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I'd probabley only go with 4gb of ram if I were you. If you're just gaming then you won't see any benefit from 8gb
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Furthermore (maybe this should be in the monitors section but because it involves GTX 580), what kind of a monitor is recommended on this system if the resolution is 1920 x 1200 for games;
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I can tell you in Pak rupees, Rs. 30,000 max. That's roughly about $350 according to todays exchange rates.
In general, 1920x1200 monitors are hard to find (which makes them expensive). It may be better to get a 1920x1080 monitor.
If you do go the route of 1920x1080, a 27'' monitor is probably the largest you can afford. If you are fine with a TN panel, Asus/Samsung/LG are great manufacturers. If not, a Dell UltraSharp U2311H would be fantastic.
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Should the max refresh rate of the monitor be 60Hz or 120 Hz?
Unless you plan on utilizing Nvidia's 3D Vision, you have no need for a 120Hz refresh rate. A monitor with a 60Hz refresh rate will suit you just fine.
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If it is LED then what kind of Backlighting should be used; RGB LED or WLED?
LED back-lighting is a gimmick.
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By the way what casing would be recommended if the PSU is Corsair TX905w. I live in a hot city (Lahore, Pakistan) so I'd like a casing with lot's of airflow.
Cases such as the HAF X/932/922 or the Antec 900/902/1200 will provide the best airflow.
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id stick with a 28" monitor! I think this is the most ideal size.
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id stick with a 28" monitor! I think this is the most ideal size.
I cringe when I think of the pixel density.
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LED back-lighting is a gimmick.
Don't know about that. If you see them side by side in person you can really tell the difference.
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Don't know about that. If you see them side by side in person you can really tell the difference.
Read this. Price-to-performance wise, I'd say CCFL is a better bet.
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Thanks everyone, your posts have been helpful.
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