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How old is this kid????
I have a 42" 120hz TV and the only time I use it is when I watch Blu-Ripped movies due to the fact of the 16:9 format. The 120hz is not a true 120hz, in fact I switch it off as I see very little difference to even bother. I use my monitors for gaming and what not which has a higher resolution of 1920x1200 and if I want to go extreme, I switch to Eyefinity @ 5760x1200.
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post #52 of 56
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Originally Posted by jblanc03 View Post
I dont sit far away from my screen. Trust me Bigger is always better.

Untill they come out with more than 30" hi-rez displays im sticking to LED HDTV's i will probably upgrade to or try to find one thats true 120hz
You still aren't listening to anyone, and claim to know best yet keep asking for help, so I have come up with the perfect simple solution:

Get 2 more of those 42" TVs and run eyefinity. Problem solved.
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All due respect ..bigger is not always better , most certainly in conditions where resolution doesn't scale with inches. That's precisely why Eyefinity & Surround have begun to seep into standardized testing for triple/quad GPU arrays (in gaming).
the only way id even bother with eyefinity is if i had a tripple HD projector setup. That way there are no borders between screens. and the picture is huge!

that should be the only reason for eyefinity. Using eyefinity with 3 or even 6 monitors with borders is terrible. The borders kill the effect completely!
post #54 of 56
Well, if you deny all solutions, then I guess you're stuck with "you payed too much for your gpu setup".

Two 6990s for a single 1080p screen is such a waste, and you'll never remove the cpu bottleneck with such a heavy monitor bottleneck in place.
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Sorry to steal the thread but I just want to ask a question.

I currently have a 42" HD TV (LG 42LD630)
its a 42 inches LCD 240hz and I have two 6970s in crossfire

Are my cards overkill for my setup, should I get different monitors?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jblanc03 View Post
the only way id even bother with eyefinity is if i had a tripple HD projector setup. That way there are no borders between screens. and the picture is huge!

that should be the only reason for eyefinity. Using eyefinity with 3 or even 6 monitors with borders is terrible. The borders kill the effect completely!
And where would you fit a projection that big (unless you are really wealthy and have a giant theatre type room....)? It would be impractical for gaming, not to mention, I believe projectors will have a lot of ghosting (someone correct me if I am wrong). Running 3 monitors side by side is not as bad as you think. There are settings that can correct the borders for the most part. Most newer monitors have thinner bezels too.

Eyefinity was just a suggestion. You would be better off getting a monitor with higher resolution (such as a 30" Dell U3011 with 2560x1600 resolution). That is the point people are trying to make with Eyefinity as an EXAMPLE (the point being, you NEED MORE resolution, however you plan to get it).

Or if you insist on sticking to what you have (1080p tv), at least sell one of your HD 6990s and get some money back out of it, because you wasted it on the 2nd card. No matter how you think you justified the purchase of that second card on your resolution, it is wasted.
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