Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Monitors and Displays › Convince me NOT to buy 3 monitors for eyefinity
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Convince me NOT to buy 3 monitors for eyefinity - Page 11

post #101 of 134
Lol you have your choices of the following..

30" LCD: $1,500~
27" LCD: $1,000~
24" LCD: $600?~
22-23" LCD $230 - $300

Pic your price range and go with it. Obviously you could buy a TV setup that is bigger than a monitor setup for probably less, but the quality will be worse. Of course I listed the average DELL IPS monitors, you can find 22-26" cheaper to some extent if you don't buy IPS.
post #102 of 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by LightsInTheDark View Post
this
why would you second a contradicting statement? are yall regarding the headaches?
post #103 of 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by xsf View Post
Lol you have your choices of the following..

30" LCD: $1,500~
27" LCD: $1,000~
24" LCD: $600?~
22-23" LCD $230 - $300

Pic your price range and go with it. Obviously you could buy a TV setup that is bigger than a monitor setup for probably less, but the quality will be worse. Of course I listed the average DELL IPS monitors, you can find 22-26" cheaper to some extent if you don't buy IPS.
All of this is dependent on the brand. I have 2 of these on either side of this. My total was $800.

They are not top-o-the-line monitors, but I have some crazy real estate to play with and no dead pixels.
 
KillTheBananas
(14 items)
 
Minecraft Server
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 4.9Ghz 1.42v Asus Maximus IV Extreme Rev B3 EVGA 3GB GTX 780 FTW 8GB G.Skill Trident DDR3 1866Mhz 9-9-9-24 1.65v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
40GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 2x WD 320GB Raid-0, 1TB WD 2x Lite On LH-20A1S Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Hanns-G 28" | 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Antec HCP-1200 CoolerMaster HAF-X w/ window mod Logitech G9 Gaming Laser 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries 63003SS QCK+ XXL 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.6Ghz MSI K9N2 SLI Platinum 2x 9600gt 1GB in SLI 2x 2GB Corsair Dominator 1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar Blue 250GB 2x LiteOn DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 HannsG Hi221D 22" 1680 x 1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
PS/2 Antec Earthwatts 650w Antec 900 Optical 
Audio
Realtek 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ @ 2.2Ghz Tyan Tomcat S2866 PNY 8600GT 2x 1Gb, 2x 512MB Mix'n'match 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB WD don't remember XP x86 19" HannStar 1440x900 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
MiMO 7" USB Monitor PS/2 450W something Antec mid 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Dell hmmm no need 
  hide details  
Reply
 
KillTheBananas
(14 items)
 
Minecraft Server
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 4.9Ghz 1.42v Asus Maximus IV Extreme Rev B3 EVGA 3GB GTX 780 FTW 8GB G.Skill Trident DDR3 1866Mhz 9-9-9-24 1.65v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
40GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 2x WD 320GB Raid-0, 1TB WD 2x Lite On LH-20A1S Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Hanns-G 28" | 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Antec HCP-1200 CoolerMaster HAF-X w/ window mod Logitech G9 Gaming Laser 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries 63003SS QCK+ XXL 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.6Ghz MSI K9N2 SLI Platinum 2x 9600gt 1GB in SLI 2x 2GB Corsair Dominator 1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar Blue 250GB 2x LiteOn DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 HannsG Hi221D 22" 1680 x 1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
PS/2 Antec Earthwatts 650w Antec 900 Optical 
Audio
Realtek 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ @ 2.2Ghz Tyan Tomcat S2866 PNY 8600GT 2x 1Gb, 2x 512MB Mix'n'match 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB WD don't remember XP x86 19" HannStar 1440x900 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
MiMO 7" USB Monitor PS/2 450W something Antec mid 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Dell hmmm no need 
  hide details  
Reply
post #104 of 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by _CH_Skyline_ View Post
All of this is dependent on the brand. I have 2 of these on either side of this. My total was $800.

They are not top-o-the-line monitors, but I have some crazy real estate to play with and no dead pixels.
do you have any benches?
post #105 of 134
This Should Convince you: 1t c0$t$ b1g buck$ d00d, 1t$ 4l$0 r34lly un3$$4c3ry.
post #106 of 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by corpse fan View Post
do you have any benches?
What would you like?

Quote:
Originally Posted by charlie97 View Post
This Should Convince you: 1t c0$t$ b1g buck$ d00d, 1t$ 4l$0 r34lly un3$$4c3ry.
This means very little to Enthusiasts.
Edited by _CH_Skyline_ - 2/18/11 at 9:20am
 
KillTheBananas
(14 items)
 
Minecraft Server
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 4.9Ghz 1.42v Asus Maximus IV Extreme Rev B3 EVGA 3GB GTX 780 FTW 8GB G.Skill Trident DDR3 1866Mhz 9-9-9-24 1.65v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
40GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 2x WD 320GB Raid-0, 1TB WD 2x Lite On LH-20A1S Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Hanns-G 28" | 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Antec HCP-1200 CoolerMaster HAF-X w/ window mod Logitech G9 Gaming Laser 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries 63003SS QCK+ XXL 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.6Ghz MSI K9N2 SLI Platinum 2x 9600gt 1GB in SLI 2x 2GB Corsair Dominator 1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar Blue 250GB 2x LiteOn DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 HannsG Hi221D 22" 1680 x 1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
PS/2 Antec Earthwatts 650w Antec 900 Optical 
Audio
Realtek 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ @ 2.2Ghz Tyan Tomcat S2866 PNY 8600GT 2x 1Gb, 2x 512MB Mix'n'match 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB WD don't remember XP x86 19" HannStar 1440x900 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
MiMO 7" USB Monitor PS/2 450W something Antec mid 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Dell hmmm no need 
  hide details  
Reply
 
KillTheBananas
(14 items)
 
Minecraft Server
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 4.9Ghz 1.42v Asus Maximus IV Extreme Rev B3 EVGA 3GB GTX 780 FTW 8GB G.Skill Trident DDR3 1866Mhz 9-9-9-24 1.65v 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
40GB OCZ Vertex 2 SSD, 2x WD 320GB Raid-0, 1TB WD 2x Lite On LH-20A1S Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Hanns-G 28" | 1920x1200 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Antec HCP-1200 CoolerMaster HAF-X w/ window mod Logitech G9 Gaming Laser 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries 63003SS QCK+ XXL 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.6Ghz MSI K9N2 SLI Platinum 2x 9600gt 1GB in SLI 2x 2GB Corsair Dominator 1066Mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD Caviar Blue 250GB 2x LiteOn DVD-RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 HannsG Hi221D 22" 1680 x 1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
PS/2 Antec Earthwatts 650w Antec 900 Optical 
Audio
Realtek 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ @ 2.2Ghz Tyan Tomcat S2866 PNY 8600GT 2x 1Gb, 2x 512MB Mix'n'match 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB WD don't remember XP x86 19" HannStar 1440x900 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
MiMO 7" USB Monitor PS/2 450W something Antec mid 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Dell hmmm no need 
  hide details  
Reply
post #107 of 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by _CH_Skyline_ View Post
What would you like?


AVP and metro
post #108 of 134
you can find Dell monitors a LOT cheaper on the refurb/2nd hand market

there is no way I could afford retail for my monitor setup
Rice Burner
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920@4.2 1.35 volts EVGA Classified 759 nf200 2xZotac 580 gtx 3gb G Skill 3x4gb PC12800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
X25M G2 + 10TB of "data pr0nz" Lite On Win 7 64bit 3007 wfp-hc x 3 "Surround" 5156x2560 oh yea! 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair AX1200 Corsair 600T Razer Mamba 
Mouse Pad
Steel Series 5L 
  hide details  
Reply
Rice Burner
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 920@4.2 1.35 volts EVGA Classified 759 nf200 2xZotac 580 gtx 3gb G Skill 3x4gb PC12800 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
X25M G2 + 10TB of "data pr0nz" Lite On Win 7 64bit 3007 wfp-hc x 3 "Surround" 5156x2560 oh yea! 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G19 Corsair AX1200 Corsair 600T Razer Mamba 
Mouse Pad
Steel Series 5L 
  hide details  
Reply
post #109 of 134
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by charlie97 View Post
This Should Convince you: 1t c0$t$ b1g buck$ d00d, 1t$ 4l$0 r34lly un3$$4c3ry.
you know that's not how you spell "unnecessary" right?
Sandraper
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5-2500k Sandy Bridge Asus P8P67 Pro GTX 670 2x4GB Gskill 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Kingston SSD-Now 64GB Samsung dvd drive Windows 7 64bit 3 x Iiyama B2712HDS 27 inch monitors 
PowerCase
Coolermaster Silent Pro 850w Antec P180b/P182 (same thing?) 
  hide details  
Reply
Sandraper
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5-2500k Sandy Bridge Asus P8P67 Pro GTX 670 2x4GB Gskill 1600 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Kingston SSD-Now 64GB Samsung dvd drive Windows 7 64bit 3 x Iiyama B2712HDS 27 inch monitors 
PowerCase
Coolermaster Silent Pro 850w Antec P180b/P182 (same thing?) 
  hide details  
Reply
post #110 of 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by chieftex View Post
you know that's not how you spell "unnecessary" right?
lol
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Monitors and Displays
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Monitors and Displays › Convince me NOT to buy 3 monitors for eyefinity