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I currently havea 3007wfp-hc, and would like to add a secondary monitor. Basically I would like to have another screen in portait to have my chats/streams/webpages open while playing starcraft2. As you probably know the 3007wfp-hc has a resolution of 2560x1600, and I would like another ips monitor ~22-24 inches that would match up resolution wise. If I put a u2211h in portrait next to my 30" will the image scale to fit properly next to the 30" (2560x1600 next to 1080x1920)? Or would I have to run 2 seperate resolutions somehow?

Thanks in advance for the help.
Edited by stuiees - 2/18/11 at 1:20pm
    
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post #2 of 19
Get an identical one... I couldnt stand having two different brands of monitors.
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post #3 of 19
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I do not want another 30". I want to have a main screen and a secondary screen off to the side. 2 x 30" is too much screen space to be looking at left to right.
    
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post #4 of 19
sell your 30" and get two 24's?
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post #5 of 19
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No thanks. I like using my 30". Like the thread says, I would like to add a smaller panel in portrait next to my 30". I would basically only use it to chat, watch streams, open internet browser etc. while playing games simultaniously on my main screen. Is it not possible?

BTW I have a gtx 470 if that matters.
Edited by stuiees - 2/18/11 at 1:12pm
    
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post #6 of 19
Yeah its possible man, just pick out a monitor and plug it in.. If it's not going to be your "primary" just get a cheapo one.
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post #7 of 19
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But one monitor will be 2650x1600 and the other will be 1080x1920. That doesnt matter?

I will be able to utilize both resolutions simultaionsouly depending on which screen has the application on it?
    
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post #8 of 19
yeah you can move back and forth between them.. THis is more common with laptops that have external monitors attached. And yes you will be able to use them simultaneously.. It really is just plug and play though.
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post #9 of 19
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Are there any 1680x1050 ips panels that will go portait mode? I think 1600 vs 1680 will be as close as I can get.
    
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post #10 of 19
There are 1600x1200 dell displays (IPS or PVA choices available) that support portrait mode.

I don't remember the name of the model though, or if it's manufactured anymore.
http://accessories.dell.com/sna/prod...9&sku=320-4687
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