Getting a new computer, is this any good? Also recommend me a good monitor.

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im gonna get this computer, I have a pretty good knowledge about computers, just not fully 100% understand. It's a massive upgrade from my current AGP computer piece of ****.

This to me looks like an awesome deal.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3443619&CatId=114

And this is the monitor.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3749696&CatId=170

Can anyone recommend me a better monitor for around the same price? I'm looking for something with speakers inside the monitor.

Or can anyone recommend me a computer better for my buck?

Also, I'm looking for a gaming pc. Anyone got a better deal on a better machine?
 
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Yeah. That one is pretty good. It should work for just about anything you want to do. It would probably be a lot cheaper if you bought all of the parts seperate. You might try Newegg too. They might have some better deals.
 
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yeah it works pretty great, unless you want to game of course
then you're ****ed.

8500 is BELOW lowrange, it won't even run half life 2 properly.
you can get alot of better stuff for the same price.

if you want a gaming system, stay clear of this!
also don't let the DX10 fool you, this card ain't good enough to run anything in DX10.

I know this might sound a bit unbelievable, but just check google for performance.
the 8500 just does not cut it.

also a massive lol at one of the comments
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About to get this product. A friend has one and its amazing. Only thing i suggest is to replace the 420W power supply. Im putting in a 550W. 420 is just a bit to risky since the GPU already takes up about 400. Another then that its a really good system for the price.
it takes about 65w at best..
 
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Prozac is correct, that's an absolutely aweful GPU.
 
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Looks pretty good considering that looks like what my dad is using right now.
 
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If your going to use that Video card you'll probably have to change the power supply that comes with the system, it's 420W, you'll probably need at least a 500W to be safe.

Also that case doesn't seem to come with a rear exhaust fan, I would definitely add one.

One thing I dont like about that site is they dont say the brand of some of the components, so it hard to say if the listed price is good or not.
 
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I'd try to get the power supply up to at least 500W, try to get 600W if you can. I know it may seem like a waste of money but trust me, it's not. Don't cheap out on the power supply because it's what's going to keep your pc's heart beating.
 
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Spend the extra 30 bucks and get this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814129112

ATI cards are back in the game. Go look up benchmarks on the 4000 series if you're interested.

Great price on that PC, that is what I would go for as well. And as for the monitor, if you're just using it for your PC, I would recommend this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009094

Although I think someone recommended it already. It is cheaper than the KDS monitor because of the free 3 day business shipping.
 
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Spend the extra 30 bucks and get this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814129112

ATI cards are back in the game. Go look up benchmarks on the 4000 series if you're interested.

Great price on that PC, that is what I would go for as well. And as for the monitor, if you're just using it for your PC, I would recommend this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009094

Although I think someone recommended it already. It is cheaper than the KDS monitor because of the free 3 day business shipping.
I'm gaming / using it for 3d modeling. I want the best contrast and color I can get.

As well as awesome resolution.

What do you mean about the heatsink? Is it not compatible?

<---somewhat newbie to tech stuff but I know enough to get me by.


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Let me run down exactly what I'm getting.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227065

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824155053

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814129112

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186134

I'm getting that monitor, it seems better + has built in speakers, something I want.

Can anyone post me a good, direct PSU to get?

Otherwise this computer is going to rape.

haha.
 
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What do you mean about the heatsink? Is it not compatible?

<---somewhat newbie to tech stuff but I know enough to get me by
sorry my brain lapsed, I was thinking of the first system that was posted for some reason. HSF is okay.

good chioce for video card btw, I would have recommended it but I thought you for Nvidia more :yes: just make sure it will fit in the case.


oh and make sure you get that extra 120mm rear case fan.
 
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I'd personally go for a higher clocked duo core, but that's fine too.
and sorry for suggesting 8800GT, I'm still a tad bit stuck in it's glory days.
 
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I'd personally go for a higher clocked duo core, but that's fine too.
and sorry for suggesting 8800GT, I'm still a tad bit stuck in it's glory days.
Good thing. I ordered it, it should be arriving in three days.

Thanks Prozac, Lith, Epedemic_Optiks, and SSJ4_Gogeta

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