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ouch man... i payed 400 at costco, about 4 months ago. you can also get it at costco.com for 400 with free shipping. the only catch is you need a membership.
I got them for $320 shipped each

I am not an impulse buyer. I just needed an upgrade...lol from my 17in. I had a bit of money put away so I thought this would be a good investment.
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i had got mines for free from a non-powered on 245BW from a coworker that was lazy to RMA, I didn't have a receipt but told them the situation and they did a exchange via pickup/drop off at a UPS store near where I live.
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So... how are you planning to run 3 displays when you only have two DVI sockets?
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So... how are you planning to run 3 displays when you only have two DVI sockets?
Im picking up another pci e card, probably a 2600
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3! Dude, I wanted to do that, It's going to be awesome. Good luck finding the desk space, you'll have to show us some serious pics of this.

Seriously, awesome as hell. Amazing price, I paid £450 ($900) for just one of mine only around a year or so back. You could buy more, sell them on and make a killing.
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post #26 of 65
are you upgrading your gpu at all, because a single 3870 would find it very hard to support wide resolutions on two 24" screens, why not just settle witha 22" HD screen,
the one im getting is the Samsung 225MD it goes up to 1080p, with hdmi,scart and optical outputs
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are you upgrading your gpu at all, because a single 3870 would find it very hard to support wide resolutions on two 24" screens, why not just settle witha 22" HD screen,
the one im getting is the Samsung 225MD it goes up to 1080p, with hdmi,scart and optical outputs
He is getting another card, I asked him before. And a 3870 can handle them fine.

And there is a huge difference between a 22" and a 24"

22" = 1680x1050

24" = 1920x1200
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post #28 of 65
ah right, there isnt much difference between this 22" though!,
check it out, http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MO-065-SA,
the spec on that strangely is for the 225MW, which doesnt have the 1080p, on samsungs website and according to the stickers that are on the screen(my freinds has one) its 1080p!
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ah right, there isnt much difference between this 22" though!,
check it out, http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...odid=MO-065-SA,
the spec on that strangely is for the 225MW, which doesnt have the 1080p, on samsungs website and according to the stickers that are on the screen(my freinds has one) its 1080p!
There is a huge difference, why even recommend that?

It can't do 1080p without downscaling, look at the resolution, you need 1920x1080 to display 1080p.

The 24"ers will be fine, I doubt you'd want to game across all three anyway, you'd game on one, the others are for other things.
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post #30 of 65
Meh the Samsung 245BW is ok..

Its too bright personally. The viewing angles are not great and also the top of the screen is dimmer then the bottom.
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