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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckR View Post
    The NEC I mentioned, would an ASUS EAH5770 drive it for Video work, non-professional? It would
    be nice if the cards, cpu, motherboards could be tied to their application types.
    It honestly won't matter what graphics card you use, the color quality of the monitor won't change depending on the graphics card. Now, as I believe I mentioned before, if you are willing for Nvidia to release their Fermi cards next month, they will work better with Adobe's CS5 due out next month. As reported here, CUDA enabled cards enhance Premiere Pro, GPU-enabled physics in Flash, and Photoshop gets a performance boost as well. The Fermi cards are also going to be DX 11 as well.

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    The Cpu cooler is still a question as I don't want the monsters coming out, yet cool is important.
    You can never go wrong with a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme. I'd suggest getting the fan holders here, and throwing in a few high CFM fans.
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    We have a new Asus EAH 5770 coming in for review shortly

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    I will probably go with a LG and Samsung for the DVD's.
    From what I have read sofar you should enjoy testing the P6X58D Premium.
    I am back in the market for a decent IPS monitor. Great text and Graphics a must, although I do not plan on doing professional work. I had to drop the NEC when it's cost was over $1,000.
    The information on the FERMI is interesting but doesn't NVIDIA have a bad reputation for drivers?

    http://www.testfreaks.com/monitors/?sort=score lists the Dell Ultrasharp 2209WA on top. I have my doubts, but don't know where to get honest information on LCD's.


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    Chuck, nVidia has great drivers, they update them all the time unlike ATI which only updates them once in a while. As far as LG & Samsung that's exactly what I do I run one of each in each system, always have.

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    CPU Is there any information on the Intel 930 that is to replace the 920?

    Monitor 2 new monitors may be in the running ASUS VW246H , HP ZR24W when it comes out.

    Cooler I am still unsure as to an air cooler for the ANTEC P183 case that isn't so large as to kill other slots.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    LG drives are great writers Samsungs are great readers
    Hey my friend, you know I use the Sammy 223F for ripping and my BenQs for writing with my ancient Q9500 CPU and 300 Velosciprator. I would love to get the setup that Dr. Death just outlined in his previous post with i7 965 CPU and all the other goodies he had. He knows his stuff. Darn, I just realized we hijacked this thread, please accept my apologies.:confused:

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    Chuck, they say the core i7 is due to be released the end of this month, but things could change. HI Alan, How have you been ?

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    Chuck, you can read all about it here :

    http://news.softpedia.com/news/Core-...y-129633.shtml

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    Thanks for asking Dr. Death, I have been working hard, I do tech support for IBM and we are always busy. 24/7 with our clients in Asia. Its been snowing like crazy here and it makes things even harder than they would normally be. LOL. Hope you are fine.

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    We have a little over 30" on snow here between one storm last weekend and a really bad one this week. It got so bad the Governor shut down the interstates after two 18 wheelers jack knifed and caused a 50 car accident.

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    We have a little over 30" on snow here between one storm last weekend and a really bad one this week. It got so bad the Governor shut down the interstates after two 18 wheelers jack knifed and caused a 50 car accident.
    You have to be near me in New Jersey ( Asbury Park area ) , I think we are the only 2 states with interstates closed down. Its been horrid for us.

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    Good Luck. I retired after 33 years with IBM. I started in Minnesota and worked the East Coast. Got lucky and moved on to San Jose. Left in January in the middle of a blizzard. Confirmed my choice to go west. How good are the LOTUS products these days. I haven't decided on EXCEL or Lotus 123 with Approach. Keep warm
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckR View Post
    Good Luck. I retired after 33 years with IBM. I started in Minnesota and worked the East Coast. Got lucky and moved on to San Jose. Left in January in the middle of a blizzard. Confirmed my choice to go west. How good are the LOTUS products these days. I haven't decided on EXCEL or Lotus 123 with Approach. Keep warm
    The Same to all you Snow Birds.
    I am in the Blade Server division, ( S Models). Not a hard job but very time consuming. From what I hear about the new Lotus, well you know. LOL.

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    Alan, I'm in Punxsutawney PA, I moved here close to 10 yrs ago from Mass. Chuck do you plan on buying the new core i7 930 ? the price is right at $280

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      • Case:
      • Silverstone FT02
      • PSU:
      • SeaSonic X750W Gold
      • Cooling:
      • Xigmatex Dark Knight
      • Monitor:
      • HP ZR24w
      • OS:
      • Windows 7 Professional 64bit
      • Misc:
      • Kingston 128gb SSDNow TSSTcorp CDDVDW
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    Default Planned New Build

    Yes, it seems to be a good move. Same price with a little OC room.

    Thoughts: Cool, Quiet, Clean, GOOD Monitor as some eye problems
    Antec P183
    Intel Core I7 930
    ASUS P6X58D Premium
    Kingston HyperX DDR3-1600 KHX1600C9D3K6/12GB
    Intel® X25-M G2 160GB & WD Caviar Black 1TB (How should it be partitioned? What Pgm.)
    Or Kingston SNV425-S2BD/128GB
    Seasonic X-750
    Scythe Gentle Typhoons
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64

    Items I am unsure of. Monitor, Video Card, CPU Cooler
    Dell UltraSharp U2410 Rev. 2 or HP ZR24W or ASUS VW246H
    Video Card is still up in the air. Waiting for the FERMI Reviews or Probably ASUS 5770
    Scythe Zipang 2, Corsair H50, Noctua NH-U9B SE2 92mm SSO

    Also UNSURE
    Read 2 articles I can't find. One had problems setting up Windows 7 on an SSD. The Second from a while back suggested how to do this. Of course I hadn't decided on an SSD option at the time as they were new and had TRIM missing. Thanks for any and all help/ideas.
    Last edited by ChuckR; 17-02-2010 at 19:57. Reason: Incomplete

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