Need system specs to support new monitor. Tags: New Build Monitors Systems Last response: December 6, 2012 7:54 AM in Systems Share Livingston November 24, 2012 9:58:15 PM Approximate Purchase Date: Within next two weeks (ASAP) Budget Range: $2,500 range. System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching movies (possibly Blue-Ray) and series, surfing. Parts to Upgrade: Whole System Do you need to buy OS: Possibly Preferred Website(s) for Parts: http://www.umart.com.au/newindex2.phtml?bid=4 Location: City, State/Region, Country - Gold Coast, QLD, AUS Parts Preferences: Intel CPU and Nvidia GPU Overclocking: Yes SLI: Yes Your Monitor Resolution: 2560x1440 (ASUS PB278Q 27") Additional Comments: The majority of the games that I play are either MMOs (currently GW2), open world action like Arkham City and Assassin's Creed, or niche FPS like Left 4 Dead and Borderlands 2. I want to be able to watch some shows on a second 1680x1050 monitor (or surf the web), while I play GW2 on my main. And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: 6 year old machine (Core2Duo) and want my system to best utilize my new monitor at top specs. I'm fine to either build it myself or get a prebuild. I'm also willing to go over budget if I need to. So far I've decided on: CPU: Intel Core i5 3570K GPU: GTX 670 Asus DirectCU II TOP x2 SLI Just need suggestions on the rest... More about : system specs support monitor Livingston November 25, 2012 6:03:20 AM Decided to go SLI with the GTX 670s. m 0 l Livingston December 6, 2012 7:54:34 AM Added some info to update my requirements. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Do I need a new monitor or no?, is my system good with the current monitor I have? (spec included) Forum SolvedWhat graphics card can my system support/handle? (+ Need a new cooling system too!) Forum SolvedNeed help finding a new motherboard and ram to support my current system.. Forum Might be getting a new gaming system, need help with specs! Forum SolvedWhat monitor specs do I need? Forum SolvedNeed a cheap graphics card that would run Tera!! System specs below! Forum Building a new system, first time build not sure what specs I need Forum New Core i7 System Build - Specs Need help Forum SolvedHow long before I need to upgrade my system. specs below Forum Newbie needs help with new system specs! Forum SolvedNeed specs for new gaming desktop 1700-2000$ Forum SolvedNew monitor specs confusion Forum New system specs need input Forum SolvedNew XP system build - seeking specs Forum SolvedWill My System Support Dual Monitors? Forum SolvedMight Upgrade to Asus P87H77-V LE need help if it supports my specs Forum SolvedNeed help verifying these specs (new build) Forum Solvedwill my current fm2 system support a new fm2+ a10-7850 Forum Solved[NEED HELP] Can i upgrade to a new graphics card with these specs ? Forum SolvedCustomer support at ASUS just told me I will need a new power supply Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !