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Poll Results: Keep Eyefinity or use the money elsewhere...

 
  • 32% (16)
    Keep eyefinity, it takes time to become attached.
  • 67% (33)
    Buy something else like Sandy Bridge,
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post #21 of 34
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Originally Posted by Metal425 View Post
Not to mention bad input lag.
my tv doesnt........

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Philips-47...1080P/10965944
dont mind the walmart.... lol

i dont have any lag with anything so maybe the old tvs were bad?
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post #22 of 34
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Originally Posted by Penryn View Post
This. I spent about 770 dollars to have eyefinity. I could spend say 300-400 for a 27" and use the rest for a 2600k and a board... or a down payment on a new sports car... 97 Eclipse Spyder GST R.I.P.
Well, first, you spent way too much.
My eyefinity cost was $400 + graphics card and I can't be happier.
What monitors did you buy?
post #23 of 34
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Originally Posted by Penryn View Post
It's not that I don't like it. I just feel like I spent more than it was worth. I, in essence, am not receiving enough benefit for the cost. I ran a cost-benefit analysis just like Ford did for the pinto...
This is why I got 3 cheap 2007wfps, 200 bucks annnnnd they work better than any non-ips panel out there at similar size. If I don't like it I'm only out 200 bucks.

Don't blow your whole wad on something iffy next time? Though it's hard to get a feel for how in love you'll be w/o spending that cash so I can sympathize. Personally, I love the added space in 2D and well 3D is the sexors for me.
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post #24 of 34
I went and got a 27in monitor instead of going eyefininty with 3 smaller ones. I am really glad I made that choice. I love my monitor and it was a HUGE improvement coming from a 32 in TV as my monitor.
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post #25 of 34
if only SC2 supported eyefinity
    
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post #26 of 34
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Originally Posted by Shane1244 View Post
TV's as monitors suck, low DPI.
30" 2560*1600 > Everything
I agree
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post #27 of 34
return it, get one solid card and one nice 24-30" monitor and buy a SSD with the extra money and maybe a new case or a soundcard or something i dont think eyefinity is really worth it at all unless you do alot of video editing and stuff were you use alot of screens for that and stuff!
post #28 of 34
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Originally Posted by Penryn View Post
Anyone know any good 2560x1440 monitors that aren't the Dell U2711 i.e. not 1k bucks.
I got my U2711 new for $700 on Ebay. You should sell the monitors and the and try to get a used or cheaper new high rez monitor meaning 2560x1440 and up. Like everyone who owns one says, once you go high rez, there is no turning back.
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post #29 of 34
keep it.
   
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post #30 of 34
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Originally Posted by Penryn View Post
It's not that I don't like it. I just feel like I spent more than it was worth. I, in essence, am not receiving enough benefit for the cost. I ran a cost-benefit analysis just like Ford did for the pinto...
I know what you're saying. I had a 4850 before I bought my 5850. I should have bought x4 instead, because my 5850 isn't even being fully utilized. So in essence, I wasted money.

I'm upgrading soon, but I've been bottlenecked for quite some time now.
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