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A 1440p 27" ips OR 3x 23"1080p IPS ?

Poll Results: Chose between 1x 27" 1440p ips OR 3x 23" 1080p ips

 
  • 77% (17)
    1x 27"1440p ips
  • 22% (5)
    3x 23" 1080p ips
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post #1 of 20
Thread Starter 
What is your weapon of choice, and why?
post #2 of 20
personally like surround set up more than a huge screen...
post #3 of 20
I can't really judge the differences due to the fact that I've never done Surround, but what I've read from a lot of people, it' not worth the frustration, especially when gaming. A lot of games are not made for Surround, and when they are, the game looks turrible! (Imho) So this ruins the point of having 3 monitors in the first place.

My ASUS 27" 1440P suits me just fine. smile.gif The resolution and extra pixel account looks AMAZING! thumb.gif
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I had three 24" in surround and it just made me sick. I never used more than two of the screens so it ended up being a waste. It was kinda cool when friends came over and i was like look wow i can play games across three screens but even then it was just a gimmick to show off. I would do a 27" or a 30" Yamakasi IPS display and maybe one 23" or 24" for your secondary screen. But I love my 30" Yamakasi I replaced my surround set up with.
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post #5 of 20
27" 1440p, much less hassle.
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post #6 of 20
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Some great points iit.

Judging from the posts I most likely will go with a 27" 1440p and a 23" 1080p as second screen, and leave it like that.

But readers, please keep contributing to this thread.
post #7 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by blackandyellow View Post

Some great points iit.

Judging from the posts I most likely will go with a 27" 1440p and a 23" 1080p as second screen, and leave it like that.

But readers, please keep contributing to this thread.

That is basically what I do. Use the u2711 for gaming and have a secondary 19" for web browsing/steam friends list etc. It works out quite nicely thumb.gif
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post #8 of 20
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awesome, I was also thinking of getting a screen in portrait mode as second screen, but nor sure yet.

main screen will be most likely a u2713, I don't really like matte screens but the only nice 1440p glossy screens I can find are Korean, and I rather go for something more stable.

Tho I could mod a 2713 and instead of leaving the screen be with an exposed polarizer, I was thinking of putting a custom glass panel over it, something like the apple cinema displays, and design a custom bezel for it, maybe even house some more usb ports in it etc.

any thoughts on that?
post #9 of 20
I Love my 3 screens, a single screen feels like I have blinders on now. They are especially great for multi tasking.
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Originally Posted by blackandyellow View Post

awesome, I was also thinking of getting a screen in portrait mode as second screen, but nor sure yet.

main screen will be most likely a u2713, I don't really like matte screens but the only nice 1440p glossy screens I can find are Korean, and I rather go for something more stable.

Tho I could mod a 2713 and instead of leaving the screen be with an exposed polarizer, I was thinking of putting a custom glass panel over it, something like the apple cinema displays, and design a custom bezel for it, maybe even house some more usb ports in it etc.

any thoughts on that?

I would refer one of our fine Artisans here on OCN biggrin.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1391981/matte-film-removal-and-custom-de-bezel-display-services

I was thinking about getting the AG removed on mine but not certain it would work in my setup since I have windows in my room.

Also, I want to go portrait for my second monitor at some point as well, it definitely helps for web browsing. Look into it for sure. Possibly a u2412m would suit your needs, you also get the extra pixels from 1200p for a wider portrait landscape.
Edited by Bobotheklown - 5/24/13 at 9:52am
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