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Thinking about getting some new displays for Christmas, and I have a budget of about $350, which has to include shipping. I have my eyes on a 27" 1440p monitor, but I figure three 1080s would be more fun. I'm in Australia, so that has to be factored in.

Anyone have any ideas?
    
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If you can find three 1080p panels in Australia that cheap, you're going to be sadly disappointed with the display quality. I guess it might be fun to get your feet wet with 3-screen panoramic gaming, but for day to day operation you're going to wish you had a better quality panel.

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Originally Posted by hammong View Post

If you can find three 1080p panels in Australia that cheap, you're going to be sadly disappointed with the display quality. I guess it might be fun to get your feet wet with 3-screen panoramic gaming, but for day to day operation you're going to wish you had a better quality panel.

Greg
Maybe, but ignorance is bliss. I'm currently using a 4 year old 22" panel which is pretty cheap, and I'm fairly content with the quality. I don't think it'd get any worse.

Anyway, I'll be keeping my eyes open for people selling bundles of used monitors on my local forum. I wish we got awesome deals like the ones you see on Newegg.
    
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The only way you'll get it would be used - and small panels as well. Probably 22"
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The only way you'll get it would be used - and small panels as well. Probably 22"

Looks like I'm out of luck then. Korean panel it is!
    
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As an example, 3xBenQ GW2255 @ around $140 is the closest probably, and that monitor isn't even that good (although it is *pretty* good).
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