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So this build put me in a small debt to the great people at amex tongue.gif <= sarcasm
see my sig FXy


This is not a build log, I'll do one later.





Now I feel I'm not done yet, this PC now is nothing more than a HTPC with powerful cpu
I still need the following :
CPU cooler: I'm looking for H220 ($139)
overclocked it to 4.4 with stock cooler, Idles around 44c load around 68c

GPU: probably HD 7770 ($119) or 7850 (used)
don't get me wrong playing MOH allied assault is still great but i wanna try something newer tongue.gif

card reader: 5.25" bay (around $30)
I'm a photographer so I kinda need that not just i want it so i can have it

and a monitor tongue.gif
It's running now on my Vizio 42" TV and it's pain in the butt, if i want to read something, like OCN forums i have to get closer (zoomed to 120% atm), but watching movies and playing games is great.

I have 22" viewsonic on another PC and the size is good, but maybe if I go 24" it would be perfect?
what about you guys ? what size monitor would you recommend ? 24? 27? I never had anything larger than 24" or even worked on one before, sitting on a desk do you think that will be good for gaming and everyday use ? or that would be overkill ?

Thanks
Edited by El-Fuego - 6/12/13 at 6:11am
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For sitting on a desk, 22" or greater is good, more than 28" is really pushing it IMO. I have some basic 1080p LED Acer monitor which cost me £80, well worth it for the money but what's your price range?

I don't know much of monitors but try and go for an LED instead of LCD simply because of how thin they are. They are also very affordable in sizes such as 22 to 28 inches. Having more room on your desk is nice, and even if you don't need the room it looks tidier.
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Yeah I need to go somewhere and see these monitors myself before I order one
but problem is when you are somewhere specially in electronic shops you cant tell TV/monitor sizes, or at least that's how i feel.
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Yeah I need to go somewhere and see these monitors myself before I order one
but problem is when you are somewhere specially in electronic shops you cant tell TV/monitor sizes, or at least that's how i feel.

I ordered mine off of Comet, but I was replacing a 17" 4:3 1280 x 1024 monitor so it couldn't have possibly gone badly tongue.gif
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Yeah, plus it's not only the monitor for me, I need more parts that can set me back another $500.
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what department did you go to? Or did you mean debt? tongue.gif
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what department did you go to? Or did you mean debt? tongue.gif

I guess the OWNED department < see what i did here i took the first FAIL then I...... never mind still OWNED tongue.gif
Edited by El-Fuego - 6/13/13 at 2:57pm
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what department did you go to? Or did you mean debt? tongue.gif

Department "colon-p" biggrin.gif
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I guess the OWNED department < see what i did here i took the first FAIL then I...... never mind still OWNED tongue.gif


haha, well played sir.
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Wait did you buy a EVGA NEX PSU?
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