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Hello everyone, I will be doing a huge build soon and plan on building a custom desk to support a 8+ monitor set up
and i need some help. The issue i keep coming back to is what monitors/displays to get my price range is around $1200 max per display and im looking for fairly thin bezel they will be used for everything from gaming to video editing. there are to many choices and im terrible at deciding on things like this. and until i decide on monitors i cant start building the desk. so some help would be very much appreciated.biggrin.gif
post #2 of 62
Be the first person to do an 8 debezelled Qnix QX2710 set up.

The monitors would only cost ~$2400 for all 8, and you'd have about 30 Million pixels worth of realestate.

You will transcend space and time and become a god.

Here's what mine looks like after some handiwork: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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But what video card would he use? Thats What I am trying to wrap my head around.
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post #4 of 62
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Originally Posted by Jackeduphard View Post

But what video card would he use? Thats What I am trying to wrap my head around.

Well, he's gunna need like 4 of them...

If OP is serious, he's got cash to blow so...maybe four 770 or 780's or something?
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post #5 of 62
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But what video card would he use? Thats What I am trying to wrap my head around.

Multiple of your favorite? lol. Just wouldn't be able to have them SLI/CF
 
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post #6 of 62
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Well, he's gunna need like 4 of them...

If OP is serious, he's got cash to blow so...maybe four 770 or 780's or something?

He wouldn't need much horse power if he just wants to use them. He could even use 2 lowly GPUs if he wanted.
 
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post #7 of 62
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He wouldn't need much horse power if he just wants to use them. He could even use 2 lowly GPUs if he wanted.

True...You can run two 120Hz 1440p monitors off of a GTX 460!
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Think im going to use 4x EVGA GTX Titan but not sure they support more than 4 x in sli here is what build curently looks like as of right now http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/5277647 there wil most likely be changes.
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Think im going to use 4x EVGA GTX Titan but not sure they support more than 4 x in sli here is what build curently looks like as of right now http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/5277647 there wil most likely be changes.
Dude. You're crazy lol. That's like a 20k budget there.
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Think im going to use 4x EVGA GTX Titan but not sure they support more than 4 x in sli here is what build curently looks like as of right now http://www.overclock.net/lists/display/view/id/5277647 there wil most likely be changes.

I don't even know where to start smile.gif....So many components thumb.gif

I think there are a couple questions to answer to get an idea of what you are looking for. $1200/monitor is a real high budget (but reasonable if the requirements are needed) and there are many monitors between 300-700 that i think would fit the bill. There are many other questions you could ask but I put the ones below that normally I ask myself.

1. You mentioned gaming and video editing. Is professional grade color gamut important or nice to have.
2. Size - are we talking about your target of 24"/27"/30".
3. Resolution - 1080, 1440, 1600, etc.
Edited by skruffs01 - 6/23/13 at 10:05am
     
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