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hi hi
i been playing Diablo 3 on triple screen and it is somewhat advantages for me.
how does Diablo 3 fares on triple screen monitor?



Pros:
1. on the left and right of the screen, you see monster spawning far away before you even reach them. especially good for scouting elite & rare monsters abilities.
2. some boss fights are extremely useful.
3. some range abilities has quite far range, in which this case, i can cast or shoot almost one screen away, far from triggering enemy into detecting my presence.

Cons:
1. Team Players information is too far on the left side on the left screen.
2. Inventory Page opens too far to the right side on the right screen.
3. When in stores, the Store page opens on far left and your inventory opens on far right, totally long mouse travels but then again, with some shortcuts buttons, this can be easily nullified.
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When I picked up the second it was clear I was gonna need a bigger desk. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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We are moving in jan/feb so i'm not going to get a proper work desk till then. But the way I have set it up I think will work ok in the interum. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Yeah i'm sure i'll have no regrets. I have a mate that was gonna get two more VG278H's and run surround but I think he got cold feet and wants to see my setup first.
Can't wait to play Trine 2 in surround 3d, think i'll fire that up before bf3 tbh.

Looks like the table will work for now thumb.gif Desk definitely wasnt having it. smile.gif
Trine 2 in 3d surround is amazing!
Best use of 3d surround for me has been Max Payne 3. With some convergence adjustment its the most badass thing I have seen on this PC, or in gaming Period!. The 3d really make the textures so much more realistics while bullets are whizzing by your head, literally! Every time I hop on there Im amazed! Shock & awe!
Next is Burnout Paradise in 3d surround.
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What FOV are you guys running for bf3?
BF3 FOV with 3 screen doesnt look that different IMO. I just leave it on fov 60. 5760x1080 27in x3 is plenty for me.
306.23 drivers has decreases my framerate by 60-70%. I use 301.42 for BF3 and it works perfect.
Everything else that Ive played 306.23 works great for 3d surround.
Enjoy!
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Yeah I noticed a performance drop with those drives too. I played Max Payne 3 all in 3d was epic, might have to replay it in surround 3d.
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I was in a similar predicament a couple weeks back but I was contemplating one of those Korean monitors. In the end i realized I would def miss the triple screen & the extra real estate.
+all the compliments I get when I bring sum1 in my room rolleyes.gif
I usually get awe, followed by a snide, "why do you need four screens, what could you possibly use them for?" Depending on how much I can be bothered, I either shrug and ignore the question, or explain about productivity increases when you don't have to keep Alt-Tabbing between stuff. biggrin.gif
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I don't think I can ever go back to just one screen. One screen feels like I'm gaming out of a box.
Agreed. I have to game single screen when mobile, and it's so restrictive. frown.gif

Surround gaming is the biggest upgrade to my gaming experience that I've had since I bought a 4MB 3dfx card and saw Quake 2 running at 640x480 in Glide.
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Listen to this man, he speaks the truth. At 4320x2560 myself and would never go back. Media production is a breeze and normal usage is a joy with 3 screens
Agreed wholeheartedly.
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Most of you guys over lap bezels? I just had a bit of a fiddle then and it seems to be the way to go.
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I only overlap mine a small amount - I find if I tuck one behind the other, the image displacement makes me feel sick when gaming. This results in me having fairly large bezel gaps, but I don't find them too distracting as I'm usually focussing on the centre monitor where the crosshairs/front of the car/action is. The side monitors are strictly for peripheral vision.
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Most of you guys over lap bezels? I just had a bit of a fiddle then and it seems to be the way to go.

I've found that with a bezel correction of 60 (120 total) for a resolution of 5880x1080, I place the two side monitors just behind the primary display so that the bezel is only as wide as a single monitor. I did have to find a happy medium for the angle I sat the side monitors though. Seems that a 20* angle worked the best for me otherwise I experienced an image displacement phenomenon similar to what Paradigm Shifter described. The monitor height also had to be perfect.... and just getting use to using your peripheral vision with computer screens lol
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Yeah I figured the same, your focus 90% of the time is that centre screen. Only when you catch something left or right will you look over and then follow the turn into the centre screen. No doubt once you're in the zone the bezels are the last of your worries. I just figured if you can halve the bezel width why not. Guess I'll have to wait and see when this third monitors rocks up. Ideally I think I'd rather have the monitors neatly butted up thou.
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Most of you guys over lap bezels? I just had a bit of a fiddle then and it seems to be the way to go.

I cant quite yet with 2 crossovers and 1 apple cinema but plans this winter or spring to debezel the crossovers completely and sort it out. Right now games are bezel corrected at 4750x2560 (245px left gap, 185px right gap). If you can easily I'd do it, you'll probably be able to get a desk or wall mount to hold all three of the debezeled screens for not too much.

The bezel gaps have grown on me more than I would have thought, but it's not ideal in any sense of the word. And yah middle screen is where the action is unless the real estate is needed
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Bah.

Just got my laptop back from RMA of a dead pixel on the screen.

The new screen has an even worse one!

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Back it goes again!
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