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In a triple monitor setup what do you like? What size? What orientation?
Vertical or horizontal? 22" too small? 31" too big?
post #2 of 19
i know a guy that runs 19" horizontal widescreens just because he doesnt like to have to raise and lower his head a lot when playing FPS games

i guess it depends on how far you are from them. i think the 22"-24" horizontal range is more than enough and are fairly inexpensive right now.
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post #3 of 19
As dutchgenius suggested, the 22-24 inch range is definitely a good pick. If you're nearing the 30 inch marker, you may find yourself turning your head left and right a bit. (Actually it all depends on how far you sit away from your monitor huh? :|)
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i know a guy that runs 19" horizontal widescreens just because he doesnt like to have to raise and lower his head a lot when playing FPS games

i guess it depends on how far you are from them. i think the 22"-24" horizontal range is more than enough and are fairly inexpensive right now.
Thats kinda what im thinkin. I have a 22" LG thats not too bad and I found anotheer one on ebay for $80 and its local. I was thinking of puttin those on the sides and getting a nice monitor for the middle. But I was also thinking 3 x 31" vertical. But I know that would be alot more expensive and dont even know if it would be too big for me.
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post #6 of 19
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Well the monitor is on a desk in front of me. So I guess 2 ft away from my face lol.
post #7 of 19
22-24"...anything bigger will have you turning your head way too much. I sit about 2.5-3 feet away from my 22"s and I still feel like I'm turning my head too much.
    
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post #8 of 19
Depends on the size of your desk and how far you sit from your machine...as well as how much dough you're prepared to spend for monitors and GPUs to drive it all.

I've been running 3x17" partly due to economy, and also that my low/mid level GPU starts not being enough after 4megapixel Eyefinity.
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post #9 of 19
23-24's for landscape mode, 30s for portrait
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post #10 of 19
22-24 definitely. I have a 24x3 eyefinity setup and It's tough without the right desk setup to be comfortable. I had to remove the hutch on my desk and push them back all the way to not have to constantly be turning my head around. I suggest no more than 24, and no less than 20.

I haven't tried a vertical setup, but that may feel more 'natural.' Would love to give that a whirl.
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