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After checking out the "computer pics" threads, the PLP (Portrait-Landscape-Portrait) monitor setups may be more of what I'd like. Can't really think of anything I'd do that would require that extra real estate.

I'll take the time and learn about about the different panels, but if someone could help out with monitors that sit flush in that setup, I'd appreciate it.
I'd like a 24" as my center if possible.

OLD TOPIC:
I'm currently looking at 2 different monitors for a tri-monitor setup in my upcoming build. (8C Bulldozer/6xx0 Xfire)

ASUS VW246H
ASUS VE248H

I already own 1 246H and was wondering if I should grab two more 246's, or grab 3 of the 248's and put my 246 on my backup computer. As far as I know, the only difference is the LED backlighting with the 248.

My concerns are: I can see the bezel light in dark areas of movies and games with the 246, but a lot of reviews claim ghosting on the 248.

Thanks in advance.

Edited by InfernoReaper - 6/8/11 at 10:37am
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post #2 of 10
You should buy the exact monitors that you currently have - the big thing with Nvidia that isn't a huge issue with AMD/ATI is sync polarity, they have to be exactly the same otherwise you cannot use them in surround. If you get something that is similar but slightly different, it might have a different sync polarity and then you won't be able to use them (you'll have to return or sell them)
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Would finding a monitor with DisplayPort be worth it for Eyefinity setup?
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Not at 1920X1080 no. You can buy an non powered adapter for DP-to-HDMI/DVI/Mini-DP etc for around $20 or less.

The only way buying a monitor with a native display port as a consideration is worth it, is when your resolution is higher than 1080.
    
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post #5 of 10
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Is the LED backlighting worth the upgrade? The traditional bezel light is noticeable watching movies and in dark areas of games.
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I have the 248h's and they are nice. Just dont try to use them for console gaming. It looks horrible. I had 3 Acer S231HL's before and those were nice as well.
post #8 of 10
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Thanks for the pics srsdude. That setup is awesome.

Thanks top. I think I'll just grab 3 of the 248s and use my current one as backup.
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post #9 of 10
LED back light is meh. i'd go with the VW
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