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Switching from 1440 to eyefinity?

post #1 of 5
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Debating on dropping my Shimian for three 1080 monitors and wondered if anyone had thoughts on the best bang for the buck.

Mostly play FPSs when gaming, and WOW. Would be selling my Shimian and would like to stay as close as possible to breaking even.

Thanks.
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My first 1080p Eyefinity setup was some Dell P2212H's borrowed from work. They were great for a 3 screen setup. They have native DisplayPort so no adapters, and the stand dose portrait. The only issue is the color shift when look at the screen at an angle, this is present in any TN panel. That was fine in landscape, but almost a no go in portrait; as the color shift is worst up and down compared to left and right. I went and bought some U2212H used on ebay, and the color is SO much better. IPS v TN is no contest when it comes to Eyefinity, because the color shift is almost non-existent.
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Thanks for the input. How do you feel about the AG coating on the screens? Any chance you have a picture?
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post #4 of 5
I don't think it's worth it.

I'd sell the Shimian for a Qnix or X-Star though, 27" 1440p 120Hz PLS - best of both worlds.

I'd rather have the best single monitor setup than 3 mediocre 1080p panels.
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I much prefer to have a PLP setup, with a pair of 1440x900 panels to add to the sides of the 27". Anything more is essentially wasted pixel space for me.
   
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