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If you want really vivid colors and you don't mind having a slightly smaller screen, I'd go for an IPS monitor. They're a bit more expensive, but they look so much better. They also have great viewing angles, so when you're laying on your bed the colors aren't all distorted.
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How about this bad boy: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001440

The thing I hate about buying monitors, I hear so many horror stories of dead pixels and whatnot. I rather buy them from Best Buy or whatever so I can easily swap it out on the spot. Is there any tips for buying monitors online? Because I know Best Buy doesn't have the Viewsonic mentioned before that looks good, or the Samsung I'm posting now.
    
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Originally Posted by xSeany;13107104 
How about this bad boy: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001440

The thing I hate about buying monitors, I hear so many horror stories of dead pixels and whatnot. I rather buy them from Best Buy or whatever so I can easily swap it out on the spot. Is there any tips for buying monitors online? Because I know Best Buy doesn't have the Viewsonic mentioned before that looks good, or the Samsung I'm posting now.

There's no way to absolutely guarantee that you won't get any dead pixels, but Dell has a 0 dead pixel policy on their monitors, and I haven't ever had a bad monitor from them. As long as you buy a good brand that has a good pixel policy, you should be good.

Edit: My grammar is gooderer
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Okay, I have pretty much everything up to date(I believe). The two things I'm still thinking about, would be the GPU and PSU.
    
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Hay was just checking up on you did you build your computer yet? If you didn't then wait for bulldozer/SB-E. And if you don't you will be wishing you had. I am frown.gif
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Hay was just checking up on you did you build your computer yet? If you didn't then wait for bulldozer/SB-E. And if you don't you will be wishing you had. I am frown.gif

SB-E ?!?!?! Thanks you for following up. I have NOT built this rig yet. Nothing has been purchased. I have about $1,500 saved though, for this alone.
    
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Get a seasonic X850 80+ gold certified and modular just like you wanted it is one I'd the best psu out there!! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151102&Tpk=Seasonic.%20X850
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Looks pretty cool, saves me a bit of money, and seems promising. Added to sig. Thanks.
    
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Yeah SB-E will be new LGA 1155 chips release in 4th quarter this year with a new chipset "X79" Will compete with bulldozer. Bulldozer is being released in June at computex two 8 core's,one 6 core, one 4 core. While others will be released in October or November. So I would wait until SB-E comes out and see if bulldozer is better or now. Also the HD 7XXX are due out around Q3 this year.
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That's way too long from now. June is fine, but Q4... no lol. I can save up in like 2 months for a new rig then, if I have to, and sell the one I'm about to build.
    
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