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Hey guys I was wondering if its a good idea or if any of you do this... but to just use my exisitng computer as also an htpc. I would still have it hooked up to a monitor and also a tv. What is the best way to do this? Just connect a cable to the monitor and another from the gpu to the tv?
Also I was wondering how I can tell it to open certain programs like xbmc, hulu desktop etc on the tv screen automatically?
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.0 Ghz Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R xfx radeon 7950 patriot viper 3 8gb 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
curcial mx100 512gb windows 8.1 64bit LG 34um95 Cooler Master GX750 
Case
nzxt switch 810 
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i7 950 @ 4.0 Ghz Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R xfx radeon 7950 patriot viper 3 8gb 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
curcial mx100 512gb windows 8.1 64bit LG 34um95 Cooler Master GX750 
Case
nzxt switch 810 
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I would run a dvi cable from the gpu to the monitor and a HDMI cable from the gpu to the tv since your card has only one hdmi port I'm guessing.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4790k ASROCK H97M-ITX/AC MSI GTX 1080 Armor 8G OC PNY XLR8 16GB (2x8gb) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD Corsair H55 Windows 10 Home 64 bit LG 27" 4K 27UD68-W 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2014 Corsair AX760 BitFenix Prodigy Cobalt Blue Razer Mamba Tournament Edition 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 4790k ASROCK H97M-ITX/AC MSI GTX 1080 Armor 8G OC PNY XLR8 16GB (2x8gb) DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD Corsair H55 Windows 10 Home 64 bit LG 27" 4K 27UD68-W 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2014 Corsair AX760 BitFenix Prodigy Cobalt Blue Razer Mamba Tournament Edition 
Mouse PadAudio
Corsair MM200 Logitech Z623 
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