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Ok so i have been through the idea of one large monitor or a dual monitor setup and i have finally decided to combine the ideas. In that i have one large monitor and then a smaller monitor to the right hand side mounted in a portrait fashion.

However, i do not know what sizes i should be looking at, ideally i would like the bezels to match up and ideally i would like the same branded monitors. (in a perfect world they would also match resolution wise, but the chances of that are slim i know)

I have been looking at Samsung and Dell monitors but i am still open to opinions.

For those who are unsure of what i mean look at the attached image

Thanks in advanced guys, you always seem to help,

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Price range?
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Anything under £1000 MAX, preferably under £700
    
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41 views and only 1 reply, I'm beginning to think you guys don't love me any more
    
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Try the Dell 3007wfp and the 2007fp vertically:
http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=...0&postcount=33 and http://hardforum.com/showpost.php?p=...0&postcount=24

edit: Also, you might just get a 24" and a 4:3 20" and forgo the portrait mode. The bezels may not match up, but they should be about the same height vertically.
Edited by heretic - 6/21/08 at 9:44pm
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I would recomend two monitors, TR did a review saying that two smaller monitors (22-24'') work far better than one large monitor (~30'').

I would recomend two Samsung 2253BW's, their excellent monitors, and at 22'' their sized optimally.

Also this monitor should be slightly cheaper if the 2253's are a little too spendy (I only have a Newegg link, sorry)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009094
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Acer screens are fairly cheap and not bad, I'd recommend them.

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That looks very spiffy, I might have to do that with my 2 20"s when I get a bigger monitor.
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post #9 of 17
Am I the only one who noticed that in his game the pictures did not line up and the 20"ers had different coloring?

That would drive me crazy! LOL!
post #10 of 17
Hi Nostrano, not sure about a big monitor but Novatech are doing a 22" for £128 which my friend got the other day and was quite impressed.

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...tml?NOV-LCD22E
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