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Old 04-13-2013, 08:33 PM   #111 (permalink)
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Okay bought the computer and I guess I am just gonna buy a monitor new cause every one on craigslist were failures for those. Budget 150. If its a little more and worth it than it can be higher. Preferably want it through amazon and I am a prime member so free two day shipping with anyone that has prime available. Can you guys please help...


Only requirements is I need dvi, at least 20" inch, and built in speakers aren't needed unless its cost effective so don't worry about those.

If you can help, thank you so much.
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:42 PM   #112 (permalink)
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Amazon.com: Asus VS238H-P 23-Inch Full-HD LED-Lit LCD Monitor: Computers & Accessories
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Question, I have a dvi cable but I do see many different ones with different pin styles. Is there a certain one better than another?
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DVI-D would be a full set of pins inside, but any will work.
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I can get this for 63. I know it's not high end but for that price is it way better than mine? Mine is the xfx 4770 radeon hd


Amazon.com: EVGA GeForce GT 520 1024 MB DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 2DVI/Mini-HDMI Graphics Card, 01G-P3-1526-KR: Electronics


Of course to me it seems like a great deal! but idk >_> is that worth it to upgrade for 63.

I like it a lot for physX, and Direct x 11. I seen physx comparison videos and I want that so bad!
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PhysX blows man. Not many games actually utilize it, and the ones that do will kill that card. Just stick with your 4770 until you can afford to drop 150-200 bucks on a good card. Don't do like some idiots and waste money on low end parts hoping to get some "performance" out of them. For gaming it's ok to skimp on CPU a tad, but don't waste money on low end GPU solutions.
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Alright, I'll abstain. Last question. Could you tell me the brand of a good wireless card for my computer? I am gonna order one now.
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This is the exact one I'm using and it's good. Just make sure you install the drivers and set it to "media enhanced" mode.
ASUS PCE-N15 Wireless Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n PCI Express 300/300Mbps Transfer/Receive Rate 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS support - Newegg.com

Although expensive, this will be my next wireless adapter when I upgrade my router to a finalized AC solution.
ASUS PCE-AC66 PCI Express Next Generation AC Dual-Band Wireless Adapter - Newegg.com

Just make sure it has 2 or 3 antennas on the back for the best signal.
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Noob question but that'll go in to this correct?

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