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Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
A good source for which games work is this page:

http://www.widescreengamingforum.com...ial_Games_List

Many games can be made to work. Some big name titles that idiot developers made the hud Vert- (like you allude to), such as Bioware and their Mass Effect series are utterly unusable under Eyefinity. And Bioware has openly refused to patch their broken code.

Some like Fallout 3/NV just need some .ini tweaking and maybe a mod or two and you're up and running. Some games also have ultra-widescreen patches that are unofficial and available.
I've done a ton of research there. Also, you can just play those Vert- games on one monitor and switch back to three for the rest.
 
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Don't do it.

You will be amazed by having that much screen real estate.

your friends will be amazed

games will look awesome.

It is terrible. I don't even know why i went eyefinity.
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Why not? Lol. YOU SHOULD get it!
THIS!!!

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???
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Don't do it.

You will be amazed by having that much screen real estate.

your friends will be amazed

games will look awesome.

It is terrible. I don't even know why i went eyefinity.
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Well if you pay the hydro I wouldn't do it...unless money isn't the issue. In that case I would just buy an enormous TV and play on that from farther back.
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F that, eyefinity is like SEX, once you go ugh... um anyways, you never go back!!!
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Well if you pay the hydro I wouldn't do it...unless money isn't the issue. In that case I would just buy an enormous TV and play on that from farther back.
Catch being, you really don't gain anything with an enormous TV over a 1080 LCD computer monitor apart from being able to sit on your couch.
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yea...I have to say I really enjoying gaming w/ eyefinity/surround

but I only play 1 game really...

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There is an offer on the Dell U2311H monitors - I'm waiting for it to expire as its tempting the hell out of me!

Also, my motherboard only supports one vid card, so if I was to get another card, I'd also need another mobo = pita!

By the way, why don't I just go out and buy 3 x 32 inch 1080p TVs? Won't that accomplish the same thing, but just be more mindblowing?
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OP. After having more time to mess around with Eyefinity, I've come to realize something important. The only major thing to consider is being able to sit back enough.

When I first completed the setup, I was too close to really use it to its full potential. I was playing WoW, and in Warsong, I was too close to really be able to scout out on the sides. After some temporary desk modifications (read: ghetto!), it's now so enjoyable. Not sure if i'll ever go back to single screen gaming.

Let us know what you wind up choosing!
  
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You can't see his face, but my 6yr old has a grin ear to ear here. I just set it up and he was like can I play? Still need to redo it with a proper triple stand that's still in the box.
OMG That's my next step. I just got a 6 port Eyefinity 6 cheap that I will marry with 3 monitors. Maybe 2 more of these LGs, the bezels are pretty thin. I'll have to alter my desk or get a new one of those too. I have a corner unit but it has 2 levels, the desk and a second shelf above. I'd have to remove the top half of the desk to make room for all 3 monitors to fit side by side. Then I need a spot for my TV. Which now fits under the shelf on the desk to my right. I could make a stand behind and above the center monitor. That would look pretty cool.
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