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Dell u2711 vs two Dell u2410's (Dual monitor setup)?

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Hi guys, what do you reckon? Buy a Dell u2711 or.... buy one Dell u2410 and then add another for dual monitor setup in a couple of months? Will the u2711's res essentially give me roughly the same amount of working space as two u2410's?

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Go with the 27" - unless you you honestly need 2 projects open side by side, the single large screen will be more useful - wouldn't trade my 30" for any dual monitors, also the resale valueof the 27 will be significantly higher in the long run :-)
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i'd get a single biggest monitor you can afford thumb.gif
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For me. I am more productive with dual monitors, but when I'm acutally working, I tend to have 4 windows open and I find the dual setup more useable.
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post #5 of 5
It's going to depend more on your uses and work style than anything. Without knowing that, we're giving half answers here.

Workspace-wise, two UltraSharp U2410s have 4,608,000 pixels and a single UltraSharp U2711 has 3,686,400 pixels. The two UltraSharp U2410s may lend to be better for if you prefer side by side tasks and if you don't mind the extra horizontal physical room, whereas the UltraSharp U2711 might be better in general.
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