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3x 30" was a setup I had previous done and it was a bit overwhelming. Not to mention I do not care for 60 Hz.

This is my attempt at a portrait setup running 120Hz smoothness yet retaining some of the benefits of high resolution and also having a THIN bezel:


3xSamsungOwl1.jpg


This took quite some custom work and is about as thin as bezels as I think can be possible for Eyefinity. Now I knew before going into this that TN panels have serious viewing angle restrictions that is exacerbated in portrait. Although, the largest fall-off is on the right hand screen on the last 1/3rd, it doesn't bother me a great deal as it usually only is quite noticeable on dark images.

On the desktop above straight on you can see it handles fairly decent. Still tweaking the screen alignment.

Cons: Viewing angle especially on outer portion of right screen is livable but could be better.

Pros: 120Hz smoothness, thin bezels, glossy panels (personal preference), LED low power/heat, decent high-resolution.

Planning on playing BF3 and Guild Wars 2 on this setup.

What do you guys think?


http://youtu.be/zPACzI9yUSA?hd=1
Edited by CallsignVega - 10/29/11 at 6:52am
    
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Awesome Vega! But i love my 3x30
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Excuse me if I missed it but what monitors are you running here? Model wise, I mean.
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Originally Posted by yang88she;15330184 
Awesome Vega! But i love my 3x30

Ya Yang, 3x 30" is incredible for flight simulators. Although I have build this more for FPS like BF3 and 3x 30" was a bit overwhelming for me!

Those 3x 3GB 580s still serving you well?
    
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I was somewhat expecting you to do this. laughingsmiley.gif


Is a good setup thumb.gif
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Nice to see, but not a fan of portrait setups myself.
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Excuse me if I missed it but what monitors are you running here? Model wise, I mean.

http://www.samsung.com/sg/consumer/pc-peripherals-printer/monitor/led-monitor/LS23A750DS/XS/index.idx?pagetype=prd_detail

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Originally Posted by De-Zant;15330256 
I was somewhat expecting you to do this. laughingsmiley.gif


Is a good setup thumb.gif

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Originally Posted by Mhill2029;15330285 
Nice to see, but not a fan of portrait setups myself.

Have you tried a portrait setup before? Landscape is way too narrow for myself. Especially if you want 120Hz, 3x 1080p is around five times as wide as it is tall. Just not natural.



Oh and I've got the displays all aligned and I have measured the gaps between lit pixels on adjoining screens. 6.3 millimeters which turned out quite darn good. My goal was to keep it under 1 centimeter.


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Wow looks nice, hook us up with some gaming pics.
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Are the bezels still on the monitors, or did you remove them? Also, aren't the monitors' electronics in their base?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lockdown571;15334011 
Are the bezels still on the monitors, or did you remove them? Also, aren't the monitors' electronics in their base?

No bezels, electronics all modified. This is custom my friend. It takes a lot of work to get 6mm panel gaps! wink.gif
    
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