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What would YOU prefer: 2x 24" or 1x 27"

post #1 of 22
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So I'm getting rid of my Hanns-G 27" 1920x1200 display. It has a nasty stuck pixel that I can't fix and now it's all I see when I'm on my PC, and I've decided to go back to 1920x1080. Was not a big fan of 1920x1200 for a lot of things. Anyhow, was just wondering what people would generally prefer to work with/game on/do whatever they do on their PC's on? a setup of two 24" displays, or one bigger 27"?

For what it's worth, I would be going with either two of the Asus VE248H displays, or one of the Asus VE278Q displays...

In terms of price, I'll be selling 2 or 3 monitors I have kicking around to help with the cost of the new one(s), and I'm not really concerned about the price of two 24" versus one 27", just what people think is better in terms of usability and gaming, etc.

Right now I'm leaning towards one 27" but I was just curious what people here would prefer for their own reasons
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post #2 of 22
I would personally go for the biggest single monitor I could find. Less headaches. Less chance of something going wrong as well. Multi-monitor displays are definitely sweet. This is a personal preference only. I'm thinking of getting a bigger one myself. A nice 32' vizio or somethin......
post #3 of 22
i got 2x 22" but i am going to eventually going to go 27 or 30" but still have a secondary monitor.
 
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post #4 of 22
Well I'm using a 27" + 24". The larger 27" is definitely nice but I would not give up my dual monitor setup unless a got some thing like a 30" high res DELL.
    
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post #5 of 22
I love my high res 27" Dell, except if you're into racing games I do not see the point of having triple monitor > 1440p screen.
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post #6 of 22
having dual screens is useful for multitasking, even with more real estate with bigger monitor its nice to have things seperated.
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post #7 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpartanVXL View Post
having dual screens is useful for multitasking, even with more real estate with bigger monitor its nice to have things seperated.
Yup. Lots easier to find things. In dual head it is quite easy to have Flash video streaming on one panel fullscreen and keep doing work or browsing on the other for example.
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post #8 of 22
For work and productivity two monitors is much better IMO. Since most of my time at a computer is for these purposes I would go with two monitors. If I gamed more then one larger monitor would be the way to go.
 
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post #9 of 22
Either single or triple for gaming id say,not two screens due to bezel getting in way in FPS games.

Gota ask...why dont you just RMA your current monitor,i have same one and they come with 3 year warranty?
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post #10 of 22
I wouldn't be able to go from 2 24inch to a single 27inch. It would drive me nuts. I'd have to get 2 27 inch monitors.
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