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Posted · Original PosterOP

I'm looking to buy my first PC. I've been eyeing this one at Costco (I know its not a great store for computers but bare with me). Here is the link to it https://www.costco.ca/HP-Envy-750-439cb%2c-Bilingual-Desktop%2c-i7-6700.product.100317127.html . Is it a bad deal? I'd be mostly using it to do video editing and other homework and the most demanding game I would be playing would probably be NBA 2K. Also I don't already have a monitor so the included one is good.

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Yeah. That has terrible performance for the money.

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3 minutes ago, EmHo said:

I'm looking to buy my first PC. I've been eyeing this one at Costco (I know its not a great store for computers but bare with me). Here is the link to it https://www.costco.ca/HP-Envy-750-439cb%2c-Bilingual-Desktop%2c-i7-6700.product.100317127.html . Is it a bad deal? I'd be mostly using it to do video editing and other homework and the most demanding game I would be playing would probably be NBA 2K. Also I don't already have a monitor so the included one is good.

yup do not buy it :D


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Main Rig

                                                                                                        Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor

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Yes. You are getting ripped off. It's a bad deal. Build yourself a new one

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2 minutes ago, Kloaked said:

Yeah. That has terrible performance for the money.

Oh shit, it's CAD not USD

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1 minute ago, deXxterlab97 said:

Oh shit, it's CAD not USD

OH lewl


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                                                                                                        be quiet! PURE ROCK 51.7 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler

                                                                                                        Asus Z170-A 
                                                                                                        Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000

                                                                                                        Crucial MX300 275GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

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Just now, deXxterlab97 said:

Oh shit, it's CAD not USD

It's still pretty bad. You're getting iffy peripherals and a desktop with an old GPU to jack the price up.

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7 minutes ago, EmHo said:

I'm looking to buy my first PC. I've been eyeing this one at Costco (I know its not a great store for computers but bare with me). Here is the link to it https://www.costco.ca/HP-Envy-750-439cb%2c-Bilingual-Desktop%2c-i7-6700.product.100317127.html . Is it a bad deal? I'd be mostly using it to do video editing and other homework and the most demanding game I would be playing would probably be NBA 2K. Also I don't already have a monitor so the included one is good.

Yes. A $1,000 system with an i7-6700 should not have a GTX 750 Ti along for the ride.


My main PC is a Beelink U55, and that will be my computer until such time as I feel like touching components again. Thanks, Gigabyte.

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It would be great if it had at least an additional 250GB SSD and at least a GTX970 or 1060 6GB.


My System:

Intel Core i5-4690k  / Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Asus Z97-AR MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 100me Corsair Vengeance LP 1600Mhz 2x4GB DDR3 Samsung 850 EVO 250GB / Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM HDD / NZXT S340 EVGA SuperNOVA G1 650W / Windows 10 Home 64 / AOC G2460PQU 1080p 144hz / Corsair VOID Wireless RGB Razer Taipan Laser Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014 

My Laptop (Asus X55C-DS31):

Intel Core i3-2370M @ 2.4Ghz 6GB RAM / OCZ ARC100 240GB SSD /

My Phone:

OnePlus Three Graphite Black / 64GB

My Watch:

Moto 360 1st Generation

 

 

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5 minutes ago, aisle9 said:

Yes. A $1,000 system with an i7-6700 should not have a GTX 750 Ti along for the ride.

Agreed

7 minutes ago, Kloaked said:

It's still pretty bad. You're getting iffy peripherals and a desktop with an old GPU to jack the price up.

Yeah I thought it was 1200 CAD. 

 

Here is one with MX blue keyboard, IPS panel monitor and bit better GPU

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($404.75 @ Vuugo) 
Motherboard: ASRock H110M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  ($64.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory  ($99.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Storage: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($59.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 2GB ACX 2.0 Video Card  ($144.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Case: Rosewill FBM-05 MicroATX Mini Tower Case  ($29.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Power Supply: Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply  ($59.99 @ Memory Express) 
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit  ($118.98 @ DirectCanada) 
Monitor: AOC i2267Fw 22.0" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor  ($134.99 @ Amazon Canada) 
Keyboard: Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire TK Wired Gaming Keyboard  ($114.50 @ Vuugo) 
Mouse: Corsair KATAR Wired Optical Mouse  ($39.18 @ DirectCanada) 
Total: $1272.34
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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4 minutes ago, deXxterlab97 said:

Agreed

Yeah I thought it was 1200 CAD. 

 

Here is one with MX blue keyboard, IPS panel monitor and bit better GPU

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($404.75 @ Vuugo) 
Motherboard: ASRock H110M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  ($64.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Memory: Kingston Savage 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  ($364.05 @ Amazon Canada) 
Storage: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($59.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 2GB ACX 2.0 Video Card  ($144.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Case: Rosewill FBM-05 MicroATX Mini Tower Case  ($29.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Power Supply: Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply  ($59.99 @ Memory Express) 
Monitor: AOC i2267Fw 22.0" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor  ($134.99 @ Amazon Canada) 
Keyboard: Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire TK Wired Gaming Keyboard  ($114.50 @ Vuugo) 
Mouse: Corsair KATAR Wired Optical Mouse  ($39.18 @ DirectCanada) 
Total: $1417.42
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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Why are you including a $150 worth of peripherals when you only have a 22" monitor even when the OG post had a 27" and you didn't even add an SSD and only 1Tb? Why? Your's isn't much better than Cosco's.


$300 for 16GB is this a joke?


My System:

Intel Core i5-4690k  / Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Asus Z97-AR MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 100me Corsair Vengeance LP 1600Mhz 2x4GB DDR3 Samsung 850 EVO 250GB / Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM HDD / NZXT S340 EVGA SuperNOVA G1 650W / Windows 10 Home 64 / AOC G2460PQU 1080p 144hz / Corsair VOID Wireless RGB Razer Taipan Laser Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014 

My Laptop (Asus X55C-DS31):

Intel Core i3-2370M @ 2.4Ghz 6GB RAM / OCZ ARC100 240GB SSD /

My Phone:

OnePlus Three Graphite Black / 64GB

My Watch:

Moto 360 1st Generation

 

 

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3 minutes ago, deXxterlab97 said:

Agreed

Yeah I thought it was 1200 CAD. 

 

Here is one with MX blue keyboard, IPS panel monitor and bit better GPU

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($404.75 @ Vuugo) 
Motherboard: ASRock H110M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  ($64.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Memory: Kingston Savage 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory  ($364.05 @ Amazon Canada) 
Storage: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($59.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 2GB ACX 2.0 Video Card  ($144.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Case: Rosewill FBM-05 MicroATX Mini Tower Case  ($29.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Power Supply: Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply  ($59.99 @ Memory Express) 
Monitor: AOC i2267Fw 22.0" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor  ($134.99 @ Amazon Canada) 
Keyboard: Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire TK Wired Gaming Keyboard  ($114.50 @ Vuugo) 
Mouse: Corsair KATAR Wired Optical Mouse  ($39.18 @ DirectCanada) 
Total: $1417.42
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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That RAM lists as over $300 in your post and has no pricing in Canada; also it's $150 for Americans.


 

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1 minute ago, BiscuitMassacre said:

Why are you including a $150 worth of peripherals when you only have a 22" monitor even when the OG post had a 27" and you didn't even add an SSD and only 1Tb? Why? Your's isn't much better than Cosco's.

I fucked up a bit. Check my edited build. IT comes at 1200 CAD. 

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Just now, Jed M said:

That RAM lists as over $300 in your post and has no pricing in Canada; also it's $150 for Americans.

Check my edit I jacked up the RAM

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8 minutes ago, deXxterlab97 said:

Agreed

Yeah I thought it was 1200 CAD. 

 

Here is one with MX blue keyboard, IPS panel monitor and bit better GPU

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor  ($404.75 @ Vuugo) 
Motherboard: ASRock H110M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard  ($64.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Memory: Mushkin Blackline 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory  ($99.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Storage: Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($59.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 2GB ACX 2.0 Video Card  ($144.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Case: Rosewill FBM-05 MicroATX Mini Tower Case  ($29.99 @ Newegg Canada) 
Power Supply: Corsair CXM 450W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply  ($59.99 @ Memory Express) 
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit  ($118.98 @ DirectCanada) 
Monitor: AOC i2267Fw 22.0" 1920x1080 60Hz Monitor  ($134.99 @ Amazon Canada) 
Keyboard: Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire TK Wired Gaming Keyboard  ($114.50 @ Vuugo) 
Mouse: Corsair KATAR Wired Optical Mouse  ($39.18 @ DirectCanada) 
Total: $1272.34
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-01-17 14:55 EST-0500

 

gpu is still garbage lol a 470 would be a better fit.


CPU: Intel i7 7700K | GPU: ROG Strix GTX 1080Ti | PSU: Seasonic X-1250 (faulty) | Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB 3200Mhz 16GB | OS Drive: Western Digital Black NVMe 250GB | Game Drive(s): Samsung 970 Evo 500GB, Hitachi 7K3000 3TB 3.5" | Motherboard: Gigabyte Z270x Gaming 7 | Case: Fractal Design Define S (No Window and modded front Panel) | Monitor(s): Dell S2716DG G-Sync 144Hz, Acer R240HY 60Hz | Keyboard: G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780R MX | Mouse: Steelseries Sensei 310 (Striked out parts are sold, awaiting zen2 parts)

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1 minute ago, XenosTech said:

gpu is still garbage lol a 470 would be a better fit.

He does light gaming. Why would he need that?

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Funny. My PC froze when i pulled up that page. No joke.


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3 minutes ago, deXxterlab97 said:

He does light gaming. Why would he need that?

I do light gaming and I have a 470... My most gpu instenive games are bf1 and r6 siege

Edit: To make it even worse my friend only plays CS:GO and has a 480


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1 minute ago, XenosTech said:

I do light gaming and I have a 470... My most gpu instenive games are bf1 and r6 siege 

BF1 and R6S is not light. 

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1 minute ago, XenosTech said:

I do light gaming and I have a 470... My most gpu instenive games are bf1 and r6 siege 

nba 2k is really light tho, its gonna run at native 4k on the ps4 pro

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1 minute ago, deXxterlab97 said:

BF1 and R6S is not light. 

notice I said my most intensive games are those never said I play those 24/7... most of my play time is spent on dragon nest and silkroad


CPU: Intel i7 7700K | GPU: ROG Strix GTX 1080Ti | PSU: Seasonic X-1250 (faulty) | Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB 3200Mhz 16GB | OS Drive: Western Digital Black NVMe 250GB | Game Drive(s): Samsung 970 Evo 500GB, Hitachi 7K3000 3TB 3.5" | Motherboard: Gigabyte Z270x Gaming 7 | Case: Fractal Design Define S (No Window and modded front Panel) | Monitor(s): Dell S2716DG G-Sync 144Hz, Acer R240HY 60Hz | Keyboard: G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780R MX | Mouse: Steelseries Sensei 310 (Striked out parts are sold, awaiting zen2 parts)

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3 minutes ago, EmHo said:

nba 2k is really light tho, its gonna run at native 4k on the ps4 pro

still would help with the rendering a bit with videos


CPU: Intel i7 7700K | GPU: ROG Strix GTX 1080Ti | PSU: Seasonic X-1250 (faulty) | Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB 3200Mhz 16GB | OS Drive: Western Digital Black NVMe 250GB | Game Drive(s): Samsung 970 Evo 500GB, Hitachi 7K3000 3TB 3.5" | Motherboard: Gigabyte Z270x Gaming 7 | Case: Fractal Design Define S (No Window and modded front Panel) | Monitor(s): Dell S2716DG G-Sync 144Hz, Acer R240HY 60Hz | Keyboard: G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780R MX | Mouse: Steelseries Sensei 310 (Striked out parts are sold, awaiting zen2 parts)

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26 minutes ago, EmHo said:

I'm looking to buy my first PC. I've been eyeing this one at Costco (I know its not a great store for computers but bare with me). Here is the link to it https://www.costco.ca/HP-Envy-750-439cb%2c-Bilingual-Desktop%2c-i7-6700.product.100317127.html . Is it a bad deal? I'd be mostly using it to do video editing and other homework and the most demanding game I would be playing would probably be NBA 2K. Also I don't already have a monitor so the included one is good.

You are looking at roughly ~1300 Canadian for the same specs as this one from Costco, built yourself. You could potentially get it slightly cheaper if you get a worse case, iffy power supply, etc. 

I would recommend taking that money, and building your own. Instead, including an SSD, as well as a better HDD (faster will help with Video Editing). You could also get a better GPU for the money as well, at least one that has better power usage. 


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