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So soon I shall have around £110 and I want to upgrade something on my computer, what should I get? this is a gaming rig just so you know, I will probably be playing GW,GW2, CoD4,6,7,WCIII, and any other games that take my fancy.

1. Monitor.

I currently have a little Dell monitor(unsure of size but it's small). The resolution is also low at 1024x768. I find it's a waste of my 6870 to be using this monitor and with £110 I can get like a 22/24 inch with 1920x1080(I think its 1080) monitor which would make the games look much better.

2. SSD
Make my computer run blazingly fast.

3.Case
I am currently running caseless(not from choice) since I cheapened out on the case selection and discovered it was a pile of crap. A nice quality case would be nice.


Which would you get first if you were in my position?
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post #2 of 24
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/118268 for the case, I love this one

or

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/191870 I think you should get the case first and then the monitor, the 6870 is wasting away at that resolution

and if you want the monitor first, I'd get this one, http://www.ebuyer.com/product/196524, cheap
Edited by trojan92 - 1/21/11 at 6:23am
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I would go for the new monitor
Acer G225HQBD
ASUS VH222T
Both great monitors from what I've seen and read
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post #4 of 24
Quote:
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So soon I shall have around £110
American conversion please. In dollars. For the sake of argument, I am going to say it's about 110x2 = $220, but that's a rough estimate.

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and I want to upgrade something on my computer, what should I get? this is a gaming rig just so you know, I will probably be playing GW,GW2, CoD4,6,7,WCIII, and any other games that take my fancy.
That would be "games that take my interest!" Fancy is something like a car or a yacht -- "Wow, that's one fancy car."

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1. Monitor.

I currently have a little Dell monitor(unsure of size but it's small). The resolution is also low at 1024x768. I find it's a waste of my 6870 to be using this monitor and with £110 I can get like a 22/24 inch with 1920x1080(I think its 1080) monitor which would make the games look much better.
I would get a monitor. You can get a decent 24" 1080p monitor for less money (pounds sterling?) than what you have.

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2. SSD
Make my computer run blazingly fast.
Who cares for a fast computer when you're staring at it through a 15 incher?

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3.Case
I am currently running caseless(not from choice) since I cheapened out on the case selection and discovered it was a pile of crap. A nice quality case would be nice.
Wow. Caseless? That certainly complicates matters. It's a toss up between a case and a monitor then. I would probably still go monitor.

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Which would you get first if you were in my position?
If I were a fine young bloke with a hundred pounds, I would certainly write a cheque for a new monitor. I would not buy a bloody SSD! I would buy a monitor and then come home and shag my GF.

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What do you guys think of this monitor? I know nothing about monitors or what I am looking for in a good computer lol.
Edited by Juganot - 1/21/11 at 7:18am
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i vote for a nice Samsung 1080p monitor. I love my samsung and im sure lots of people will vouch for samsung unless you'r spending £400 for a nice dell.
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a phantom you can pick up for £108

a nice monitor wouldnt go a miss with such a nice card though :/
post #9 of 24
I vote for a new monitor, although I have Dells myself, I would recommend Samsung for a single 24 inch setup =D
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American conversion please. In dollars. For the sake of argument, I am going to say it's about 110x2 = $220, but that's a rough estimate.



That would be "games that take my interest!" Fancy is something like a car or a yacht -- "Wow, that's one fancy car."



I would get a monitor. You can get a decent 24" 1080p monitor for less money (pounds sterling?) than what you have.



Who cares for a fast computer when you're staring at it through a 15 incher?



Wow. Caseless? That certainly complicates matters. It's a toss up between a case and a monitor then. I would probably still go monitor.



If I were a fine young bloke with a hundred pounds, I would certainly write a cheque for a new monitor. I would not buy a bloody SSD! I would buy a monitor and then come home and shag my GF.

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you do know when something takes your fancy, its actually dialect, as people would say, ooohh i fancy a new monitor, this is just another way of saying it.

"that monitor takes my fancy." = i fancy that monitor...

i spose fancy means something else in usa..

"i fancy that burger like my wife"
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