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Hey guys can I get a recommendation for a good 3x LCD monitors? I want to setup eyeinfity and use a stand for it. My current monitor is SyncMaster XL2370, so I am looking for a monitor that is better than than in quality/image:
http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-XL-2370-1-23-Inch-Widescreen-Monitor/dp/B0030CFC94

I was looking into these but was not sure how they are:
http://www.amazon.com/Asus-VS238H-P-23-Inch-LED-Monitor/dp/B005BZNEVQ/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1336250884&sr=1-2

I also ran across this one:
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=320-2748&~ck=baynoteSearch&baynote_bnrank=8&baynote_irrank=0


Not sure what is better than my current!

Thanks for the help
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post #2 of 14
None of the above.

Find yourself 3x Dell U2312's. Your eyes will thank you. wink.gif Plus you can run them in landscape or portrait mode without issue.
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post #3 of 14
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

None of the above.
Find yourself 3x Dell U2312's. Your eyes will thank you. wink.gif Plus you can run them in landscape or portrait mode without issue.
+1

I have them and they are excellent.
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post #4 of 14
interested to know this as well. looking to go 24" surround and having hard time deciding on monitors.
post #5 of 14
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Are these monitors the same as the Dell ones? They are about $60 cheaper (making sure!)
http://www.amazon.com/Dell-UltraSharp-U2312HM-IPS-Monitor/dp/B005LN1JEC/ref=sr_1_cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1336262880&sr=1-1-catcorr


Also can I use these monitors on a triple monitor stand like this one? I think it has VESA mounts but not sure

http://www.amazon.com/Deluxe-Triple-Monitor-Standing-Supports/dp/B006JG9RQ2/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1336263123&sr=1-3
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Yes, those are the same monitors, and yes they'll mount to that stand.
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post #7 of 14
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Awesome, I will order 3 of these beasts right away smile.gif

Should I grab another graphics card (GTX 580) and SLI it for better performance on games and stuff?
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Specifications wise... The are all about the same. I cant seem to get the specs on the dell, but the ASUS and samsung have the same contrast ratio, and about the same response time (2ms vs samsung's 5ms).

The dell is not vesa compatible and might not work with your mount. I have a 26 inch ASUS that is similar, and it is pretty good for the price. It is really bright and hot out of the box, but after playing with some settings it looks pretty good. It is a gaming monitor though...

Might want to check out this. It has a native display port and fairly decent sized bezels. It will probably have a similar picture, but you will need at least 1 display port connected, and you will save on an adapter.

I am also interested in hearing from the community. Unfortunately, I cant find 2 more of my monitor anywhere, and might have to sell it and grab 3 more. I'd like to go 3600x1920.... but it's a bit pricey.
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Awesome, I will order 3 of these beasts right away smile.gif

Should I grab another graphics card (GTX 580) and SLI it for better performance on games and stuff?

Well, if you want to run 3 monitors you have no choice mate. Nvidia cards require 2 in SLI to run a 3 monitor setup up until the GTX 6xx series (when they finally allowed more than 2 per GPU).
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Will 2xGTX 580 be strong enough to play games such as Skyrim and League of Legends with no issues? or will I have to upgrade to a stronger one?
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