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Oh I would!!!!! If you do for just a few minutes get a video up of it. I think three of them would be overwhelming but cool biggrin.gif
Now that I further think about it...
I don't have the cables to do it.
Not only that, but the stand can't pivot the monitor.
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post #52 of 117
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Now that I further think about it...
I don't have the cables to do it.
Not only that, but the stand can't pivot the monitor.

oh yeah I forgot the stand doesn't pivot. I am surprised they keep sending you monitors.

I really would keep at it if I was you though. I would want to be satisfied especially if you paid retail

Here's hoping the next one is perfect.

I bought mine on 6/14/11 for 830 and has been perfect since. So if you get a good one they seem to be well made
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oh yeah I forgot the stand doesn't pivot. I am surprised they keep sending you monitors.
I really would keep at it if I was you though. I would want to be satisfied especially if you paid retail
Here's hoping the next one is perfect.
I bought mine on 6/14/11 for 830 and has been perfect since. So if you get a good one they seem to be well made
Also the first one had a slightly dented aluminum bezel on the bottom right side and the 2nd one is just perfect in that respect.
Not a big deal at all, but it's one of those things. wink.gif

I really hope the third time's a charm.
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Now that I further think about it...
I don't have the cables to do it.
Not only that, but the stand can't pivot the monitor.

You need to go and buy two more DVI cables like, right now! And who cares if the stand can't pivot, just turn the whole thing.

I tried using two once, when I had a 3008 and upgraded to a 3011. You start opening windows, and opening more windows, and opening more windows....and then you end up forgetting where you put them lol.
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You need to go and buy two more DVI cables like, right now! And who cares if the stand can't pivot, just turn the whole thing.
I tried using two once, when I had a 3008 and upgraded to a 3011. You start opening windows, and opening more windows, and opening more windows....and then you end up forgetting where you put them lol.

that's right the stand is VESA mountable so you should be able to put the stand on it's side. Unscrew from mount and rotate it 90 degrees, then put it back on. I checked mine and the holes are exactly 4 inches apart all the way around. Should fit it will be close.

I would go buy the cords as well.


Yeah Just Do It tongue.gif


edit: wait mine came with DP and DVI cables. You should have all the cables. DO IT biggrin.gif
Edited by Hogwasher - 2/29/12 at 9:24am
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I don't have DP to Mini-DP adapters. wink.gif

Also...

450

“Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.”


Oh wait... that's not a picture of Earth, it's my blue stuck pixel. tongue.gif
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I would go buy one.

Well let us know how the 3rd one goes
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I just received my third one...
It has one stuck pixel and what looks like a scratch (minor).
Well... crap... sad-smiley-002.gif

Do you guys think I should try one more time?
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I just received my third one...
It has one stuck pixel and what looks like a scratch (minor).
Well... crap... sad-smiley-002.gif
Do you guys think I should try one more time?

Yes... I would, I would be kinda mad if I just spent 1k to get a bad pixel... 3 times. And I wouldn't try the Eyefinity, just because I would like it too much, and then would end up blowing 3k on it...
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*sigh* getting kind of tired of this process.
I'll try once, maybe twice more and if I don't get one with zero stuck pixels... I'll just keep the damn thing.
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