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I have one of these already and I am considering adding two more for nvidia surround. I'm new to surround setups so I have a few questions -


1. Is this a good monitor for a surround setup? As far as uniformity between the units and such?

2. Should I debezel my monitors? Is it worth buying/making a stand?

3. Will I be able to scrape by on a single GTX 680? I would rather wait a while and upgrade when Maxwell comes out.

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What games? Are those the same monitors as these?



If so they look great and run fine on a 7950 for Dirt 3, F1 2012, and some other Sim games but it's a bullet to the head with bioshock infinite or crysis 3.

As for removing the bezel look if there is a how to on that and if so see what you think of the steps.

As for the stand... ergotech.com I wouldn't make a stand. The one in that picture took a very long time and the wood was expensive and it was very difficult to get the monitors perfectly straight.
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What games? Are those the same monitors as these?
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If so they look great and run fine on a 7950 for Dirt 3, F1 2012, and some other Sim games but it's a bullet to the head with bioshock infinite or crysis 3.

As for removing the bezel look if there is a how to on that and if so see what you think of the steps.

As for the stand... ergotech.com I wouldn't make a stand. The one in that picture took a very long time and the wood was expensive and it was very difficult to get the monitors perfectly straight.

Very nice build you have there!

The monitors look the same, except for the placement of the HDMI logo (mine in on the bottom left corner)

The stands look expensive, I'll get one after a few months I suppose.

Are you able to run Crysis 3 at medium settings at least? Any other games?
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Hey sorry for the delay... I do not own that rig the bald guy in the picture does smile.gif I just picked everything out then built the computer and helped him assemble it. I played several games on it and will say that those monitors that close make my eyes hurt in anything but a sim racing game. In racing I feel the surround is a must so you can see traffic and look to the direction you are turning in.

For the other games I kind of prefer playing on a 2560 monitor over 3x1080p... I had 3 24" monitors and migrated over to a single 2560x1440.

Just at 1440P frame rates drop really low on some of the demanding titles. You really have to know what settings to leave on and which ones to turn off. Some barely affect FPS at all but make a major change in visual quality. Others have a minimal effect on the quality and could have a very measurable impact on the FPS.

Anyways to answer your question direct about Crysis... Yes you can def run Crysis 1080Px3 on medium settings at a decent frame rate and later on down the road you can throw in a second GPU if you can.

Other non demanding titles get great FPS on that setup. Dirt 2/3 get plenty of frames F1 is acceptable Bioshock you really have to turn some settings down.

You can usually look to GPU reviews to get a good idea of the performance. They usually test the GPUs in surround... the newest review of the GTX 780 by someone from overclockers.com shows you the GTX 670 TOP on the current drivers in new games in surround mode. Your performance should be = or better than the 670 TOP.

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