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does anyone here run dual monitors? i tried it for a few days with my 24 and 22 and i didnt like it at all, my speakers didnt fit on the desk anymore and it just looked like "too much" like it was overwhelming. i also didnt like watching tv because there wasn't a monitor in the middle, i had to look to the side and it just felt weird and not as nice as it does now. maybe i did something wrong lol
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The way i did it is run your main monitor centered,and your secondary off to the side .the secondary should be showing apps that dont need much of your input like downloading movies ,folding, etc.
    
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with a 24" i dont use dual monitors nearly as much anymore. Back in the day I couldnt live without more screen real estate, but 1920x1200 is enough for me. At work, im stuck with 17 inchers and its tough to keep all the stuff I need on one monitor, so I cant live without the dual screens... but on my Mac pro I generally use Spaces to keep things organized.
    
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post #4 of 13
i run dual 22's couldnt live without them either, i run one in front and one to the right at 1440x900 its plenty of room. as far as having room for speakers and such, you just have to make room, i run on under my monitors one to the right and one above, so i had to sacrafice a little
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post #5 of 13
You could always buy monitor arms to free up desk space but they aren't cheap.
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post #6 of 13
With a 22 and a 24, i'm not surprised you felt so overwhelmed by it all.. a 17 and a 22 is fine for me.
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for those of you who like your dual setups, would you mind posting pics so i can see how you did it?
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post #8 of 13
i was running dual monitors for a while and it was nice, mostly for watching movies on one and browsing the internet on the other. but now i just use one.
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i would post pics, but no camera... but i have my 22" a little to the right, and my 19" to the left. Just perfect
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post #10 of 13
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Originally Posted by a!!!!1 View Post
for those of you who like your dual setups, would you mind posting pics so i can see how you did it?





They shift around a few inches each day, cos i spin the big one around so i can watch it from my bed just to the right.
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