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Should I get something else my girlfriend bough a LG Flatron for me about 7 months ago. Ive always wanted to get two more
For a eyefinity set up and Ive finally saved enough to afford it.. But should I even bother? Should I maybe purchase something else?
I really don't want to spend more than 150 per so about 300 total. Some nice suggestions would be greatly appreciated


Here is the link http://reviews.cnet.com/lcd-monitors/lg-flatron-e2350v/4505-3174_7-34083320.html
Thanks!
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post #2 of 7
Heh, that's the 23 inch variant of my screen,

I don't think it's a good monitor for EyeFinity due to the massive bezel. Anyway, since it's not manufactured anymore, I'd probably pick this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009255

Because it matches the size and more or less the visual aspect of the E2350V, so it won't be too different.

Edit: With your current horsepower, going EyeFinity is probably shooting a bit too high. Sure the GPUs will handle it with no problem (especially if they're 2GB versions) but the processor is going to be put on a strain.

If you aren't aiming towards constant 60 FPS you'll be fine though. Just play without any AA at all, and you'll still max stuff out.
Edited by Artikbot - 1/31/12 at 3:07am
   
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post #3 of 7
They look like capable monitors to me, if your happy with the display and your be happy with the bezel size then go for it!
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My 1090T is at 3.6Ghz maybe I should purchase a better aftermarket cooler/heat sink and try and push it to 4 Ghz?
Before I make the upgrade perhaps? And yes both my 6950's are 2gigs. Whats your 1055T clocked at currently?
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Woah, just saw your board. Don't clock your 1090T too high or you'll blow the VRMs! If at 3.6 the board runs cool, leave it there. Try to rise the NB to 3GHz, it'll help with performance at high resolutions.

My 1055T runs right now at 3.4GHz, because I don't need the horsepower. I used to run it at 4.1GHz when I played Battlefield competitively though.


If you can manage to sell your board and pick something that's not an MSI (something on the lines of a Gigabyte 990FX UD3 would be great, as it has a very reduced cost and an amazing performance), overclock your chip all the way to 4.2GHz if possible. Then you'll be able to run most games at those resolutions without too much of a bottleneck.


Take into account that a 6-core Thuban needs to be clocked at around 4.6GHz to match a stock 2500K in gaming. But with 4.2GHz you're more than served.


Edit: You'll need one heck of a cooler to clock a Thuban at 4.2GHz, though. Something in the lines of an H80 or a Noctua D14.
Edited by Artikbot - 1/31/12 at 10:35am
   
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Dammit looks like Im going to have to do alot of upgrades to make this all possible. Someone suggested the current motherboard that I own.
And I was told that its good for crossfire Im pretty disappointed right now to be honest I was hoping to push for 3.8 GHz on my 1090t.. But honestly
I might sell both the motherboard+ cpu and go intel tired of ATI/AMD's

So buying a new motherboard isnt really a option for me at the moment. Can I just purchase a D14 and push the NB to a higher clock rate and be fine.
Im probably going to do a complete overhaul later this year for now I just want eyefinity to be complete
Edited by nachielous - 1/31/12 at 11:52am
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post #7 of 7
Yeah, it is good for crossfire indeed, but not for those resolutions, it will be bottlenecked at 3.6GHz.

EyeFinity3 needs, aside from a decent graphics setup which you already happen to own, a processor able to push the power.


I say, get the screens, and try it out. If you're upgrading either way, it won't matter to try it. Get ahold of those screens, even if you don't get the FPS a Sandy might get, you'll still get a solid framerate. Remember, no antialiasing unless you want to kill your performance.


If you think it's too unplayable... Then Sandy at 4.5GHz is the most viable option.
   
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