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Hey guys just need some quick advice.

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/158568

Looking to get 3 of these so I can get a triple screen set up going.... Just wanted to know if these monitors were any good... And if there's any problems I might run into ie my graphic cards not being able to handle this... I opted for 3 22 inch instead of 2 24 inches if you saw my previous thread... Weirdly enough they add up to the same price. Anyway any help would be much appreciated and if you feel these monitors suck please suggest a better choice.

Thanks!!

PS I was worried about gaming. I've done a bit of research a triple screen game seems pretty kick ass ( FPS and Racing games) Will my graphic cards be able to handle such resolutions?? They are the factory overclocked 1GHz 4890s....
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post #2 of 21
Assumimg you have 4890, I don't think eyefinity is supported on them. Only 5000 6000 series or sli nvidia surround.
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Sorry which part was your reply aimed at? Bit vague...
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he is saying with your cards you cant do eyefinity.

AMD Eyefinity technology was introduced in AMD's latest line of ATI Radeon™ HD 5000 Series graphics products which includes the following:
AMD Radeon™ HD 6870 GPUs
AMD Radeon™ HD 6850 GPUs
ATI Radeon™ HD 5970 GPUs
ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 Series GPUs
ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 Series GPUs
ATI Radeon™ HD 5670 GPUs
ATI Radeon™ HD 5500 Series GPUs
ATI Radeon™ HD 5450 GPUs
ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5400 Series or higher GPUs
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Not really looking to do eyefinity though... Just wanted to get 3 monitors hooked up together and see if I could do some gaming! Do I need eyefinity for that?? :S
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if you want the game on all three monitors then yes you need it.
    
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Ahhh what a disappointment. What about not gaming??
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Originally Posted by microman View Post
if you want the game on all three monitors then yes you need it.
No, you don't. You can use a program called SoftTH that will allow you to game on 3 displays. Check this website out for more information on SoftTH.
post #9 of 21
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Damn... Didn't think running 3 screens would be so much of a hassle. A lot of games probably wouldn't run properly with that program though, right?? I really don't want to upgrade my graphic cards because then I'll need to upgrade everything else... Maybe I'll just stick with 2 monitors. Any opinions on that BenQ Monitor I linked in the original post? Might pick up 2 right now...
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One more quick question. If I was to get 2 monitors would 2 different sizes be a bad idea. For example a 27 with a 22??
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