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post #11 of 22
2 monitors are much more useful than 1 monitor. because you can watch movie or something on 1 screen and the other screen playing game or working on spreadsheets.
    
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post #12 of 22
Go for a 3D vision monitor

If you go on newegg you can find a bunch of 27" 3D monitors.
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post #13 of 22
One nice large monitor and a cheap 21" for second, for the just in case I need more screen (as if 30 isn't enough)
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post #14 of 22
I would go with 2. But I do a lot of multitasking and its nice to have a second screen to put stuff I dont need all the time on.

Heck, playing a casual game like The Sims 3 and watching netflix is a great use.
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post #15 of 22
Unless you plan to go triple monitor gaming in the future, one big monitor would be better for pretty much everything entertainment wise.

If you multi-task a lot, however, it might serve you better to have 2 monitors in the long haul. Plus, you would still be gaming on a single 24" 1920x1080 monitor, so it isn't like your slacking in anything.

If you do decide to go dual monitors though, here is a tip: keep one monitor at a good centre position. It will make your gaming/media experience a hell of a lot better.
     
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post #16 of 22
I would go high rez 27". Plenty of room. Great for browsing, work, and games.
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post #17 of 22
I could never use a single monitor after 3 years of using 2!
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post #18 of 22
I prefer using at least 2 monitors. I had to use a single 26" for a while and it drove me crazy.
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post #19 of 22
def. 2 monitors. it is much more useful than having one big monitor
if your a student you can research on one monitor and type on the other
if your gamer you can monitor temps/volts/whatever while playing games
if your bored you can watch netflix/movies while surfing the web
and the list goes on...
personally after using 2 monitors for over a year now, i dont think ill ever switch back to having just one
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post #20 of 22
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Think I'm going to get one 27" now, then hopefully I can get a bigger desk by next year sometime and add a second 27" if I find one display lacking at all

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Originally Posted by superj1977 View Post
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?
As for RMA, it would cost too much for me to ship the monitor (that I don't even like all that well in the first place) to get it RMA'd, so I just decided to find a buyer and take the lowest price hit I can. Especially being in Canada, RMAs are usually even harder/more expensive with a lot of manufacturers that only have shipping destinations in the US.
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