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. Livingston December 6, 2012 7:54:34 AM Added some info to update my requirements. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Does ZOTAC NVIDIA GeForce GTX650 1GB 1 GB GDDR5 Graphics Card support my specs Forum How to find system & mb specs ???? Forum Need info on this system/specs / -cyberpower- Forum Please Review New System Specs Part 2... Forum Please Review New System Specs ... Forum New System Specs Forum System Build New . Will it support latest games? Forum New build- $660 to beat these specs Forum Buying 3rd monitor , help me choose hardware to support it Forum Building a new system , first time build not sure what specs I need Forum Building a new system , my specs look ok? Forum Multiple monitor support in new build desktop Forum Need Advice and Support with my specs in gaming Forum Specs for the new system Forum Will my system specs be able to run Crysis - Look Forum HTPC Mobo+CPU ~$150 Forum [Solved] Art/Gaming -Touch-screen Monitor Recommendations for Win8 Forum Need a new build, please help? Forum Samsung VS Asus Monitor. Forum Using a newer GPU with a far older Monitor Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !