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You're welcome to try 3D Surround here, i never had any problems with the bezels.My first thought was similar, but in-game you won't notice them.And about immersion......my heart stops beating e when i see a tree coming at me @160mph....
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There is also this thing that allows you to adjust the screen for the bezels, so that you don't miss anything in case the bezels do get in the way, which you learn to tune out after you get used to it.
I'm sure - but I'm just pointing out that the image isn't fluid as that screen shot when it is on 3 monitors. Hate to have to train myself to tune that out. The bezels are there, they don't move, and you'll always see it. I suppose you can pretend it's not there...
    
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Well. In his defense

I've gamed on 2x 24'' monitors and I was annoyed by the bezels as well.. On 2 monitors, a gun was cut right between because of those bezels.

I have a 32'' Sony Bravia TV. Hook it up to HDMI and you have 1080P -- For immersion, the TV was far superior than the two monitors I had going on. The overall resolution was smaller on the TV.

But sometimes, the bigger the guns/guys & scenery the more immersion you can get out of it.

I did not notice any pixelation or bad graphics running on the TV

Perhaps 3x Monitors is wayyyyyyy better. But for me, Bezels suck and makes the immersion not so much there
Who the hell would game with 2 monitors? That would look ridiculous.
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Who the hell would game with 2 monitors? That would look ridiculous.


I know..... the mere thought of that.. ewwwwwwwwww
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I'm sure - but I'm just pointing out that the image isn't fluid as that screen shot when it is on 3 monitors. Hate to have to train myself to tune that out. The bezels are there, they don't move, and you'll always see it. I suppose you can pretend it's not there...
you DONT see it. the side monitors are in your peripheral vision. until you try it, you just dont know.......
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Now this is amazing, but you need a 10+GB RAM disk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ah6D3DTAJ7g

Or this
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-mKS8TE1FE

I played on my 32" TV when I didn't have a monitor and had to use salvaged lawn furniture. It hurt my eyes bad and was terrible. I could see using it from a distance in games like GTA4 which is optimized but up close and text, ugh!
That second video is sick.
    
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Who the hell would game with 2 monitors? That would look ridiculous.
lol seriously.

I have 2x 27 inch samsung monitors but i game in one window and have steam friends and music software in the other.
    
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Just overlap your screens so you only get a tiny 1 inch bezel, which is almost unnoticeable when you are playing the game.
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I'm sure - but I'm just pointing out that the image isn't fluid as that screen shot when it is on 3 monitors. Hate to have to train myself to tune that out. The bezels are there, they don't move, and you'll always see it. I suppose you can pretend it's not there...
You don't "train" yourself to not notice them. Do you train yourself to not notice the noise in a busy city? No. The sound of horns, trains, and people moving about is always there, you just learn to forget about. The human body is a very adaptable thing. You will eventually adapt to the screen setup as well.
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You don't "train" yourself to not notice them. Do you train yourself to not notice the noise in a busy city? No. The sound of horns, trains, and people moving about is always there, you just learn to forget about. The human body is a very adaptable thing. You will eventually adapt to the screen setup as well.
Thing is, you shouldn't 'have' to adapt to make it more enjoyable.

That's like downgrading from a core i7 to a single core and 'adapting' that you really have the same performance............


EDIT" Basically I'm saying that multi-monitor 3-6 isnt' something you should 'just get used to'
     
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