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post #316 of 317
Yeah. It is a glossy display and I'm a matte-fan but otherwise it looks great (and it is a desktop so I don't have to worry about glare issues in a coffee shop or something).

Went with the achieva shimian for like $289 since I had an adjustable VESA-mount stand I wanted to use and only needed the DVI input (no reason to pay more for the models with better stands or inputs)
post #317 of 317
Ordered a new PSU today off slickdeals...so I guess it is time to plan a build to go with it to replace my rapidly aging computer. Normally I would reuse the PSU/case, but I broke part of the case and I suspect that the PSU is failing. Looking to go a bit smaller with a micro-ATX build.

Here is what I am thinking now:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87M-D3H Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($99.79 @ Mwave)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($139.99 @ Micro Center)
Storage: Crucial M500 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card
Case: Silverstone TJ08B-E MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 660W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $719.74
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-29 15:16 EDT-0400

Ignore the video card (reusing mine...it works fine now, should scream with a new computer underneath it and then I can upgrade it again in a year or two).
Mobo and SSD are just relatively random picks that I should probably do more research on.

Any thoughts?
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