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So I have a Asus 24" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236102 Monitor right now and wanna upgrade to eyefinity with two more of these monitors, but then I got to thinking... What if I got another 24" and a 27" for the middle monitor. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236091 Iw as wondering if that would look goofy? Should I got 3 same 24" moitor or go with 2 24" and a 27"
post #2 of 10
as long as all monitors are around the same height and have the same resolution it should be fine.. right now I have my benq raised higher than the lg by like 2.5 inches so there is no way that going with another lg will work for me..
    
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It is best to get 3 identical monitors for Eyefinity. My previous setup was 1x26" 1920x1200 and 2x25" 1920x1080. Even though Eyefinity worked, the mismatched Monitor and it downscaled to 5760x1080 looked weird after awhile. I decided to upgrade my monitors and get 3 identical monitors this time. Eyefinity looks so much better now.

Edit: If you do get identical monitors, CCC will recognize it and you will have bezel management.
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Alright thanks for the help. Looks like I'll stick to the 3 identical monitors. My Xfx 6870 BE Will be able to handle the three monitors correct? I know it supports Eyefinity, but it never hurts to ask.
post #5 of 10
I have 3 of those monitors, and they are perfect for eyefinity. Though I only paid 130$ a piece for them open box on the egg.

I will never recommend getting a 27" 1080p monitor. It is just gawd awful.

Also, for gaming you will have to turn down the settings with 3 monitors or go xfire.
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Alright thanks for the help. Looks like I'll stick to the 3 identical monitors. My Xfx 6870 BE Will be able to handle the three monitors correct? I know it supports Eyefinity, but it never hurts to ask.
Don't expect great eye candy. Eyefinity requires lots of Vram and gpu horsepower, which your 6870 lacks both. You can get another one and crossfire it.
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Yeah I was looking into Getting another Xfx 6870 BE, but if Do my Girlfriend may just murder me. I'd have to upgrade my mobo, and if I did that I'd upgrade my Cpu. Which with buying 2 24" monitors. $200 each. Plus new desk to hold them $200. New cpu and mobo at least $500. 6870 BE another $200 or so. which rounds out to about $1,300. Nope she'd definatley murder me.
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My mobo and power supply won't support it atm.
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She's not yer wife yet so it's okay.


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Lol thats phenominal.
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