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post #1 of 11
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Ok say all monitors are similar spec.

Im running a 5830 oc's to 875mhz

Which would you prefer 2 19" monitors or 1 24"
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post #2 of 11
Personally I would go for the 24" monitor simply because when gaming you pretty much want either one or three monitors ( well at least I do, so the crosshair won't be in the middle).

However, if you don't game that much or will just play on one monitor and monitor stuff on the other one or mostly write stuff (which I doubt since you've got two 5830's) the two 19" monitors could be better.

TL;DR: One 24" monitor would be better in my opinion.
    
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post #3 of 11
For gaming, especially FPS', get the single monitor (you want an odd number of monitors) for CAD or PS two monitors would be better.
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post #4 of 11
One 24" would be better purely because 19" monitors are too restricting in windows usage.
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post #5 of 11
Absolutely 1x 24''.

You can always get a 2nd 24'' later, they're cheap.
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post #6 of 11
Don't use screen size! Judge a screen by it's resolution, not the bloody panel size. It's useless.
post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
Don't use screen size! Judge a screen by it's resolution, not the bloody panel size. It's useless.
And the problem is?

We KNOW what the resolutions are

19" is either 1440x900 or 1280x1024

24" is either 1920x1080 or 1920x1200

In any case, 1x 24" wins hands down.
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post #8 of 11
Thread Starter 
Was thinking 24" anyway tbh.

decent 19" are about £90 and a good 24" is around £140, 150.

Got it plugged into my 34" Samsung TV atm as i have no monitor and just need something better.
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post #9 of 11
Thread Starter 
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...id=510&subcat=

This is what i have been looking at.

or i might settle for a 22 depending on cash but this is the 22" im looking at

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...id=949&subcat=
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post #10 of 11
19" is too small.

/inb4 that's what she said.
    
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