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Need recommendations for building a 4 monitor trading setup. BUDGET($1000 excluding monitors)

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April 6, 2013 4:49:19 AM

Hi everyone,

I need help for building a computer that can support up to 4 monitors. The main purpose of the computer is for trading. My budget is $1000. This is also my first time building a computer and i am a computer noob. Can anyone kindly provide me with suggestions?
April 6, 2013 8:04:00 PM

This can support 4 monitors; http://pcpartpicker.com/p/P1Lv

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($284.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($67.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 12GB (3 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.65 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Thermaltake VL200L1W2Z ATX Full Tower Case ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $955.53
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-07 08:33 EDT-0400)
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April 6, 2013 9:08:35 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/OYiu
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/OYiu/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/OYiu/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-P45 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($60.00 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($97.74 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($184.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill RANGER-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $743.65
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-07 00:06 EDT-0400)

Spend the rest on monitor.
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April 6, 2013 9:25:36 PM

This is what I would do:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($289.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($82.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($134.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7750 2GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7750 2GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($63.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($70.17 @ Newegg)
Total: $946.65
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-07 00:23 EDT-0400)

- Intel i7 CPU
- 16GB of RAM for trading apps
- Dual Radeon 7750s
- One of the best SSDs on the market
- full size ATX motherboard
- Seasonic power supply
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