PREFERRED WEBSITE FOR PARTS: Newegg
COUNTRY: United States
PARTS PREFERENCES: I like the Phenom II X4's (955, 945) and the NVIDIA 9800gt, but not locked to them and would happily go to an Intel and/or ATI, or others from AMD and NVIDIA. I'd like a quad-core, however. I also prefer Windows 7.
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: This is my first build and I'm definitely going cheap. It's going to be lightyears from top of the line, but anything is an improvement over what I've got. Picking parts on my own is a bit daunting, especially making sure things are compatible, along with concerns over things like the power supply and cooling (due to frustrating past experiences).
I've been looking at monitors and the 1920x1200s seem to be out of my price limit. My monitor limit is less than $200. I have however found several 1920x1080 monitors within my price range. Is there a significant difference between the two?
I've tried putting some parts together and this is what I've gotten so far: