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32" LG HDTV or triple acer 23" monitors?

post #1 of 12
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Recently decided on which parts to get and what wc loop to cool it, now im in the process of getting a monitor for 3d design/autocad and games. Experts, which will be better for me, getting a single 32" LG 32LD460 HD TV or getting 3 acer x233h 23" full hd monitors for 2d surround? I know the bigger lcd will be better for autocad (drawing space will still look bigger when zoomed out, etc)while the multi monitor will be helpful in multitasking. As for the gaming side, i know triple monitor looks and sounds much cooler but the hdtv can also have a ps3/xbox360 attached to it. Its hard balancing these pros and cons so i think it may come down to what you guys think. Thoughts? Comments? Violent reactions?

BTW the 32ld460 can be had for around 540$ while the triple x233h can be had for roughly the same. So the get whatever is cheaper suggestion is kinda invalid.

Thanks!
post #2 of 12
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btw ill be running the monitor(s) with gtx 570s in SLi and a healthily overclocked i7 950.
post #3 of 12
i really dont think you will be happy with the tv theres alot of big differences from monitors like you almost completly lose response times.

i own a sony bravia 1080i top of the line and i still prefer my monitors.
i do have it hooked up to my cards though just so i can watch movies and occasionally surf the web from my bed but not for gaming! lol
i say get the monitors. You will be happy with them
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Tri screen luvin....

wish I had the cash to try it for myself

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vzdn3kuiZM[/ame]

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post #5 of 12
This is easy. You want the three monitors. Trust me. The HDTV won't be as good for gaming
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post #6 of 12
Def go with the monitors:

-very noticable input lag with tv

-3x1080p monitors has 3 times the workspace of one TV

What's your budget for the display(s)?
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I say the x3 acer 23" would be the better choice if the setup has the GPU(s) power.
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My budget is around 550$, since the cpu alone costs around 2k. BTW prices are different in my country than in the US. Im getting my 570s from the US, as well as the wc loop since those two are waaaay expensive down here.

3x screen it is!
post #9 of 12
My 32" 1080p HDTV is great, Ive loved every second of it, gaming and movies are amazing, tri screen doesn't interest me really...
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Originally Posted by Devildog_13;11825400 
My budget is around 550$, since the cpu alone costs around 2k. BTW prices are different in my country than in the US. Im getting my 570s from the US, as well as the wc loop since those two are waaaay expensive down here.

3x screen it is!

then why not order the processor from the US as well?confused.gif
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