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Just wondering what the best monitors and resolution is for Nvidia Surround? (not 3D)

been looking at the Dell U2711, but quite bit expensive

2way SLI GTX580 1,5gb is what im going to use
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I've got 3x 28" I-Inc, made by HannStar. All three together were about $650 total. 1920x1200 so it's HD+ as well, but my Surround res is 5960x1200 w/ bezel correction. I can post a pic if you like.

I-Inc 28" 1920x1200
Edited by _CH_Skyline_ - 2/2/11 at 9:02am
 
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What is your budget? If money is no object, get 3 Apple Cinema displays or some such.
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Originally Posted by _CH_Skyline_ View Post
I've got 3x 28" I-Inc, made by HannStar. All three together were about $650 total. 1920x1200 so it's HD+ as well, but my Surround res is 5960x1200 w/ bezel correction. I can post a pic if you like.

I-Inc 28" 1920x1200
That Would be very nice ^^

Edit: does that monitor come without speakers?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
What is your budget? If money is no object, get 3 Apple Cinema displays or some such.
this is currently in planning, I got 1400 USD atm (in norwegian krone: 8000)

and my job gives me about 900 USD a month
Edited by Norlig - 2/2/11 at 9:11am
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http://translate.google.com/translat...ier%2Fskjermer
thats the monitors I can choose from
Edited by Norlig - 2/2/11 at 9:30am
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I am using 3 samsung P2750HD's and they get the job done. I have a few complaints like the glossy edges causing reflections, but those are minor.
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Personally I would get the U2711, they give ~80% more resolution than 1920x1080. Maybe you can't afford all three yet, but I would rather wait and save up to get two more than buy 3 lower res displays. 2 way 580s should be fine I'm guessing, but you may want to pick up a third or a physx card to really make the most of 3 u2711s
     
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That Would be very nice ^^

Edit: does that monitor come without speakers?
Not that I'm aware of. You wouldn't even know they are there though.
 
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post #9 of 9
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thanks for the good tips

The monitor I have now, is great, but it got a problem I dont want to get on other monitors.

When it is level with the table I have, the top of the screen is noticeable darker than the rest of the screen, so I put a dvd cover under the back of it to tilt it towards me.

I think its a TN panel, but im not sure though, I guess IPS-panels dont get this?
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