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  # 1764021 13-Apr-2017 19:11
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CullenDS:

 

Okay cool, i'll look out for that. 

 

If anyone has the time, could anyone tell me if this here would be worth it? 

 

http://1stwave.co.nz/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5_6_11&products_id=260

 

 

 

 

Honestly its alot better if you build your own system or maybe choose the parts and ask the retailer to build it for you here are some good choices with all the easter sales going on:

 

PBtech

 

 

Computer lounge using there easter promo code

 

 

 




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  # 1764023 13-Apr-2017 19:16
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I really appreciate the time you took to do that man :) i'll have to go into PB and talk to someone soon to grab the deals.

 

Again, thanks for the help.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1764044 13-Apr-2017 20:41
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@stan think you could post bigger more readable images?


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  # 1764124 14-Apr-2017 03:25
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CullenDS:

 

Okay cool, i'll look out for that. 

 

If anyone has the time, could anyone tell me if this here would be worth it? 

 

http://1stwave.co.nz/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=5_6_11&products_id=260

 

 

That's fine.

 

The alternative is this monster





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  # 1764131 14-Apr-2017 07:06
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I did see that actually, very tempting.
Although would it be worth asking them to make it a bit cheaper (for my monitor and keyboard) and going with a Ryzen 5 chip?

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  # 1764421 14-Apr-2017 16:02
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Ts&Cs say you can't swap anything, can only add components.




Swype on iOS is detrimental to accurate typing. Apologies in advance.




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  # 1764490 14-Apr-2017 18:56
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Ah right, i'll have to look around for a deal on monitors then - I see this entire process isn't going to be cheap either way.


 
 
 
 


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  # 1764515 14-Apr-2017 20:27
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This build comes to just over $1500

 

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  # 1764517 14-Apr-2017 20:35
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Thanks! I really like the look of that case as well. 

 

Keep the ideas coming everyone, this forum is really helpful!


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  # 1764534 14-Apr-2017 21:18
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@Dolts, remember to compare apples with apples and include the OS and have the ram at 16gb


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  # 1764540 14-Apr-2017 21:31
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I know 16GB of ram was in the op's first post but 8GB is fine. OS + monitor + keyboard will likely go over the $1900 budget so good luck! It's a tough choice to make for sure



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  # 1764542 14-Apr-2017 21:35
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Yeah no doubt i'll have to spend a bit more unfortunately, just have to look out for those deals.

 

Would 8gb be fine for the near future until I could upgrade? I mostly play BF1 and i've heard you need more than 8gb to play it. 


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  # 1764544 14-Apr-2017 21:37
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Dolts: I know 16GB of ram was in the op's first post but 8GB is fine. OS + monitor + keyboard will likely go over the $1900 budget so good luck! It's a tough choice to make for sure

 

i read it as 1900 was excluding monitor




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  # 1764548 14-Apr-2017 21:40
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Of course it would be ideal to have a monitor within that budget but realistically it won't be possible without making sacrifices.

 

 


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  # 1764552 14-Apr-2017 21:48
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If you're building Ryzen I recommend sticking to 2 sticks of ram, otherwise yes you can upgrade in future.

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