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post #11 of 23
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Lets just say my budget sheet got thrown in the garbage after I bought my third part. I talk about it in my first post, check that out if you want. You'll get a good laugh out of it.

Ordered parts thus far:
CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Memory: Corsair XMS3 32GB (4x8GB) DDR3 1333MHz
Storage: Crucial m4 256GB SATA Solid State Drive
Video Card: looking
Case: looking
Power Supply: Corsair 600W PC Power Supply (CMPSU-600CXV2)
Total: not the original $750...

So I still want the best video card under $150 s/h + tax included. If there's one for like $160 with $30 mail in rebate and free shipping I'll also be open to that.<$150

Do I need any other parts aside from the two missing from the list?
post #12 of 23
At $150 I'd be looking at a GTX 650 Ti... it's a fair bit faster than the generally cheaper HD 7770. NVIDIA Surround (multi-monitor) supposedly isn't as good as AMD's Eyefinity however, so that's something you'll have to consider.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130839
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post #13 of 23
You should get something used, pretty sure 5870's are in that price range now.
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post #15 of 23
do you want to use the graphics card for gaming or is it only as a productivity device for multi monitor setup ? if it is for gaming reconsider your build. has the 3770k CPU shipped ? if not cancel that and go for a 3570k . put the 100 bucks saved towards a HD 7870 Tahiti LE card like Sapphire HD 7870 XT. thats a better usage of available funds. thumb.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202024
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Why is it that everyone on this forum presume that everyone is a gamer?! Did he once say he needs a powerful gpu for 3D?
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Correctomundo - I agree with you.


I trade bonds, commodities, ETFs, forex, gold, options, REITs, and stocks in various OTC markets.
So for my work purpose I need 3 monitors with extended desktop, and a FAST processor for handling multiple applications such a trading platform, charting platform, live stock data feed, etc.

I just ordered 3 brand new Samsung LS22B150N 21.5" LED monitors
Further specs: http://goo.gl/m1Brk all of which have VGA connectivity.

Resolution requirements for the card: 1920 x 1080
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Anyone got anything promising?
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post #20 of 23
Get a 7770 or 7750 enough said. You don't need more then ether card can give you for those tasks. Plus the 7750 is vary power efficient card.
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