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Still the decision is up to you whether or not you want to spend the money for the processor. And yes a case will throw your budget out of the window because cases just have to be quite expensive.

About that monitor, do you need a monitor with good color gamut or just a decent monitor for everything.
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@ MrHankyBoy- Yeah I am essentially at that point as well. I think I will have to keep my current case to balance the budget, and I can deal with that. There is a double 120mm sized hole on the rear that can mount the heatsink setup as well, so not impossible. I own a 212 heatsink but unsure if it will cut the mustard with a hexcore this time around.

I have a syncmaster 22" and it is pretty good despite it being non LED. No I don't expect to do amazing color calibrations on it but it hasn't died yet.

I would probably just get a second 22" to add to the setup. I tend to look for decent color, working with profiles, dislike the response times being more than 8ms because of ghosting text and the like but if the colors are good thats secondary. I'm not trying to build a boss rig with 27" dual monitors just something thats fast and fits. I have owned viewsonic and samsungs for a while but I havent been on the scene long enough to see what is good now. Have seen LG, asus and acer in action ( descending by preference) as well.
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Personally I like dell monitors, they tend to be reliable, and the color replication is quite good when comparing to other monitors.

I would suggest something like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824260104 because it is an IPS panel that is reasonably priced.
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post #64 of 145
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Yeah I have worked on a few ultrasharp myself. that monitor honestly looks pretty damn good ( not referring to the photoshopped newegg pics but the spec). I havent seen monitors in a long time and I probably would have just ended up with a samsung led lcd or something biggrin.gif

Im gonna see if they have a 22" variant in thereon newegg. A 22" was always a good size real estate wise for working in 3d dual monitor ( at least one im comfortable with in terms of price)

Ill still take this one into my list as the price is really good to pass up.
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unfortunately the only 22" screens i see from dell on newegg aren't 1920x1080. I'll have to check the dell website to see if they have anything that newegg doesn't.
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post #66 of 145
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Yeah I have been looking for a monitor like my last one ( 16:10) since it does help for work related computing.

On another note I have been stuck on the RIVe and the sabertooth x79. both boards seem really good I think the only daunting thing is not being able to run higher clocked memories on the sabertooth x79 board for later use. However despite this I see a lot of OC.net users go for this board as its a good overclocker and stable.
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post #67 of 145
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Originally Posted by MrHankyBoy View Post

unfortunately the only 22" screens i see from dell on newegg aren't 1920x1080. I'll have to check the dell website to see if they have anything that newegg doesn't.

What do you do Hanky?
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post #68 of 145
Your old monitor was 1680x1050?
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What do you do Hanky?

What do i do like my profession? If so I am a student actually.
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post #69 of 145
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I feel, so old now biggrin.gif
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post #70 of 145
You can't be that old, also I am a college student not a high school student if you didn't already get that lol.
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