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 SolvedNew System specs for 3d Animation & Rendering Forum Building a new system, first time build not sure what specs I need Forum New Core i7 System Build - Specs Need help Forum SolvedWhat monitor specs do I need? Forum SolvedNeed a cheap graphics card that would run Tera!! System specs below! Forum Newbie needs help with new system specs! Forum Solvedold monitor has compatible problem?not support by new pc Forum New system specs need input Forum SolvedHow long before I need to upgrade my system. specs below Forum SolvedNew monitor specs confusion Forum SolvedNeed specs for new gaming desktop 1700-2000$ 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 More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !