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Guess what I bought last weekend?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by suraswami, Oct 13, 2008.

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Guess what I got last weekend?

  1. 26" LCD TV

    9.3%
  2. ATI 4870 Video Card

    40.7%
  3. 22" LCD Monitor

    7.4%
  4. Mini Bar to be drunk

    42.6%
  1. suraswami

    suraswami

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    got something cool.

    lets see who guesses right.
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    Mini bar.
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    ummm the answer is in ur specs lol :slap: :p
    what do i win for "guessing" right ? :p

    congrats also :toast:
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    he he keep it coming
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    That's what I was thinking..
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    Guru guessed it right.
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    YAY I WIN! :laugh:
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    After finish building my wife's PC I set it up and started to play BF2 on all high on my 19" LCD and watched HD and movie. I was telling damn we should get a bigger monitor or buy me a 26" TV. We went to return few things that I don't need to MC and was checking out the TVs and monitors. We were stuck on the Sony 26", too tempting and then the Phillips 32" for $450 (after coupon that I have). But it was expensive, then we went to the monitor aisle and I was showing this HP and describing her the features etc. She was saying lets buy this and then there was one OpenBox sitting in the corner. The price was $220 he he. Newegg sells it for $330 shipped. We picked it up and set it up. It is working perfectly.

    Lastnight I watched the Baseball game and the Lakers basket ball game in HD thru HDMI fed from my 4850. Watched Perl Harbour movie and totally amazed by the picture quality. I need a BD drive now. And even more BF2 looks amazing and the 4850 was sailing along with the highest resolution possible.

    Damn I must have bought the 24" he he.
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    Your system specifications gives the answer away :laugh:

    4870!
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    Thats a really nice monitor man...I need a new one too, I have a generic old one from 2002.
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    Remember questions can be tricky :D
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    congrats
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    I am correct though aren't I? :cool:
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    yeah I wish I had the 4870 but not now.
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    Me has an 4870 x2 :rockout:
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    bastard.:mad:
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    Suraswami, I really love that monitor. I have the same one my man! :toast: It's great for my art, and the fact the monitor swivels is a selling point! Woot Woot... Just wish the 24" didn't cost so dang much! :banghead:
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    Any graphics card that involves screwing two together to make it better rather than actually making the design better i avoid, plus they are HUGE!
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    Forgot to say Suraswami, I had a little issue with installing the drivers for the monitor... When i had my 9800 Gx2, It installed both the drivers for the 22" and the drivers for the 19"... Thinking that it was suppose to do so.. So, best bet is to get drivers from HP themselves... I believe Vista was able to install for me without the website use...
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    Nice monitor. A family friend bought a new HP computer about a month ago and needed help setting it up. I'm pretty sure it was the same one, I must say it was pretty sweet. Had HDMI and everything.

    Looks like you got a great deal too!
    I paid $200 for my 19" about a year and half ago.
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    Actually HP's display program sucks ass. After I installed it everything slowed down on my PC. Just a Right-click on the desktop takes 10 to 15 secs to show up. Windows + E (Windows explorer) will load explorer in about 1.5 minutes. Word and Excel files after double clicking will load after 2.5 to 3 minutes. It's a fresh install of Windows, nothing can go wrong right? I stopped the Anti-Virus same. Then booted into Safe mode all was freaking fast. Then I figured this sucker is messing something up. So uninstalled and all is good and freaking fast again.
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    No minibar? Damn. I just got my Canon HG20 from newegg. Pretty sweet.
    10 Million points folded for TPU
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    Yeah, the software did that to me till a few days later it just gave me a black screen... So, since I have duel monitors, I used the other one, and found out that by allowing them to install it themselves it put in drivers for all w**07h series monitors... Lol.. I have the drivers installed, but windows did it themselves... lol
    I have the tilt software in it, but that's it. I don't know why since Nvidia does it for me... lmao

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