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Originally Posted by vikingsteve;14240507 
Thanks. I already am going to use the WS Revolution, for just the reason you stated.
Meh, that's not the only decent board with the NF200 chip. There's the GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD7-B3, Asus Maximus IV Extreme, and eVGA P67 FTW to name a few.
post #12 of 18
I think both the monitor you linked and the Dell U2410 will be amazing, but i dont see a reason to pick one over another besides bezel size. try googling IPS vs. S-IPS and read up a bit before purchasing, and go off of whichever one seems better to you. they are both the same price and they are both FREAKIN SWEET displays.
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I love triple monitor gaming, but only with games that are designed with them in mind. Many recent games can display that kind of resolution but you end up with messed up cut-scenes/menus, horribly stretched HUDs or HUDs displayed on the outer edge of the outer two monitors (where you can't see them unless you turn your head). Until more developers get on board for the games that can't be modded to fix these issues, I'm staying away. And since most developers don't really care about PC games anymore I won't be holding my breath.
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post #14 of 18
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Originally Posted by Skoobs;14240887 
i am currently using one of HP's s-ips 30 inchers and i can press my face up against the screen and still see everything clear as day. zero image quality loss at 90 degree viewing angle.

<3 IPS.

It really helps to have the 27" Apple IPS in my work machine, and it really helps for those important gatherings for presenting stuff around the cubicle... You know, Trololol, lolcats, nyan cat, etc...
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Originally Posted by shinji2k;14240974 
I love triple monitor gaming, but only with games that are designed with them in mind. Many recent games can display that kind of resolution but you end up with messed up cut-scenes/menus, horribly stretched HUDs or HUDs displayed on the outer edge of the outer two monitors (where you can't see them unless you turn your head). Until more developers get on board for the games that can't be modded to fix these issues, I'm staying away. And since most developers don't really care about PC games anymore I won't be holding my breath.

Also surround vision is so annoying with nvidia drivers. At least i think its very annoying, to maximize a window .. and it takes up 3 monitors :<<br />
fullscreen video is annoying too.

I like browsing while watching dvds etc. and with surround, a fullscreen video would black out the other monitors. really annoying.

i heard its something else with AMD cards. Not sure.

still i'd prefer a big monitor instead of 3 small. I have had surround and i really never ever used it after i had these "out of game" experiences
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post #16 of 18
Only go triple screen if they are IPS as well.


Basically, if you game a lot, and practically only play FPS and racing and simulators and RPGs, go with the triples.

If you browse a lot, do work, play RTS, enjoy the best visuals you can get, and aren't bothered by only having one screen, go with 30"


I would personally go with 30" because I love visuals. But.. Both would do fine. Make sure that triples are IPS or go 30"
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post #17 of 18
Im running 3x 1080p on a single 6850.. honestly, its awesome. I can play crysis on medium, dirt 3 on low-medium, max out assassins creed games, i had to mess with settings for bfbc2, but i still got the games going buttery smooth. smile.gif With SLI 580s, you should have no problem maxing out 3x monitors. Definitely get those. I even have TN panels.. im not a big quality buff.. but they look great to me.
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post #18 of 18
2560x1600 and you will never look back again.
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