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First of all, ditch that damn controller, there is no better FPS input device on the planet than a keyboard and mouse.
Second of all, welcome to adulthood.
All of this.

Times 1000.
post #32 of 49
dont give up pc gaming just because of, why is everyone so obsessed with cod? badco 2 is sooo much better on pc than xbox. play CSS thats somewhere to start. you have an nvidia card, get the free games on steam, HL is quite fun.
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Well Tbh, your i5 750 is more than enough for any game. You'll be fine with a small graphics card upgrade from around $100-150 USD.
That seems to be the general consensus. Sounds good. After looking at what will be available in the next few years as far as computing power, it wouldn't be to price efficent to upgrade my CPU this year in Q3 anyway. More like Q2-4 2012. I will probably go with a new GPU within the next few months and get 3 new monitors.
    
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You don't need 3 monitors just to game. In fact, a lot of us don't like to game on multiple monitors, since the HUDs get stretched and messed up.
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If you're thinking of getting 3 monitors you'll need to get a good AMD GPU for eyefinity.
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post #36 of 49
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You don't need 3 monitors just to game. In fact, a lot of us don't like to game on multiple monitors, since the HUDs get stretched and messed up.
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If you're thinking of getting 3 monitors you'll need to get a good AMD GPU for eyefinity.
No actually its for HD Video Editing (NLE). So I will be using 2 most of the time as computer, and 1 for games (console, and PC). I will probably be getting something like a 20-26" range, 1080p HD LED LCD, so anyone think something like that for less than $150 each, would be awesome.

I am looking for a GPU with Cuda (so nVidia), and under $200 for Video Editing and maybe a game like Black Ops or the sequel to that.

Let me know if anyone thinks of any really good GPUs and Monitors for that usage. I'll probably be buying around April or May.
    
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No actually its for HD Video Editing (NLE). So I will be using 2 most of the time as computer, and 1 for games (console, and PC). I will probably be getting something like a 20-26" range, 1080p HD LED LCD, so anyone think something like that for less than $150 each, would be awesome.

I am looking for a GPU with Cuda (so nVidia), and under $200 for Video Editing and maybe a game like Black Ops or the sequel to that.

Let me know if anyone thinks of any really good GPUs and Monitors for that usage. I'll probably be buying around April or May.
With Nvidia cards, to my knowledge, you need 2 GPU's for 3 or more monitors. So you would need something like SLI'd 460's or something similar. Even 250's should be good.

I had a feeling you weren't getting 3 monitors just for gaming, but I just wanted to rule it out. Multiple monitors for anything productive is just fantastic though. I had 2 for a while, but felt I wasn't using the other enough, so I stopped using it.
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With Nvidia cards, to my knowledge, you need 2 GPU's for 3 or more monitors. So you would need something like SLI'd 460's or something similar. Even 250's should be good.

I had a feeling you weren't getting 3 monitors just for gaming, but I just wanted to rule it out. Multiple monitors for anything productive is just fantastic though. I had 2 for a while, but felt I wasn't using the other enough, so I stopped using it.
Well see what else others say. Like I do a lot of editing, and 2 monitors would help a lot, but honestly I don't think I will use all three on the computer at once, it seems like I wouldn't need them unless I was doing some serious editing, which I might do down the line sometime. Well see if anyone else knows whats the rule of thumb on this sort of thing, and if my Mobo can handle it, and if any bottlenecking would take place.
    
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No actually its for HD Video Editing (NLE). So I will be using 2 most of the time as computer, and 1 for games (console, and PC). I will probably be getting something like a 20-26" range, 1080p HD LED LCD, so anyone think something like that for less than $150 each, would be awesome.

I am looking for a GPU with Cuda (so nVidia), and under $200 for Video Editing and maybe a game like Black Ops or the sequel to that.

Let me know if anyone thinks of any really good GPUs and Monitors for that usage. I'll probably be buying around April or May.
To run 3+ monitors, you would need 2+ nVidia cards. Only AMD cards can due 3+ monitors on one card.
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Well I think I will just get use to using a Keyboard

I might search around google to find the answer, but I figured you guys might have better insight.

It will be like being a baptist and converting to Catholicism. Way ******* better.
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