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Old 10-17-2007, 08:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can i use a flat screen TV as my pc monitor for gaming? I wanna get like a 40" flat screen and play games like crysis on it. What will make this work?

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It would work but I bet the game will lag.
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Even with a top of the line PC and graghics card?
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Describe TOTL.
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CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Conroe Q6600 2.4GHz FSB 1066, 8MB CPU
Over Clocking Overclocked to: Core 2 Quad 3.2GHz*
CPU Cooling Thermaltake V1 Ultimate Performance CPU Cooler w/ VR Fan Speed Ctr
Memory 2048MB DDR II 800Mhz nVidia SLI Certified Memory (OCZ) (Receive $40 Mail In Rebate)
Motherboard ASUS P5K Deluxe Motherboard w/ Wireless
RAID These 2 hard drives can be setup as RAID 0 or 1
Hard Drive 1 Western Digital 320GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache Serial ATA II
Hard Drive 2 Western Digital 320GB 7200RPM 16MB Cache Serial ATA II
Optical Drive LiteOn 20X LH-20A1S DVD+/-RW DL SATA Drive
Video nVidia GeForce 8800 GTS Super Clock 320 MB DirectX 10 Compatible
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Case Antec Nine Hundred Gaming Case w/ 4 Free chassis fans
Power Supply 600 Watt Thermaltake Pure Power Supply W0129RU

Somthing like this but the higher memory graphics card
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