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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by Zzari View Post
There's nothing wrong with that monitor. Black and Red are LG's default colors. Once you get everything configured your monitor should look fine.
really? ive tried everything to get it right
the red stays there all the time even in windows
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post #12 of 20
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is this good?



im currently teamviewing my PC using my laptop - thats how lazy i am
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post #13 of 20
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Originally Posted by azza1989 View Post
really? ive tried everything to get it right
the red stays there all the time even in windows
There should be an option to turn it off or auto calibrate or something. I'm not familiar, but there was another person with this problem who said he changed some configuration and it went away.
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post #14 of 20
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what else could i add to this rig?

im after a decent gaming mouse/keyboard - any recommendations?
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post #15 of 20
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what else could i add to this rig?

im after a decent gaming mouse/keyboard - any recommendations?
Another 570?

I have the Razer Deathadder mouse and the Razer Blackwidow keyboard. I really like both of them, if you have big hands the deathadder is perfect. The blackwidow is very loud, but I still like mine
 
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post #16 of 20
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Another 570?

I have the Razer Deathadder mouse and the Razer Blackwidow keyboard. I really like both of them, if you have big hands the deathadder is perfect. The blackwidow is very loud, but I still like mine
the graphics are good enough, infact too good. A big step up from my CRT
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post #17 of 20
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6) CPU Cooler (This took my about 1 hour lol, so fiddly)
Same, something quirky always happens dropped screws drives me crazy.
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post #18 of 20
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Same, something quirky always happens dropped screws drives me crazy.
ye, im sure you can get magnetic screws/screwdriver

but was unsure whether they could cause harm to the mobo
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post #19 of 20
What's the monitor like? A 120hzer I see.

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Originally Posted by azza1989 View Post
what else could i add to this rig?

im after a decent gaming mouse/keyboard - any recommendations?
Keyboard: I'd recomend either a G15/G19 or simular, or a Razer Lycoca

Mouse is a bit more individual though, what grip do you use?


For a finger grip I'd recomend the G9x, Xai or the Lachesis.

Palmgrip: G5, G500, MX518 (if you like optical), Zowie EC1, Mionix Saiph 3200,
Mamba/Deathadder

Claw grip: Razer Mamba/Deathadder, Intellimouse Explorer 3.0 etc.

It all comes down to what grip you use and how large your hands are.

My personal favs are G9x, Xai, Saiph 3200 and the EC1 right now.


Go to a local store and try them out and see what suits you, I'd recomend going with something "mainstream" like the G5 or the Deathadder if you don't know what you need/want.

Good luck and just ask if you need any further and more precise help
Edited by pred1993 - 8/15/11 at 12:36pm
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post #20 of 20
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What's the monitor like? A 120hzer I see.



Keyboard: I'd recomend either a G15/G19 or simular, or a Razer Lycoca

Mouse is a bit more individual though, what grip do you use?


For a finger grip I'd recomend the G9x, Xai or the Lachesis.

Palmgrip: G5, G500, MX518 (if you like optical), Zowie EC1, Mionix Saiph 3200,
Mamba/Deathadder

Claw grip: Razer Mamba/Deathadder, Intellimouse Explorer 3.0 etc.

It all comes down to what grip you use and how large your hands are.

My personal favs are G9x, Xai, Saiph 3200 and the EC1 right now.


Go to a local store and try them out and see what suits you, I'd recomend going with something "mainstream" like the G5 or the Deathadder if you don't know what you need/want.

Good luck and just ask if you need any further and more precise help
ye the monitor is 120Hz, pretty good except for the fault
returning it tomorrow
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Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB + Corsair F 60GB SSD LG 10x Blu Ray Re-Writer Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit LG 23" True 120HZ 3D Widescreen Monitor 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB + Corsair F 60GB SSD LG 10x Blu Ray Re-Writer Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit LG 23" True 120HZ 3D Widescreen Monitor 
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