    i would like all the parts from www.ncix.com
    can someone make me a list :)
    thank you :)
     
  2. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Is everything required? Monitor, keyboard, mouse, or just the system?
     
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    Does he have anything? Monitor/Keyboard/mouse/speakers?

    Edit: Beat me too it JC.
     
  4. nhlrocker New Member

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    just the system :)
     
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    Gooble up the savings week they have a nice dvd burner for $27..
    http://www.ncix.com/promo/promosale.php?webid=gobble2007

    Also Nicx does pricematch so use http://www.shopbot.ca/ to find the best prices than get them to match it :D

    If you get the q6600 you get free ground shipping which should save you like $60.. I'll try and get you a config going just have to remove this damm wheel off my desk :p
     
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    Ocz Reaper 6400
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index....002GK&manufacture=OCZ Technology&promoid=1008

    Gigabyte Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R Anyone know if the ram works in this mobo?http://secure.ncix.com/products/productdetail2.cfm?sku=24650&promoid=1008

    other option for mobo Asus Premium p35 $212
    http://secure.ncix.com/products/productdetail2.cfm?sku=25429&promoid=1008

    Q6600 quad core cpu (free ground ship with this item)
    http://secure.ncix.com/products/productdetail2.cfm?sku=22211&promoid=1008

    extra 120mm fan for the cases front intake 3.99
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=22645&promoid=1008

    Case Antec Sonnota III
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=24294&promoid=1008

    Cpu cooler
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=21163&promoid=1008

    Wd 500 gb hard drive $97
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=23266&promoid=1008

    A dvd burner.. they have a pioneer one on sale for $27.. a little cheaper but I cant add it to my cart since I already ordered 2...
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=24649&promoid=1008

    your total comes to $913 with express RMA shipping.. not counting the like $50.00 mail in rebates for 2 of those items..

    what do you think of that case? and if you want the Giga board I know it works good with crucial ram and there is a promo code for you to get that ram real cheap that some one posted on tpu.. I'll get you a link to it..


    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=42883 <<<theres a promo code in there.. great ram too and it will deff work flawlessly on the gigabyte boards. (nvm they sold out of that ram..)



    Edit oh dont forget to look for better prices on that stuff with shopbot.ca... that will prob knock $40-50 off the price. ;)

    edit.... hahha I forgot to addd a video card.... put in a 8800gt for 270 + taxes... oh future shop had the 8800gt on sale for $250 + taxes rigth now.. get it while thier in stock... yeah this is a bit over budget now but look at that rig :p I'll make a new cleaner looking post.
     
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    chewy I'd recommend dropping to dual core from the quad, it's still just not worth it if he wants to keep under budget, also the P5K prem. is overkill for the price premium he'd pay, then I'd put the savings into a more efficient cpu cooler
     
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    Q6600 $283.00. you can get this pricematched to $275.00 just make sure its on there still before you place the order it gets bumped back up to the sale price when you update a price match for some reason...

    Q6600 quad core $283.00
    http://secure.ncix.com/products/prod...1&promoid=1008

    Gigabyte Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3R $138.98
    http://secure.ncix.com/products/prod...0&promoid=1008

    Ocz Reaper 6400 $93.98 (comes with a $35 MIR)
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...y&promoid=1008

    Scythe Ninja Plus REV.B (comes with a 120mm fan)
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...3&promoid=1008

    Wd 500 gb hard drive $97.00
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...6&promoid=1008

    Case Antec Sonata III $109.99 (comes with a $20 MIR)
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...4&promoid=1008

    Pioneer DVR-212D Black $27.99
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=23283&promoid=1008

    Yate Loon D12BL-12 120MM Quiet Cooling Fan 1200RPM $3.99 (for your cases front intake)
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=22645&promoid=1008


    Nicx does pricematch so use http://www.shopbot.ca/ to find the best prices than get them to match it :D it will save you 40 or more dollars.

    so atm its $913.00 shipped with express RMA.. knock some of that off with price matches.. and than count your mail in rebates and your looking at $820 after all is said and done on that..

    with the rest of the money get a evga 8800gt at futureshop.ca $250.00 + taxes... get it before its sold oout.. they just went on sale today.
    http://www.futureshop.ca/catalog/pr...665000FS10095590&catid=10524&logon=&langid=EN
     
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    yeah but with the quad he gets free shipping which would pay for the quad.. they did have some ram that gave free shipping for the whole order but its not on thier deal anymore :(

    teh quads free whole order shipping saves him $50.. they been releasing g0 stepping this month too.. I ordered but I dont really care too much if I get a g0 cause I got a nice hefty PSU coming lol

    g0's use less power but I hear that it does not make that much of a diff in OC'in.. just in temps though lol.
     
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    yeah I didn't realize the quad took care of all the shipping!
    and about Q6600 stepping, the difference between G0 and B3 is exaggerated it's not as big a deal as people make it out to be
     
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    If you don't get the quad, get one of the Black Box AMD 6000+ or 6400+ (dunno if they make it in black box form), overclock the fvck out of it, add on a tough cooler!
     
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    An amd 6400 (3.2ghz) runs quite hot, theres not much overclocking potential in it you'll be lucky to get 3.4ghz without water cooling or some other form of exotic cooling, even than I donno how whigh it would go.. they really started maxing the performance with that cpu design on the 6400 black box and stock for stock vrs the 6750 (2.66ghz) the e6750 is faster with massive OC potential left and uses less power/puts out less heat.

    I was going to get the 6400 black box for my bosses system since she dident want any overclocking.. I figured the amd @ 3.2ghz was faster than the e6750 and that it had some serious OC potential left.. but the thing needs very good cooling even stock, thats why it dont come with a hsf.

    The quad is only costing him $20 more than an e6750 since the q6600 gives free ground shipping on the entire order.



    To the topic starter. I hope you can get the 8800gt.. its the best bang for your buck atm. oh and you can use the stock intel HSF (heatsink) to save yourself $32... but if you want to do any real overclocking you should get that HSF right away.. it'll be better for your case temps even if your not overclocking... why pay shipping down the road for a heavy HSF when you can just add it to your cart now :p
     
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    Well that's a good deal then on the Quad, even though I'm probably one of AMD's biggest fans, a Q6600 isn't a bad processor by any means!
     

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