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post #21 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by TMallory;14264610 
Yeah 30'' sounds insane. I'd probably sell one of my 24's to help fund a new monitor and keep the other as my CPU/GPU monitoring screen smile.gif

I had 3 U2311H's in eyefinity and i sold one for the 30" and ended up with this

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edit: here is a before shot

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Edited by Blindsay - 7/18/11 at 8:57pm
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post #22 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blindsay;14264652 
I had 3 U2311H's in eyefinity and i sold one for the 30" and ended up with this

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Dang. That is sexy. But there is no way I'd be able to fit that all in my dorm year next year. In fact, I am going to probably be ridding of my other two monitors for college next month. Too bad too. I really enjoy the triple monitor setup (albeit, not a symmetrical one).
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post #23 of 40
Haven't used a 27 or 30, but I have 1080x3 so I'll throw in a good word for it and say its epic as well! lol not taking away from the other (as I don't know) but thought I'd add that.
 
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post #24 of 40
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I don't think I'd ever have the money/space for a 3-display setup and the rig to run it tongue.gif

I'm quite happy with my dual monitor setup smile.gif
post #25 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by TMallory;14264754 
I don't think I'd ever have the money/space for a 3-display setup and the rig to run it tongue.gif

I'm quite happy with my dual monitor setup smile.gif

the reasons i stepped down from eyefinity to the 30" were

1. GPU demand was extremely high, to be able to max everything i would have wanted a third 6970 or GTX 580 3GB's

2. Games that did work right or at all. When a game worked it was cool, but then there were some that had FOV issues or games like SC2 that didnt work at all and i was left on a single 23" screen

3. i didnt realize till after i go the 30" but the picture quality was even better then my U2311H (which were pretty decent)

There is quite a bit of wow factor with a 1600p 30" screen sitting right in front of you lol
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post #26 of 40
SOOOO worth it. 110% worth it. In my decade+ of using, building, and buying computers and parts my 30" IPS has been the single greatest purchase of them all. Everyone is different of course, but that was my experience.
Here is my impressions thread from when I bought it:
http://www.overclock.net/monitors-displays/844704-impressions-my-new-3007wfp-hc-30-a.html
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post #27 of 40
200% Yes, absolutely worth it. Not even gaming on my 27" iMac at work and it's worth it, I can't imagine running a game at that resolution. Next desktop I build will most definitely have an extremely nice screen, not JUST for the size, although that's about half, but also for the excellent color reproduction. This legendary RGBLED screen I have in my M17x R2 has really turned me into a screen snob, and since it's a difference that I notice every second I'm using the screen, that's okayyyy with me biggrin.gif
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post #28 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by TH3 original;14264104 
crysis maxed?

what settings is "maxed", please reiterate.
1440p, dx10. very high, 2xaa

Could add more aa but not necessary at this res
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post #29 of 40
I had a Samsung 305T 2560x1600 but it took a poo.

Now I have to rely on my 1920x1200 for the time being and man, I really miss my old monitor bad.frown.gif
    
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post #30 of 40
i am running 2560 x 1600 and it is VERY immersive and rewarding. i love it a lot. BUT BE PREPARED TO UPGRADE YOUR GRAPHICS CARD. i bought a 580 last week and installed it today. 1600p is a LOT of pixels for a graphics card to fill.

the jump from a 24 inch 1920x1200 to a 30 inch 2560x1600 was massive in terms of immersion, but it also kicked my graphics card's ass.
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