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What should I ask for?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by AKlass, Dec 2, 2008.

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4850 or Monitor?

  1. HD 4850

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  2. 22" Monitor

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    50.0%
  1. AKlass New Member

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    I currently have a crappy HP 17" CRT on an 8600GTS. Should I ask for a 22" LCD? or an HD4850?
     
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    I say both. Newegg has eggcelent deals on both.
     
  3. AKlass New Member

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    My uncle lives in Houston so he's most likely to shop at: Directron, Microcenter, or Frys
     
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    Depends. Do you play lots of GPU intensive games? If so, vidcard first.

    If you're more of a movie watcher/internet browser; i'd go monitor.
     
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    I was leaning towards the 4850 because I play games like COD:WAW, COD4, Crysis Warhead, NFS Undercover, Assassin's creed. But I don't think It'll look too good at 1280x960 on a 17" screen
     
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    Let them buy the monitor is more expensive and you buy the videocard it's cheaper.;)
     
  7. AKlass New Member

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    Aren't they the same price? The 4850 is like $150 and so is the cheapest 22" LCD
     
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    I'd ask for the monitor. You can pick up the 4850 later, probably cheaper than a decent 22" monitor.
    One thing, though. I would pick out a particular model of 22" monitor, otherwise you may get one you are unhappy with. It is someone else buying it, so its someone else's opinion, preference(and budget).
     
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    hmm.... I vote for video card. Then ask for the monitor for your bday :p
     
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    Ehh I put up a poll
     

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