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pneumichelin

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Hi guys, I will use the pc for streaming/gaming and a bit of multitasking. 1080p 60hz for now.
I would also like a color-matching build if possible. The pc stays in my room and I never shut it down so it must be quiet .
I already own a copy of windows and I dont need any peripherals.

Thanks a lot.

P.S Canadian prices
 

trents

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So $1600 US.

What vendors would you use? Links to them? Prices and availability of any given component may vary significantly across the border.

But for that amount of money you should be able to build a very nice machine.
 
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pneumichelin

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So $1600 US.

What vendors would you use? Links to them? Prices and availability of any given component may vary significantly across the border.

But for that amount of money you should be able to build a very nice machine.

you'd be surprised of the current cad dollar, it's awful :p

ncix.ca
newegg.ca
 

trents

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I was just looking at an online conversion table. Said one CN dollar was worth $.75 US. Is that not current?
 
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pneumichelin

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I was just looking at an online conversion table. Said one CN dollar was worth $.75 US. Is that not current?

That is current sir, but we already pay more for electronics hardware here in canada.. so add the conversion.. it sucks :(
 
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trents

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The case I recommended comes with two fans. One on the front and one in the back. I don't know how quiet they are. You will probably want to pick up a couple more to optimize case air flow. One more intake fan for the front and one exhaust fan for the top. They are not expensive items so I didn't include suggestions for them in my list. Lots of good choice for fans at reasonable prices. Anything 1000 rpm or under should be pretty quiet. "PWM" fans will be have the ability to be speed controlled from the bios. 3 wire fans will not but if you get a quiet one to begin with it won't matter much.

The CPU I suggested is overclockable. That's what the "k" in the model number is about. Overclocking would require good afte rmarket cooling so that's why I suggested that big CPU cooler.
 

habbajabba

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24/7? I'd lose the aircooler which from my experience is a great way to gather dust. Just intake and exhaust fans are bad enough without having to clean the cpu assembly as well.
 

trents

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24/7? I'd lose the aircooler which from my experience is a great way to gather dust. Just intake and exhaust fans are bad enough without having to clean the cpu assembly as well.

What? Are you suggesting water? Surely you're not suggesting a non cooled CPU. Cleaning the CPU cooler is a piece of cake with some compressed air.
 

caddi daddi

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air coolers also are a lot less work over the course of a year. isn't a 1070 a bit much for 1080p, single monitor?
 

trents

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Probably would depend on what games and what settings are configured for. But the 1070 would be a little more future proof as well.
 

Rainwater

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Personally I'd spend the extra 30$ canadian on the 7700k
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811353072&ignorebbr=1
lose the optical drive swap the cm haf912 out for something like this
keep the 1070 or go with something like this http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Produc...75&cm_re=gigabyte_1070-_-14-125-875-_-Product
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128971&cm_re=z270-_-13-128-971-_-Product
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128971&cm_re=z270-_-13-128-971-_-Product
here are a couple z270 boards check these on amazon as they may very well be cheaper
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835494018
I too would go water
And if you plan to get 1440p or 1080 144hz get the 1070 if you plan to stay at 1080p 60hz the gtz 1060 or rx 480 my friend just sold his 1060 and got the 480 8gb and is very happy he did so.
The 850 evo is a great ssd but if you're getting a sata ssd just get the cheapest one you can find seriously like a pny or something


I know the gigabyte 1070 doesn't match the blue on the rest but its mounted horizontally you wont see the orange and it has better lighting also check out zotac
 
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