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Looking at my sig rig would you say Eyefinity should be my next upgrade?

Or do you see anything else which would benefit me more?
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i have Eyefinity, and i would never go back
    
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Windows 8.
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Originally Posted by Bradey View Post
i have Eyefinity, and i would never go back
In thinking of trying it, I suppose if its not for me then I could always sell up and stick to my single monitor.

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i have eyefinity , i wouldnt go back either .
    
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post #6 of 22
I have Eyefinity,But only use it on a few games.What I really like is having muti things open on muti monitors.
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post #7 of 22
Moving to triplewide was the biggest upgrade I've had to gaming since I bought a Voodoo 1 card for 640x480 OpenGL in Quake/Quake2/Half-Life. That's how much EyeFinity/Surround has impressed me. Makes me wish I'd gone TripleHead2Go years ago.

Be prepared for a few headaches (particularly when combining EyeFinity and CrossFireX) but overall it's a gaming experience I wouldn't wish to lose now.

Some games to try out would be Just Cause 2, DiRT2, X3: Terran Conflict, Grand Prix 4 (an oldie but works great in EyeFinity with a few .cfg tweaks!), Burnout Paradise, Battlefield: Bad Company 2... and if you system can take it, Metro 2033 and Crysis.

edit: There are some games that outright won't play nicely with EyeFinity/Surround. They appear to work, but then all sorts of bad stuff happens. They're mostly daft games that don't work in triplewide at all, though. Defence Grid, Magic the Gathering, Shatter are the three I can remember offhand. They won't fullscreen correctly, even at a single-screen res, they need to be run windowed.
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post #8 of 22
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I love Dirt2 so would probably do it for that alone!
How about F1 2010? that's another game I play a lot
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F1 2010 is a weird game. It should work. It even does... so long as you don't patch it. Patch it so the AI isn't so weird and cheaty, and EyeFinity/Surround becomes an epic headache. Breaks the correctly centred HUD, messes with the FOV (although this is mostly fixable with camera mods) and generally makes the game a less than stellar experience. Which considering how well DiRT2 'did' triplewide, is a real shame.

GTR Evo/Race On, NFS Shift (and also apparently Shift 2 when it's out) are amazing in triplewide.
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post #10 of 22
YES. Go eyefinity. The single best thing you can upgrade ATM, and what an upgrade. It's worth it.

Bonus feature: If your monitor supports portrait mode, you can set your landscape to 3x portrait, which makes the resolution either 3240x1920 or 3600x1920 depending on your monitors resolution. Looks great in games. Although some dislike bezels too much to actually try this.
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