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I am planning on a new monitor setup, and i am having a hard time deciding whether what I want is even plausible.

Basically i want a one over three monitor setup as follows:


.........24".......
....24" 27" 24".... (Ignore the dots..the post wouldn't show the spacing without it)


I will be using the 27" for single monitor gaming with the 24's as extra desktop space. Simple enough right? Here comes the problem, I want to be able to do surround gaming as well with the 24", meaning I will have to bring down the top 24"s and cover it in front of the 27" (?) for triple 24". I have been looking around for stands that will support this but I haven't come across any yet. I have been thinking of mounting the top 24" to the wall that has an extended arm to bring it forward and lower it.

The easier way is to simply do all 24" but i really want the feel of a 27" given I use single screen over half the time. (I only need 4 for anaylyzing graphs).

Any ideas how I can achieve this? Any inputs would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!
Edited by xxjinsu - 6/13/12 at 1:58pm
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Why not just get all 27"? It's too much of a hassle otherwise, IMO.

You would need a tilt + swivel/pan wall mount on the top monitor and cantilevers for the 3 bottom.

To use the top as middle monitor you'd have to lower it in front of the 27 and pull the side ones out so that remotely close to give you proper multi monitor viewing. Even then, I think the 27 would have to somehow be recessed so that the arm of the top 24" doesn't hit it when you lower it.

So yeah not worth it
    
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Yea it was my initial plan to have three 27 but people here were telling me i would need atleast 3 gtx 680 for surround gaming on these monitors..that kinda scared me off so i decided to settle with 24 surround...
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