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Eyefinity Vs. 3D

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Decisions, decisions, decisions.

Just got done with my first year of college and now I can put a little bit of money towards something a bit more awesome.

I currently have an MSI Twin Frozr II 5850 that I'm looking to get rid of and upgrade.

My current monitors are:
1. 27" Asus LED.
2. Dell 20"
3. Dell 20"
4. Samsung 20"

Now comes the decision.

I can either:
1. Sell the 3 20" monitors and my 5850 and put it towards a 570/580 along with a 24" 3D Monitor and have my 27" on the side.

or

2. Sell the 3 20" monitors and my 5850 and put it towards a 6950/6970 along with 2 more of the Asus 27" panels to have an epic eyefinity setup.



I've done eyefinity with my 3 20" monitors before and loved it. I just hated that when I was done gaming, I had to do everything else on a tiny 20" monitor.


Anyways, all suggestions and opinions are welcome. Thank you, my kind fellows.


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That is a hard choice. My personal preferences lean towards having two monitors is more then enough. I'd sell the three 20" monitors and upgrade the card to 580 and the 24" monitor.

But. Screw 3D. It's just to gimmicky for me. I'd actually pick up a really nice IPS panel instead.

Just my 2 cents.
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post #3 of 4
go with the 3 27" panels.
that would be epic, and like stated above, 3d is just a gimmick to be honest.
Edited by LuminatX - 5/19/11 at 9:25pm
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Option 1: 6 votes
Option 2: 0 votes
Neither and get an IPS panel: 2 votes


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