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I'm trying to find two thinly trimmed monitors. As in like having a really small border around the actual LCD screen. I'm looking for 20-22 inches, and i was wondering if you guys have any suggestions? thanks
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Originally Posted by derek2esilent View Post
I'm trying to find two thinly trimmed monitors. As in like having a really small border around the actual LCD screen. I'm looking for 20-22 inches, and i was wondering if you guys have any suggestions? thanks


What is your idea of "thin"? The monitors I have, all except the bottom, the frame is about a half inch thick.
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thats the typical thing, when i get like $600 i am going to buy 3 22in widescreens and do a mod where it almost has a seamless run to it.
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What are you planning on doing?

If you are going to game across 3 monitors you need a expensive device and the monitors can only be 1440x900 each.

As far as I know, if you are getting 2, you going to have atleast 3/4 of a inch gap right in the middle of your screen.

If you using it for just desktop and editing stuff, 3 would be the way to go.. but your still looking at 3/4 of a inch gap between them.

Bottomline, if your going to be stretching your desktop across multi displays, 3 is the way to go or your center of the screen will be split.

I honestly don't like multi displays.. A 24" Widescreen monitor gives me enough room to do whatever I want with space to spare, but depending on what you do I guess you could need more space.
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theres a program that allows you to use tri monitors but i cant remember which
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its for a relative who is just going to be using two, and i know the other required parts he will need to get.
I mean like the edges if the screen, are there any monitors like designed for multiple displays that have like a 1/4in border or something thin like that?
thanks for the help so far
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theres a program that allows you to use tri monitors but i cant remember which
I think that you mean SoftTH. It will certainly get the job done, but takes a bit extra processing power to run.

There is a hardware alternative, which is what I am running.
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I think that you mean SoftTH. It will certainly get the job done, but takes a bit extra processing power to run.

There is a hardware alternative, which is what I am running.
Matrox TripleHead2Go Digital Edition
This allows me to game at 3840x1024 across three displays.
How does your 8800GTX handle that? How is the game support for it?
post #9 of 11
Are you planning on taking them apart and seaming them together. That would be slick.
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post #10 of 11
How about you guys answer his actual question...

I did a quick NewEgg Search.

This is the best I found in 2 minutes...
PLANAR PX2210MW Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 800:1 - Retail
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