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I currently have a few month old Compaq S2022a 20" CCFL monitor. I am building a rig with at least 3 way crossfire (6970) so I'll have plenty of power to drive most setups. Yes, I'll be using eyefinity.

I was seriously considering 3 ASUS 23.6" LED monitors and keeping the s2022a as a backup or for lans. It's $500 or so for 3 new ASUSs or $240 for two more 20 inchers.

The monitors:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-112-_-Product

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...009&Tpk=s2022a

What is the most performance/value? Maybe suggest other monitors around the same price point?
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I would buy a fourth 6970 with the cash you save on those 20 inchers. I think 20in is a nice size, especially for eyefinity. Any bigger and you almost defeat the purpose of eyefinity imo.
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Ah because the monitors will be so large that they will not be viewable from your side vision? I'm also going to get a TrackIR setup so it should negate any screen size issues.
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I would buy a fourth 6970 with the cash you save on those 20 inchers. I think 20in is a nice size, especially for eyefinity. Any bigger and you almost defeat the purpose of eyefinity imo.

Personally I think that would be total overkill for the screen size. I would go with having the 3x larger screens myself and keep it at 3x video cards. They scale well in crossfire, but not that well for the money.
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I have the VE247H, its awesome go buy 3 of em
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