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zestron

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Pro - AMD - Athlon-64 2.4Ghz, AM2 32/64 Bit, 512K, (3800+)
Mobo - MSI K9N-NEO-F, AM2, NF550, DDR2, SATA RAID, 1GbL, 8CH, Audio
RAM - OCZ Value Pro 1024MB DDR-2 / 667MHz / PC-5400
Video - XFX (PV-T73G-UDD3) 7600GT XXX 590MHz/1.6GHz 256MB DDR3 / Dual DVI Out
HD - WD Caviar SE-16 / SATA-II 2500KS 250GB 7200RPM, 16MB, U300
Drive - LG GSAH10A BLACK DVD±RW (16X+/-)DUAL LAYER OEM
Case - ASPIRE X-CRUISER w/WINDOW (Black) w/o PS
PS - Nikao Best Power 500Watt ATX P4/AMD 20+4Pin Dual Fan (+12v 28a, +5v 34a) (2YR MB)
Floppy - Panasonic (Black) 1.44MB Floppy Drive
Sound - Creative SoundBlaster AUDIGY 4 SE
Network - Built-In 10/100 Network Card

a) Is this worth $1282 CA?
b) Is everything right?
c) Comment on it.

Edited by zestron, 01 August 2006 - 06:06 AM.

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I see your reading my post, lol.

Edited by zestron, 01 August 2006 - 05:56 AM.

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zestron, for 1282 cdn (plus tax) it's not a very good deal you can get twice the computer for 1000. first of all. the cpu can be upgraded to a 4200 (huge price drop on amd's) which is around 300. the gfx card you chose is mid range, you can get a x1800 (high end) for sub 300 at futureshop (sale price). that's 600 dollars. Now 2 gigs of ram is 200, that's 800, a mobo is 130, that's 930, an antec sonata II case with ps is 100 that's 1030 hard drive is 100 that's 1130. DVD drive is 45 that's 1175 and finally a creative x fi sound card (100 times better than what you chose) is 100 which brings the total price to 1275.

Twice the system and you get to save 7 dollars ^_^

for the accurate prices please check www.ncix.com (the cdn newegg)
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Well, i'm ordering from MysteryByte, I can make a quote and they install it for me.Anyway, that just really baffles me.
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I agree with the soundcard. Get a SoundBlaster X-Fi for sure, they sound amazing and aren't that expensive. I got a computer a wee better, actually a bit better than that (read my sig) and it was about $1100 (no monitor, already had that).

Do some more price shopping before rushing out to buy it.
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Pro - AMD - Athlon-64 2.4Ghz, AM2 32/64 Bit, 512K, (3800+)
Mobo - MSI K9N-NEO-F, AM2, NF550, DDR2, SATA RAID, 1GbL, 8CH, Audio
RAM - OCZ Value Pro 1024MB DDR-2 / 667MHz / PC-5400
Video - XFX (PV-T73G-UDD3) 7600GT XXX 590MHz/1.6GHz 256MB DDR3 / Dual DVI Out
HD - WD Caviar SE-16 / SATA-II 2500KS 250GB 7200RPM, 16MB, U300
Drive - LG GSAH10A BLACK DVD±RW (16X+/-)DUAL LAYER OEM
Case - ASPIRE X-CRUISER w/WINDOW (Black) w/o PS
PS - Nikao Best Power 500Watt ATX P4/AMD 20+4Pin Dual Fan (+12v 28a, +5v 34a) (2YR MB)
Floppy - Panasonic (Black) 1.44MB Floppy Drive
Sound - Creative SoundBlaster AUDIGY 4 SE
Network - Built-In 10/100 Network Card



WOW! what a rip off.

here is a great store in canada that has flat fee shipping

www.infonec.com

and here is a list of your parts if u bought it seperately, and i think that same place puts it together, and it snot that expensive either.

http://www.infonec.c...l...ail&id=3733

http://www.infonec.c...l...il&id=17725
the msi k9n sli platinum seems to be a better buy. but if u still want the msi k9n neo4-f, u can get it from www.pccanada.com

http://www.infonec.c...l...il&id=10855

http://www.infonec.c...l...il&id=16726

http://www.infonec.c...l...ail&id=8612

http://www.infonec.c...l...il&id=15815
a good optical drive

http://www.infonec.c...l...il&id=13860
a good case, not sure about the price of the aspire, but this one is great

http://www.infonec.c...l...ail&id=8582
wasnt sure about ths PSu u picked, but this one is great

http://www.infonec.c...l...ail&id=9930
this is better than the audigy

and that is about it. not sure what that adds up too, but its a GREAT rig there. and it adds up to about $980, no more than $1000 thats for sure, so u have money left over for the monitor

Edited by Tru Techie, 01 August 2006 - 11:49 AM.

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Wow, this really sucks because I've been talking to MysteryByte over email for a long time now. Should I feel bad if I don't go to them?

I'll go check out that website now.
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I went on the website, and everything is either less or more $! I dont see how you end up with it being less.
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Nope, it added up to about 1100. Anyways. I don't think this is doubble the system for 1000 like the first reply!
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I tryed www.ncix.com and made the same system that I was gonna buy at its the same price. What the.... SOMEONE HELP!! AHHH.
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I tryed again and it came out like 100-200$ more. Did you guys even try?
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Here's the system with the $
Image file because it rewrites the quote all weird.


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Edited by zestron, 01 August 2006 - 01:02 PM.

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I agree with the soundcard. Get a SoundBlaster X-Fi for sure, they sound amazing and aren't that expensive. I got a computer a wee better, actually a bit better than that (read my sig) and it was about $1100 (no monitor, already had that).

Do some more price shopping before rushing out to buy it.


The original computer build he chose is actually a better computer than your current computer.
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Guy's. Who ever said shop on those online store's are pretty stupid right now because It would cost alot to ship it obviously. My8steryByte is like a 4 min drive from my house. I could have a lot more flexability at MysteryByte.
Thanks anyways.
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From what im seeing there the stores are cheaper and besides your going with the wrng make of CPU get an intel the things are like 16% faster than equivalent AMDs.

The company wont be able to offer the same quality of compnents that you can buy in stores with the same selection and at the same or a similar price they just cant do it the economics dont work, rule of thumbe is about $100 or 5-7% of the cost of the system is reasonable for something under 1500, unless they can provide something special which they dont seem to. They have LESS flexibilty, what world are youliving in shipping wise the rest of us is in2006 i know canada is a little weird sometimes but in the rest of the western world shipping is DIRT cheap these days if you buy enough most companies will give you it free these days and if you buy $500 of parts 8 for shipping is nothing. Shipping is nothing compared to labour and shipping charges on the builders side(they ship it as well you still pay for it)

Edited by warriorscot, 01 August 2006 - 05:06 PM.

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