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Old 08-05-2010, 03:04 AM   #1
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Default New Computer Sucks Help Me Please!

Ok so I bought a computer from tiger direct and got it home today and first thing I noticed was that the hard drive was just flopping around in there, never secured. After I fixed that I hooked it up and only one of my displays was working, trying to run dual HDMI and only 1 works. I'm not as smart as most of you but could use some advise. I spent $2000 on this and I am now wondering if I should just reorder another as I think the 1 video card is defective. Can I do better for the money or is this a good deal? Im not that great at doing my own build so I would like to purchase a nice looking big comp on a $2000 budget. Any help would be great and here is a link to the one I just got.


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Old 08-05-2010, 04:00 AM   #2
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I instantly feel that a better spec rig could be built for the same amount of money. And at least you know it will be put together properly; no hanging hard drives.

I think you will have to go into the ATI video driver, Catalyst Control Center(?), and set up the dual display. So don't write it off yet.

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Old 08-05-2010, 04:20 AM   #3
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dual hdmi? you mean you have one monitor plugged into each card? Or are you using a converter?

if crossfirex is enabled, only one card will be able to drive monitors.
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