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I'd go Eye-Finity
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i agree with what most are saying, getting 2 more monitors will probably be more satisfying.

Just as long as they are similiar height and the bezles arent too big.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
At that price point, monitors don't really stand out so much from each other. What I would choose is something that looks similar to your monitor, and check that it has the same diagonal, and then look up 1 or 2 reviews online to know if it has any serious issues or not.

If it looks good, it will pretty surely work perfectly.

PS: I advise you to get a monitor with a stand that can control the tilt. Some monitors are stuck on a slight backwards tilt, which is horrible for eyefinity. Try to see if the monitor you get can be tilted to stand perfectly straight. Or if it's in that position by default. Just a warning here.
This one seems to have a similar bezel like my Acer H233H:

http://www4.hardwareversand.de/artic...26752&agid=437

Also it is the same (1920x1080 and 5ms).

How can I know if the diagonal is the same between that and my Acer H233H?

Thanks again !
    
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Get a single IPS monitor
    
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Looks like the LG has an Image Contrast Ratio of 30000:1 while my current Acer H233H has 40000:1.

Would that make any bad combination for eye-finity? Or will it be fine?
    
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
This one seems to have a similar bezel like my Acer H233H:

http://www4.hardwareversand.de/artic...26752&agid=437

Also it is the same (1920x1080 and 5ms).

How can I know if the diagonal is the same between that and my Acer H233H?

Thanks again !
I am not sure if 23" monitors are actually manufactured to all be the same exact size, or if their size varies slightly. That's why I urged you to check the sites of both manufacturers for more accurate specifications. Try doing that for your H233H and that monitor and report back with the findings.

I remember that 24" 1920x1080 monitors can be either 24" or 23.6". Mine is 24", my friend has a 23.6" one. I really can't see the difference because they aren't side by side but it is there anyways. Checked both from manufacturer specs and physical measurement.
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Eyefinity.
I mix and match monitors and after awhile, you don't notice the difference.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
Looks like the LG has an Image Contrast Ratio of 30000:1 while my current Acer H233H has 40000:1.

Would that make any bad combination for eye-finity? Or will it be fine?
Advertised contrast ratios are a big lie. They use different sort of acrobatics to get the highest number possible.

Doesn't tell anything about the actual contrast.

Colors matching up would be a bigger issue, and that is mostly fixable with tweaking. Enough to make you not being able to notice in games.

The backlight of one of the monitors might be brighter than the others. This is what one of my TN panels does. If I wanted the colors to match up exactly, I would just lower the brightness a little.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Advertised contrast ratios are a big lie. They use different sort of acrobatics to get the highest number possible.

Doesn't tell anything about the actual contrast.

Colors matching up would be a bigger issue, and that is mostly fixable with tweaking. Enough to make you not being able to notice in games.

The backlight of one of the monitors might be brighter than the others. This is what one of my TN panels does. If I wanted the colors to match up exactly, I would just lower the brightness a little.
Should I then order 2 of those LG's I linked you to match with my Acer H233H?

Again, thanks for all ur replies, I really appreciate all the help you're giving me.
    
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If you are a fan of fps games, you have to try eyefinity.
    
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