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    Hey all, what would be the best upgrade for me this year?

    3x 19" Monitors (45" Total at 4320x900)
    TripleHead2Go
    Same System Specs

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    Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3GHz
    ASUS P5N-D LGA775 Motherboard
    Acer P243W 24" Widescreen LCD at 1920x1200

    I personally would go with the 3 Monitors and TripleHead2Go so I can play great games like FS and TDU at unbelievable monitor sizes

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    the second one, a 24" screen is all you need really, but not that acer imo

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    Which brand would you recommend out of the following for a 24" LCD?

    Sceptre
    ViewSonic Optiquest
    BenQ
    KDS
    Westinghouse
    Acer

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=&srchInDesc=

    Here is the list, my absolute maximum would be $399 if I was to get a 24" Wide.

    Also, is the E8400 better than the Core 2 Quad Q6600 and will anything better for the price come out before August?
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    i can help you a bit more when i get back to you uk mate, for now i can say that in the high end the Dell's and a few others (but all of them will be over budget but still worth it), in the low end there is a monitor which is super high spec that's very cheap for what you get, but the branding is not consistent, i only know where to find it in the uk. It would hit your budget if you could find it in the US though.

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    I can do both!!

    I have found a good way to go triple 20" Widescreen LCD for $569.99 so that leaves me with $400 to get a decent Intel CPU and motherboard!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gareth Hale View Post
    I can do both!!

    I have found a good way to go triple 20" Widescreen LCD for $569.99 so that leaves me with $400 to get a decent Intel CPU and motherboard!
    well i would say you won all over the board

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    Indeed I have! New PC and Triple 20" Widescreen. Christmas a 9800GTX perhaps? I can't wait :-P

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    what are on earth you need 3x20" monitors, are you keep tracking your stock market?

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    Surround gaming, it looks downright fantastic, running at 5040x1050, games just looks brilliant.

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