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It's like when a fly lands on your screen repeatedly and you have to resist the urge to just smack it and try to shoo it away again and again... sozo.gif

Interestingly enough, that's my biggest reason for not liking dual monitors. Triples at least the area where bezels meet is out of the main view.
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I can't stand multiple displays TBH. Seeing bezels in between just bugs me, LOL

I wasn't talking about multiple displays. I was talking about the difference between web browsing on a 30" 2560 x 1600 rather than a 34" 3440 x 1440. I guess you missed that part. rolleyes.gif

Do you notice how much more of the web page you can see on 16:10?

I'll look for a direct screen shot... see if I still have one somewhere so I can show you the difference. /sigh
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I wasn't talking about multiple displays. I was talking about the difference between web browsing on a 30" 2560 x 1600 rather than a 34" 3440 x 1440. I guess you missed that part. rolleyes.gif

Do you notice how much more of the web page you can see on 16:10?

I'll look for a direct screen shot... see if I still have one somewhere so I can show you the difference. /sigh

Sorry, I read your post on your phone and honestly wasn't paying much attention. I apologize for that. Let me clarify, I don't mind what sort of vertical browsing space, just the fact that I can have two comfortably sized browser windows side by side. The reason I bought the 21.9 is because I got it for IMO super cheap. If money wasn't a factor and this wasn't so cheap, I honestly would not know which monitor I would have upgraded to.
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Sorry, I read your post on your phone and honestly wasn't paying much attention. I apologize for that. Let me clarify, I don't mind what sort of vertical browsing space, just the fact that I can have two comfortably sized browser windows side by side. The reason I bought the 21.9 is because I got it for IMO super cheap. If money wasn't a factor and this wasn't so cheap, I honestly would not know which monitor I would have upgraded to.

Fair enough. I know I'm definitely missing the vertical height, which is why I wish they made a 3820 x 1600 21:9.

Yeah, I wasn't trying to dissuade you from a 21:9 or tell you to get something else, only that I feel that 2560 x 1600 was superior for web browsing.

With that being said, I'm using a 21:9 and not my 19:10 which is sitting beside me unused. lol
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I went from a 2560x1600 that I used for ~3 years to a 21:9. Didn't miss the vertical height at all. You can always position your taskbar to the side of the screen, that gives you an extra 40 pixels or so right there.

3820 horizontal would be too wide for me personally assuming the monitor size would be bigger as well. I don't see myself going past 34"
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I went from a 2560x1600 that I used for ~3 years to a 21:9. Didn't miss the vertical height at all. You can always position your taskbar to the side of the screen, that gives you an extra 40 pixels or so right there.

3820 horizontal would be too wide for me personally assuming the monitor size would be bigger as well. I don't see myself going past 34"

Yeah, it would be 38"-40" wide if you extended a 2560 x 1600 to 21:9. That would be the ideal monitor for me. lol
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I bought the Dell. biggrin.gif

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Just got my Acer XZ350CU set up and it's sweet for gaming, 144Hz with Freesync. My game of choice is MWO:Online, where I get between 100-144 fps with a Radeon R9 390. It's quite an experience, I love it!



For what it's worth, to get Freesync working with the latest AMD Crimson drivers you have to change the OSD menu option "DP Format" from 1.2 to 1.1. Very strange I know since Freesync requires DP1.2a, but it is necessary to enable the Freesync option in AMD's drivers with this monitor. Otherwise it says "Freesync not supported". Took me a few hours to figure out but it seems to work ok. Apparently not an issue with the older Catalyst drivers.
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Star Wars Battlefront - Fighter Squad.

Watch it at the highest quality.
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Hey guys, after owning a 2560x1440 QNIX for a while now, I feel like making the change to 21:9.
The reason for it my computer usage is changing and I'm now mainly working/multitasking instead of having time to game. I'm not a fan of huge displays (I think).
So what monitor would you guys recommend?
Color is very important but so is response time since I'm very picky with my ghosting and refresh rates even at non-gaming tongue.gif
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