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Originally Posted by PureBlackFire View Post

I did some builds on ncix.ca and directcanada.com. directcanada has free shipping. what's your max budget? your build is unbalanced for GW2. the game is cpu intensive and not much gpu. at 720p (or even 1080p) a mid card like the gtx460/hd6850 would be fine for GW2. 7850 is overkill and the cpu is the real hang up. an i5 3470/B75/gtx560/HD6870 build would actually be a better option for GW2.

i agree with this suggestion. OP think about it.
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I would suggest buying a gpu that has 2 gb of memory. Heres one with 2 gb and the same price. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150608
And another stick of the memory would be better.

he's playing at 720p, he doesn't really have use for 2gb vram
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well if i drop it to b75 and 6870 where would i put the extra money? i'll probably order tonight, keep up the suggestion or even better show me a complete build for 700$(can) thx again all
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well if i drop it to b75 and 6870 where would i put the extra money? i'll probably order tonight, keep up the suggestion or even better show me a complete build for 700$(can) thx again all

the money is redistributed to pay for a better cpu and 8GB of ram. here's a pic of some carts I made: directcanada.com cart (Click to show)
canadacomputers.com cart (Click to show)
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i like that alot, i think i'm going with that. thx alot

EDIT:
but why not go with i5-2310?
Edited by remz1337 - 8/14/12 at 9:13am
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post #16 of 47
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i like that alot, i think i'm going with that. thx alot
EDIT:
but why not go with i5-2310?

Ivybridge = newer tech = better.

Also, don't forget all the major canadian retailers price-match with each other. So if two stores are offereing the same item but one has a better deal, you don't have to split up your order, just price-match.
    
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post #17 of 47

Given that your i5 options all take non-overclockable processors and go over budget and the 960T + M5A97 + H101A combo still exists at a perfectly good $200 both, I have a hard time recommending that option for you.


NCIX has several SATA3 120-128GB SSDs (like this one) at the same price.


Edited by xd_1771 - 8/14/12 at 11:29am
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Five words:

Could do better than that.


Get yourself an Intel system. thumb.gif
post #19 of 47
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Five words:
Could do better than that.
Get yourself an Intel system. thumb.gif

So you can build a rig that is better than an overclocked Phenom II X6 for $700? Prove it.
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So you can build a rig that is better than an overclocked Phenom II X6 for $700? Prove it.
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