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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by adamxatomic;12186927 
im actually going with 23" acers. not too bad at $169 ea. plus they have slim bezels.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009255

i have limited desk space and dont want to add another desk to my "computer budget" which is far beyond its $1,600 usd max. (but im buying the fiance an iMac so i dont think she will mind too much.)

/edit- but if i had to choose 24" id get these.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236049
i just hate shiny bezels because i have a light right behind me.

@De-Zant: i would tell him that, but hes too young to understand. i usually just end up duct taping my connectors to whatever it is they are connecting lol.


any other ideas for 24 inchers ? I have looked at that Asus for a while now.. but skeptical from the reviews of the RMA horror stories.
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I don't know if anything has changed since I set up mine about a year ago, but you have to buy the ~$100 active dp adapter for Eyefinity to work
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I don't know if anything has changed since I set up mine about a year ago, but you have to buy the ~$100 active dp adapter for Eyefinity to work
no, you can buy a $25 powercolor or sapphire single link active adapter for 1920x1200 or below

the $100 duel link adapter w/ usb power cable is for 2560x1440/2560x1600

i have both adapter
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post #14 of 16
Check this out, I just put together my setup today using 2 of these Asus VE248H 24":http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=Asus%20VE248 Although I got mine at Fry's for 184.99 with a $25 MiR.
And the Asus VK246H I already had: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=Asus%20VK246


I also use a Sapphire active DP to DVI adapter since these don't have DP and it works like a charm: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-030-_-Product

Here's the end result:
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Here's the end result:
You still play FF XIV?
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You still play FF XIV?
It's installed and it's one of the games I tested my new setup on, but I don't usually play it per se. I log on every now and then as it is a fun game. I am in wait for the new content.
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