Instead of building a new desktop, I was told somewhere in these very forums that it is better if I get an external (larger) monitor and a USB hub. I already have an idea for the USB 3.0 hub I want. I am looking at this monitor
as the one to get. Given that my notebook outputs to HDMI and VGA, this should work OK.
Is there a better monitor to output to, given a $400 budget? And can my HP laptop output to that top resolution the monitor allows?
Laptop: HP Pavilion 17-e016dx. AMD A8-5550M, 4GB RAM, 750GB HDD, AMD Radeon HD 8550G integrated video, 17.3" display, 1600*900 (HD+) resolution, SD card reader, Windows 8.1 (DL Classic Shell)