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Old April 29, 2012, 09:12 PM
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Everything is ordered!
Thanks you very much for all your advices! I'll post a pic when I'm done.

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Old April 29, 2012, 09:53 PM
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Awesome good luck!
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Old May 3, 2012, 11:14 PM
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Hey guys, still waiting for my stuff to arrive. My GPU was backorder so gonna take a while. But I was just wandering if one of you guys could help me with a monitor setup.
ASUS - Graphics Cards- ASUS ENGTX570 DCII/2DIS/1280MD5 This is my Card.
I want to dual monitor,
How do i plug and setup my stuff so i can use the secondary monitor for like a browser page while in have a game in my main screen. I want one main screen and a secondary not using 2 monitor as a large one (Don't know if you understand :D)

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Old May 4, 2012, 07:35 AM
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You do want it set-up as 1 large screen... ie extend desktop to second monitor, other option is to duplicate..
games will still default to your primary display unless you set them up to span both..

Try it out it's easier than you think,
(set-up multiple displays in nview panel.. set whichever one you want as primary.. apply and play a game, it should work out of the box so to speak)
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Old May 8, 2012, 09:48 PM
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Thanks Dzzope it was indeed very easy thanks still dont have my GPU so I still run off my GT 440. Do you guys suggest any test before installing windows? Should I update my SSD firmware from linux or something? Should i test my RAM from bootable USB stick? So basicly do you suggest any test to make sure my computer is fine. Before and after installing windows.

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Chuck
(Posting a picture as soon as video card comes in)

Edit: Oh also on the Asus site do I have to download every single driver for my mobo or is it possible to download all the latest at once? Because I'm not sure about wich ones to take because it's not only different versions, but also different driver. Just for SATA there are 4 drivers so it would be quite a pain in the butt to download everything individually.

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Old May 8, 2012, 09:58 PM
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Hey Chuck out of curiosity, can you list what you ordered and total cost please. I'm in the process of almost ordering mine so just wanted to see what you got. I have a fairly similar budget to yours and a very very similar build too.!! :)
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Old May 8, 2012, 10:09 PM
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Here you go the full list of my build. Total was a little less under 1800$ with shipping and taxes.

Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit
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57078
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$44.79
$44.79
Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 AM3 LGA1366/1155/1156/2011 120MM
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64385
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$29.15
$29.15
ASUS VE247H 23.6IN Widescreen LED LCD Monitor 1920X1080 2MS 10M1DC HDMI DVI-D VGA Speakers
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57310

$177.91
$177.91
Corsair Graphite Series 600T Special Edition White Mid-Tower Case ATX 4X5.25 6X3.5INT USB 1394 No PS
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59759
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$160.73
$160.73
ASUS GeForce 570 GTX DirectCU II Fermi 742MHZ 1280MB 3.8 GHz GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI PCI-E Video Card
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59238
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$314.99
$314.99
Corsair Enthusiast Series TX750M 750W ATX Modular Power Supply Active PFC 120MM Fan 5 Year Warranty
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62826
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$113.22
$113.22
Mushkin Chronos 120GB 2.5IN SATA3 Sandforce SF-2281 SSD Solid State Disk Flash Drive
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62873
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$114.99
$114.99
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM
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50895
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$122.09
$122.09
Intel Core i5 3570K Unlocked Quad Core Processor LGA1155 3.4GHZ Ivy Bridge 6MB Retail *IR-$29*
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70541
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$238.99
$238.99
ASUS Sabertooth Z77 ATX LGA1155 DDR3 SLI 3PCI-E16 4PCI-E1 SATA3 HDMI DisplayPort USB3.0 Motherboard
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69881
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$231.00
$231.00
ASUS DRW-24B1ST 24X SATA DVD Writer OEM Black
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49597
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$17.99
$17.99
Corsair Vengeance K90 Performance MMO Cherry MX Red Mechanical 20 Key Rollover Gaming Keyboard USB
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$110.29
$110.29
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Old May 9, 2012, 03:00 AM
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memtest to check the ram would be one I generally use on all my ram when I get it.. But really there should be no problem diving straight into installing windows.
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Old May 9, 2012, 07:36 AM
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X2 on what he said you should have no issues
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