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by Nobilis
Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:04 pm
Forum: Video Cards & Monitors
Topic: Recommendations for a good 16:10 aspect gaming monitor?
Replies: 33
Views: 6382

Recommendations for a good 16:10 aspect gaming monitor?

After having purchased a brand-spanking new computer, I'm now looking to get a new monitor as well. Unfortunately, it seems most hardware review sites don't place a high priority on reviewing monitors (and even less emphasis on noise levels). So I turn once again to the collective wisdom of the SPCR...
by Nobilis
Wed Jun 01, 2011 12:25 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Thoughts on this build?
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Re: Thoughts on this build?

Again, great advice. After giving everything a bit of thought, I've decided to revise my build as follows: CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k CPU cooling: Thermalright MUX-120 Motherboard: ASRock P67 Extreme4 B3 RAM: Corsair XMS3 4GB DDR3-1600 Graphics card: eVGA GeForce GTX 560Ti Computer case: Antec Solo si...
by Nobilis
Wed May 25, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Thoughts on this build?
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Re: Thoughts on this build?

Thanks for the welcome and the feedback! - The RAM selected has fairly tall heatspreader. You might want to confirm you have clearance with your mobo and cooler - or select RAM w/o the crazy heat spreaders. Yeah, I wasn't sure about that too. The good news is that there's a Corsair XM3 model selling...
by Nobilis
Tue May 24, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Thoughts on this build?
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Thoughts on this build?

So glad I found this website. There's a lot of good stuff here. Anyway, first time building a computer (well technically, I'm picking the parts through NCIX and getting them to assemble it for me; I don't trust myself with sensitive electronic parts :lol: ). It's going to primarily be a gaming rig, ...