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Hi guys,

I have just ordered 3 new screens to try out Nvidia surround for gaming, VM work and general surfing etc...

I was really tempted by 3 23" dell ultrasharps but £750 new / £660 refurb just seemed too steep for new monitors to me.

However I found the Samsung P2450H at £156 on pixmania so I just bought 3 for a total of £494 delivered!!!

And I havn't even sold my SM2493HM yet either :-)
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That is one hell of deal! I would love to see your setup once you have everything ready!
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I shall upload pics when they are here :-)
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1080p or 1200p?


In any case,

Subbed, I want pix...
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Effing AWESOME!! You are a GOD to me for going surround with green cards xD
Would love to see your setup when it arrives.

PS:
If you have NFS: Shift, please post a picture of yourself playing. Pretty please.
    
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
1080p or 1200p?


In any case,

Subbed, I want pix...
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Effing AWESOME!! You are a GOD to me for going surround with green cards xD
Would love to see your setup when it arrives.

PS:
If you have NFS: Shift, please post a picture of yourself playing. Pretty please.
1080p, as much as I would have liked to stay with 1200p, 16:10 is being phased out and I couldn't find anyone selling SM2493HM's.

I don't have NFS:Shift but I shall take action shots :-)
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Think on the positive side: 3x 1080p is easier to run

Do those displays do portrait? If so, please try out 3240x1920... That's gonna look awesome in games like BC2 or JC2 or crysis or metro or IDK something...
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Think on the positive side: 3x 1080p is easier to run

Do those displays do portrait? If so, please try out 3240x1920... That's gonna look awesome in games like BC2 or JC2 or crysis or metro or IDK something...
They don't have rotating stands, although I would have liked them, due to my work outside of gaming, I need them in landscape anyway.
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Man THREE monitors. Thats a dream, just imagine all of the multitasking you will be doing!
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Man THREE monitors. Thats a dream, just imagine all of the multitasking you will be doing!
Nice picture xD
    
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