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i am actually looking at a triple screen portrait setup. newegg has this deal right now http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.606731 and it would also help with my video card upgrade and i would still get to use eyefinity.
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1600x900 x3 in portrait is gonna be unusable with websites

Websites are optimized for 1024x768, so every (well, most. Some just scale to full panel width) web site is just slightly less wide than 1024 pixels. Because each of your screens is only 900 pixels wide, some text/ GUI elements on web sites will be cut by your bezels, always. The result = websites are pretty much unusable with such a setup. Or at least, the browsing experience will be very painful.

Besides, you don't really want TN panels for portrait eyefinity. Poor viewing angles.
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1600x900 x3 in portrait is gonna be unusable with websites

Websites are optimized for 1024x768, so every (well, most. Some just scale to full panel width) web site is just slightly less wide than 1024 pixels. Because each of your screens is only 900 pixels wide, some text/ GUI elements on web sites will be cut by your bezels, always. The result = websites are pretty much unusable with such a setup. Or at least, the browsing experience will be very painful.

Besides, you don't really want TN panels for portrait eyefinity. Poor viewing angles.
What websites are you looking at? The monitors we use at work (TRIPLE MONITORS-Portrait) are all 19" 1440x900, and I hardly EVER see a website that needs more pixel estate, other than those hipster-graphic websites.


OP, you're fine.
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1600x900 in portrait would be awesome 2700x1600

although those monitors don't explicitly say they rotate...
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What websites are you looking at? The monitors we use at work (TRIPLE MONITORS-Portrait) are all 19" 1440x900, and I hardly EVER see a website that needs more pixel estate, other than those hipster-graphic websites.


OP, you're fine.
He is definitely NOT fine

What? You don't use EYEFINITY with the triple monitors. Most websites either scale to slightly less than 1024 pixels wide, or full panel width. Probably both 50/50. Some websites like OCN can do both.

In both cases, the bezels will cut some elements severely with eyefinity. At your work, the setup probably has single monitors (are they?) in portrait, so websites scale to that small horizontal resolution.

He is NOT fine with that setup.
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well i have decided on the 2gb 6950 so i think i'm just gonna stay with the 22's. thanks anyhow everyone
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He is definitely NOT fine

What? You don't use EYEFINITY with the triple monitors. Most websites either scale to slightly less than 1024 pixels wide, or full panel width. Probably both 50/50. Some websites like OCN can do both.

In both cases, the bezels will cut some elements severely with eyefinity. At your work, the setup probably has single monitors (are they?) in portrait, so websites scale to that small horizontal resolution.

He is NOT fine with that setup.
I work for an Engineering Firm. We get all the cool stuff. Eyefinity - Check!

I just did an experiment and switched to a single monitor. It's not a problem from here. What websites are you talking about?
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I work for an Engineering Firm. We get all the cool stuff. Eyefinity - Check!

I just did an experiment and switched to a single monitor. It's not a problem from here. What websites are you talking about?
OCN and youtube for example. If you use them in eyefinity groups that have monitors less than 900 pixels wide, The OCN fixed (or wide) view and youtube layouts should have parts of the sites cut off. Also, almost every site I know uses the scaling method of "suitable for 1024x768". But some websites just scale the image to full panel size. Which also means that a maximized browser window will have elements cut by the bezels.

Give me an example of a web page that has less than 900 pixels (wide) worth of material. I'm intrigued. Never seen one.
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I'm using Youtube as we speak. It scales just fine with no scrolling or problems with Bezels, so IDK.
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768 < 900

what are you talking about man?
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