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thanks man, i was stoked that it worked. the thing got left in a "back room" and we thought it had gotten wet, so when we plugged it in with the wrong cable we thought it was just effed by the water. but today i figured i would see if i could get it working and it turned out to be the cable. wewt.
A lot of people complain when they get these high rez monitors when they hook it up to their old single link DVI cable and don't realize it can't carry enough info.
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I switched from eyefinity of 3 dell u2311h to a single u3011 for gaming and im happy with the change. I did keep 2 of the 23s for extended desktop
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post #33 of 46
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yeah i was a major computer newb when i got the monitor. that was before i built my first computer, and had just bought my first computer component (GTX 275) which wouldnt have handled this monitor at all LOL

but yeah this thing is AMAZING. i am much more immersed in every game, the change is incredible. on the down side, im going to have to send my two gtx 560 TI cards back and pick up a 3GB gtx 580. my framerates right now on one gtx 560 ti are 40-80 in most games. i want 150+ back.

quick call the waambulance =)
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it's a rough life, lol
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post #35 of 46
Apple cinema display.
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post #36 of 46
If you just game or watch movies, one big monitor. If you actually do work, three monitors are better.
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Apple cinema display.
lol apple... i would rather not give that company any money.
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post #38 of 46
Get a nice high-res 30" monitor and you'll be laughing.

Multi-monitor setups are a bit rubbish for gaming in my opinion. Especially the bezels!
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post #39 of 46
Either get monitors that score fairly high and have small bezels, or a single large (resolution, not physical size) display. Apple Cinema Displays are AMAZING, I would gladly give them money for one of their 30" beauties. It's all personal preference though, I added a 17" 1280x1024 extended, and absolutely love it. I vote three. When your not gaming, you'll appreciate the extra screens. If the game supports multi-monitor, immersion will be greater then with a single display.

I guess the only real way to find out is to try both...
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post #40 of 46
I went triple 24'' monitors.... man do you need a lot of gpu power to run at this high resolution. 0.0..
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