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Old 09-07-2016, 10:34 AM   #61
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Ok thanks a lot. Just one question.
There are also graphics card close to $100 that can support 3 monitors. Why do we go for this one that costs $200?
cos im not sure if u need performance gpu or just multi display gpu

but den again 3 display is normally, 1 vga 1 hdmi 1 dvi, but u need a dp, so i try to get 1 that have dp. next which model have u seen comes close to $100 but have dp too?
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Old 09-07-2016, 01:35 PM   #62
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cos im not sure if u need performance gpu or just multi display gpu

but den again 3 display is normally, 1 vga 1 hdmi 1 dvi, but u need a dp, so i try to get 1 that have dp. next which model have u seen comes close to $100 but have dp too?
multi display gpu. I must have been mistaken then. Sorry abt that.
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Old 09-07-2016, 03:24 PM   #63
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multi display gpu. I must have been mistaken then. Sorry abt that.
well there are a few gpu having that multi display but close to that S100 , u probably have to look for 2nd hand or other place to source. cos i have nv seen them any more in local market/.
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Old 09-07-2016, 05:42 PM   #64
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well there are a few gpu having that multi display but close to that S100 , u probably have to look for 2nd hand or other place to source. cos i have nv seen them any more in local market/.
What abt Asus Z170A mobo?
It can support up to 3 outputs. vga, dvi, hdmi, display port
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Old 09-07-2016, 05:53 PM   #65
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What abt Asus Z170A mobo?
It can support up to 3 outputs. vga, dvi, hdmi, display port
yup it onboard can support that many display.
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Old 09-07-2016, 05:55 PM   #66
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yup it onboard can support that many display.
Nowadays, how much is it for windows oem?
Saw someone put $30 for a windows oem version?
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Old 09-07-2016, 06:02 PM   #67
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Nowadays, how much is it for windows oem?
Saw someone put $30 for a windows oem version?
well u can get from any online store, like reddit, qoo10 or any other web that many have say to be genuine key that work with Microsoft. and as for $30 is that u buy their win8 key to upgrade to wind 10.
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Old 09-07-2016, 06:51 PM   #68
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Want to play upcoming games like BF1 and Witcher 3 at high/ultra settings, no AA, low shadows at 1080p/60 fps, would like to upgrade my current build (right of this post) with a small budget of $700. Not going to OC.

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor

Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard

Video Card: Non-ref Radeon RX 480 8GB Video Card

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Processor
AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor
Mainboard
MSI FM2-A75IA-E53 Mini ITX FM2 Motherboard
Graphics Card
MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card
Memory
Kingston DDR3 1 x 2GB, 1 x 8GB
Display
HP 2309M
Storage
Samsung 1 TB SATA II
Optical Storage
Samsung DVD RW
Casing
Coolermaster 690 II
PSU
Seasonic 620 W
Audio
Onboard Audio
OS
Windows 10 Pro x64

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Old 10-07-2016, 07:32 AM   #69
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Want to play upcoming games like BF1 and Witcher 3 at high/ultra settings, no AA, low shadows at 1080p/60 fps, would like to upgrade my current build (right of this post) with a small budget of $700. Not going to OC.

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor

Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard

Video Card: Non-ref Radeon RX 480 8GB Video Card
well for ur budget, i dun think u should get that cpu, can go for i5 4460 or 4590 and motherboard go for a b85 (unless u really need h97 features den retain)

next for aib will definitely be 400+ so overall for this upgrade u will need at least a 800 minimum.
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Old 10-07-2016, 10:47 PM   #70
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No Buyer's Guide Part IV for 2016?
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MSI FM2-A75IA-E53 Mini ITX FM2 Motherboard
Graphics Card
MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card
Memory
Kingston DDR3 1 x 2GB, 1 x 8GB
Display
HP 2309M
Storage
Samsung 1 TB SATA II
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Old 11-07-2016, 09:33 PM   #71
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Hi guys, I want to build a new desktop from scratch with a budget say around 1.2k which include 2 monitors. Usage wise probably for streaming video and surfing of net.

Appreciate any inputs!
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Old 11-07-2016, 10:02 PM   #72
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Hi guys, I want to build a new desktop from scratch with a budget say around 1.2k which include 2 monitors. Usage wise probably for streaming video and surfing of net.

Appreciate any inputs!
might be quite hard to fit in 2 monitor, and beside that which monitor are u gonna get?

anyway i cant give u any reco given that im not sure if are ok using onboard gpu or not.
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Old 11-07-2016, 10:11 PM   #73
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I am actually looking at the Samsung Monitor S22D300H 21.5 - $179 x 2.
Not really keen on getting an on board gpu. Will prefer a low-mid tier GPU.

Maybe if I increase my budget to about $1.5k?
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Old 11-07-2016, 10:13 PM   #74
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I am actually looking at the Samsung Monitor S22D300H 21.5 - $179 x 2.
Not really keen on getting an on board gpu. Will prefer a low-mid tier GPU.

Maybe if I increase my budget to about $1.5k?
but will u be gaming? if not gaming we can cut some parts to a lower tier to fit. but ofc not with monitor that much, but i try.
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Old 11-07-2016, 10:15 PM   #75
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Just very basic gaming, for example supporting games like dota 2 in medium resolution will be great! thanks for the help chaos
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