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Hey...

I've been increasinly pondering this question, but since I got a GTX460 recently, what's the cheapest route to 3D? I don't have the appropriate monitor, nor, the 3D Vision kit. I do have a Mitsu DLP that's listed as "3D Bluray compatible" but not "3D Vision HDMI 1.4a" on the nVidia 3D Vision website.

So, if I decided to go the Monitor+kit route, how much would that cost, minimum? I saw an ASUS bundled with the kit for 500usd which is a bit more than my U2311h, so I'm unwilling to commit that much into the technology . Is there a cheaper bundle route? Though, will my DLP work for gaming? If so, I could just grab the 3D Vision glasses+emitter kit for 180usd from Amazon and be done with it.

Thank you very much!
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cheapest route = Red Green glasses. = ~ $5 USD
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lol... well, I was hoping for something based off of 3D Vision. My experience with the colored glasses was "wow" for about... 5min, and then I realized I would never game with that, due to the lack of real color

3D Vision, after trying it out, is something I want to dig deeper into
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Originally Posted by ablearcher View Post
lol... well, I was hoping for something based off of 3D Vision. My experience with the colored glasses was "wow" for about... 5min, and then I realized I would never game with that, due to the lack of real color

3D Vision, after trying it out, is something I want to dig deeper into
With 3D money you can buy another GTX 260 OR Sandy Bridge.


Truth is your goign to use it and be like WOW!

then twnety minutes later your gonna realise
1. You dont have enough graphics power
2. You suck at playing your games in 3D


You can actually buy a used kit. They come up here and there.

Save you lots of $$ like that.

http://www.overclock.net/video/87667...-kit-sale.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by StuffStuff1 View Post
With 3D money you can buy another GTX 260 OR Sandy Bridge.


Truth is your goign to use it and be like WOW!

then twnety minutes later your gonna realise
1. You dont have enough graphics power
2. You suck at playing your games in 3D


You can actually buy a used kit. They come up here and there.

Save you lots of $$ like that.

http://www.overclock.net/video/87667...-kit-sale.html
Ah I have a miTX breadbox, so I could only get a more powerful single GPU, lol.... it is an idea to consider

Thank you!
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try...stepping outside of your door
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Red Blue glasses for $1

Turn on 3D in the NVIDIA control panel.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kckyle View Post
try...stepping outside of your door
You don't need to leave your house to see 3D, you know.
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post
You don't need to leave your house to see 3D, you know.
oh snap your right lol.
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post #10 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kckyle View Post
try...stepping outside of your door
can't find one... ah, behind the bureau. Hmm... must of left it there for a reason.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Limes View Post
Red Blue glasses for $1

Turn on 3D in the NVIDIA control panel.
Yeah... I didn't like that for a reason.
Quote:
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You don't need to leave your house to see 3D, you know.
I don't have much of a view outside of my window... I guess I'll just go back to a fantasy world
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