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Feb 14, 2012

Gaming PC by pmk010 at 1:10 PM (461 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. pmk010
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    I am currently working on building a gaming pc with a budget of £600. I have spent £500 on the case, motherboard, RAM, processor, hard drive, optical drive, graphics card and power supply. I plan to spend £50 on the monitor. Can anyone tell me the best monitor you could get for £50.
     
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    Exactly what parts did you buy anyway, I'm not too fond of the currency but my GPU alone cost over $500 AUD, and not too much less in American dollars.

    And what size monitor are you after?
    Does it need HDMI? DVI? What?
     
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    In short, £50 is not much of a budget for a monitor. For good monitors, you want to spend at least £100.

    £240 is what I spent on my 24" Dell monitor a couple weeks ago and it's simply awesome. Good 22" monitors are in the £120-160 range.
     
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    The only real way to get a monitor for that little money is to look for a used one online because you can't really get anything for that money.
     
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    You can, but it's hard. I know people in central London that can cut me great deals, but that's London.
     
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    In America, that 50 Euro ($65 USD) can only get me/you a 12 inch monitor. Why on earth would you build a PC for $700, to play it on such a cheap/small screen.

    You need to be spending almost 90 euro or more.
     
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    Member Originality Chibi-neko

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    UK is £, not €.

    EDIT: I don't think TigerDirect.com ships to the UK (or at least I can't get a price quote if they do).
     
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    On TigerDirect.com you might be able to find some 18" or 19" LCD's, but they will most likely be 1024x768 or 1366x768.
     

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