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Best PC I can buy for 750$?

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So, both my laptop and my tower have died after a long 4 year lifetime..

I was wanting to buy a new tower for around 750$ (just a rough figure), do you know of any in this price range that are okay for gaming?

Basically, I want to be able to play games in the future like Guild Wars 2, or Diablo 3 without worrying too much about performance.

I'm also from Canada, so anything you could find on newegg or, any other websites would be appreciated.

There are too many things I'm clueless about with this x.x.

Thanks for any recommendations you can give me!
post #2 of 15
why not build it yourself?
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I wouldn't know how, or which parts to fit into my budget . Or which parts to buy in all. Otherwise, I would..
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This deal

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDe...t=Combo.644168

plus

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814127565

plus

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16827135204

$827.98

it's an i5 2500K, all you miss is an aftermarket cooler and thermal paste, but you can upgrade from the stock one later on.
Edited by 222Panther222 - 5/6/11 at 4:03pm
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Mine
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 222Panther222 View Post
This deal

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDe...t=Combo.644168

plus

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814127565

plus

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16827135204

$827.98

it's an i5 2500K, all you miss is an aftermarket cooler and thermal paste, but you can upgrade from the stock one later on.
I love you <3. I'm seriously going to buy something like this, well, this exactly actually. If I buy all of these parts, I'll have an actual computer that works? I just have to click everything into place?
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I love you <3. I'm seriously going to buy something like this, well, this exactly actually. If I buy all of these parts, I'll have an actual computer that works? I just have to click everything into place?
Well, you'll have to put it together.

And I hope you have a Windows OS disc laying around because one isn't included there. That'll eat up at least $100CAD more if one is needed....
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post #8 of 15
Win 7 premium from newegg rite now for 89.99 with promo code EMCKEKD52 and free shipping to boot ! just scroll down a bit http://tinyurl.com/63gxuy2
Edited by IndicaNights - 5/6/11 at 6:02pm
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by IndicaNights View Post
Win 7 premium from newegg rite now for 89.99 with promo code EMCKEKD52 and free shipping to boot ! just scroll down a bit http://tinyurl.com/63gxuy2
Not so sure if that applies to the Canadian site. Perhaps someone with an account there can check, but still....this will be quite over the initial $750 CAD budget.
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post #10 of 15
This on is 20$ over your 750$ budget, but it has windows 7 64bit home premium and hyper 212 plus. It's a Phenom II x6 1055T

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboBu...t=Combo.638275

plus

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814127565

plus

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16832116986

plus

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16835103065

$795.95
Edited by 222Panther222 - 5/6/11 at 7:37pm
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Core i7 920 D0 3.8Ghz Gigabyte EX58-UD4P Asus 1060 6GB OC 2138core/8606memory 12Gb Fury HyperX 1447mhz 1.64v 9-9-9 28 2T 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
WD Black 640Gb + Seagate 500Gb + Hitachi 2.5" 5... LG DVD-RW SATA Noctua NH-D14 Windows 10 Home  
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Asus VW266H 25.5" 1200p Corsair 750W CoolerMaster Cm690 II Advanced (Version 2) Logitech MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
8 Jaguar Core 1.6Ghz CUH-10XXA AMD 7870 (2 CU's disabled) 800Mhz  8Gigs GDDR5 2.75Ghz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Toshiba 500Gigs  Blu-ray 6x 85mm Fan. Sony PS4 OS 
MonitorKeyboardPowerAudio
Sony 40R350 B Sony DualShock 4 250W Polk Audio Rti A3's 
AudioAudio
Polk Audio PSW125 Yamaha Rv-371 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 2.4Ghz Dell 0RF703 Zotac GT640 4G DDR2 
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320Gb Western Digital Caviar Green + 160Gb Hita... Dell Performance Edition Heatsink J9761 W10 64Bits Pro Sony 40R350 B 
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