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thanks for all the info.

but im pretty sure its more than just a couple caps that are going bad as when it works its still pretty good. but (with a couple different cables) it dosen't always detect signal but if i turn it off and back on it has about a 50% chance of finding it again.

and i want a new BIGGER monitor any way that can actually use the big resolutions that my GPUs can give me but my crappy monitors cant
What are you running at on a square 19"? 1280x1024?
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No prob. Just throwing it out there in case. I only use one of the 19s now, but it's nice knowing the other one is there if I need it. I had both 19's and the 23 hooked up at one point, but that was more or a distraction than anything else so I went back to just two.
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Wow Striker, the plane looks stunning! A friend of mine is studying for her private pilots license and has promised to take me up once she gets it. I'm excited purely at the opportunity for aerial photography But I am also very jealous of anyone who can fly, or gets the opportunity to be flown in a small plane whenever they like
yea im pretty excited about the photography side too their are allot of things that just look SO much cooler from above..

but yea... i love flying... when i need to calm down i make a couple phone calls and go flying for an hour or two.... its nice... the world look so small from a few thousand feet up.... it puts every thing in perspective when your having a hard time with something....

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What are you running at on a square 19"? 1280x1024?
if that

i think so though

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No prob. Just throwing it out there in case. I only use one of the 19s now, but it's nice knowing the other one is there if I need it. I had both 19's and the 23 hooked up at one point, but that was more or a distraction than anything else so I went back to just two.
thats allot of space... one of my coworkers has 3 22s on his desk here (hes a drafter and stuff) and even that is excessive (though i want it XD) i can see where it would get distracting. i usually have w/e IM working on on the main display and then a couple IM clients and Song-Bird or a movie or something minor going on the other. or if im gaming a browser and IM clients
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yea im pretty excited about the photography side too their are allot of things that just look SO much cooler from above..

but yea... i love flying... when i need to calm down i make a couple phone calls and go flying for an hour or two.... its nice... the world look so small from a few thousand feet up.... it puts every thing in perspective when your having a hard time with something....



if that

i think so though



thats allot of space... one of my coworkers has 3 22s on his desk here (hes a drafter and stuff) and even that is excessive (though i want it XD) i can see where it would get distracting. i usually have w/e IM working on on the main display and then a couple IM clients and Song-Bird or a movie or something minor going on the other. or if im gaming a browser and IM clients
Gotta say, having three monitors is going to help SO much with my workflow. I can absolutely understand any professional that has 3. I hate having to cram so many windows into the small amount of space this 24" monitor gives me when working in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator or Dreamweaver. Drives me insane! Another 2 monitors is the next thing on my list of stuff to save for. I don't expect that I'll game on all 3, but they'll certainly all be used for design work! (totally excessive for anything else though haha )
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Studies have shows that very few workers benefit from a third monitor. Their productivity decreases with three. Two is the optimal setup for MOST workers. Exceptions are IT people who have to monitor multiple servers and systems. My son-in-law has 6 25" wide screens hooked up in a 3 wide by 2 hi arrangement for all of the work he does managing a web hosting companies servers and traffic demands. He only uses two of them for actual work though. The three across the top are for monitoring and the third one on the lower level he normally turns off as it tends to be more of a distraction than a help.

Just saying. I would try borrowing a third before purchasing it, especially with wide screens. With three most people find they have to move their head from side to side with slows them down while they can see two by only moving their eyes.
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Studies have shows that very few workers benefit from a third monitor. Their productivity decreases with three. Two is the optimal setup for MOST workers. Exceptions are IT people who have to monitor multiple servers and systems. My son-in-law has 6 25" wide screens hooked up in a 3 wide by 2 hi arrangement for all of the work he does managing a web hosting companies servers and traffic demands. He only uses two of them for actual work though. The three across the top are for monitoring and the third one on the lower level he normally turns off as it tends to be more of a distraction than a help.

Just saying. I would try borrowing a third before purchasing it, especially with wide screens. With three most people find they have to move their head from side to side with slows them down while they can see two by only moving their eyes.
Good to know! I can easily borrow my boyfriends monitor to test it out. The biggest reason why I want to go 3 instead of two is because I really don't want to have a "seam" right bang smack in the middle. Having three monitors puts one in the middle and then the seams are not directly in front of me. I suppose it's only a minor thing, but it's certainly enough to annoy me a lot.
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Gotta say, having three monitors is going to help SO much with my workflow. I can absolutely understand any professional that has 3. I hate having to cram so many windows into the small amount of space this 24" monitor gives me when working in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator or Dreamweaver. Drives me insane! Another 2 monitors is the next thing on my list of stuff to save for. I don't expect that I'll game on all 3, but they'll certainly all be used for design work! (totally excessive for anything else though haha )
There's a program out there called SoftTH or something like that that will allow you to game on triple monitors with TF2


Striker: Plane looks great
So is that two seats I see there?
I'm expecting some aerial photo shoots now
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what is this stuff? sry... really sleepy
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what is this stuff? sry... really sleepy
Don't mind him. He's under the influence of some heavy liquor at the moment.
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