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Apple 24" cinema display for gaming pc!

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March 28, 2010 3:13:07 PM

Hi, i would like to know wether an apple 24" cinema display could be used for a pc of the folowing config: i7 980 xe,asus p6x58d,12 gb corsair 1600mhz,2tb wd cb,zotac gtx 480,cm cosmos s,corsair h50,etc etc.. ,i had orderd it in amazon.Com @5000$ :)  some are not released yet i will buy them after march & i would like to know wether my gfx card got an input to connect to the apple 24" display if not which converter should i use , else if the monitor is not compitable pls suggest a high end ips based one for multimedia and work @ $1050 or below which is available @amazone sincearly S.S.Khan
March 29, 2010 2:38:17 PM

Get an ATI card. The 5870 is pretty much a GTX 480 or an ATI 5970 which is a lot better.

ATI cards have mini-displayport which can drive an apple monitor. The alternative would be buying an active min-displayport to DVI adapter for $40. Quite expensive for just an adapter so ATI cards are probably a better bet for your money.

Im also surprised you didn't get a 5970 since you are getting such an awesome computer.
The Mac displays are very nice IPS panels.
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March 29, 2010 3:08:17 PM

Thx ,why i didnt buy a hd5970 is because of its energy cosumption and heat not size cause i use cosmos s
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March 29, 2010 3:08:37 PM

Thx ,why i didnt buy a hd5970 is because of its energy cosumption and heat not size cause i use cosmos s
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March 30, 2010 2:11:19 AM

Thx will crossfire hd5870
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