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Welcome to the thread dedicated to Multi Monitor Gaming in all it's forms - aka Team Brown - AMD, Matrox and nVidia triplescreen users all welcome! <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
This thread came about from my concern about the divisions within the "triplewide" ecosystem, and following a discussion in the [Official] nVidia Surround thread, thought it might be worth a go. What is already a niche market, and therefore going to be catered toward less than single screen or 3D gamers (given the large push of hardware companies for 3D TVs etc), is further fragmented by the classical antagonism that AMD (historically ATi) and nVidia users present to one another.<br><br>
Triplewide gamers cannot afford that - AMD EyeFinity and nVidia Surround users need to work together, as while you can guarantee that the manufacturers won't, it only harms us as gamers to be concerned with squabbling about who is best. Both EyeFinity and Surround have their advantages and drawbacks. But triplescreen gaming will be taken more seriously by developers if we can present a united front.<br><br>
It should also be a good opportunity to get something sorted out for those wanting to play with other triplewide gamers. <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
So please take this as the chance to work and talk and game with others who do the same - across three screens. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
This isn't a place for flamewars, however. I trust that multi-monitor gamers are mature, sensible individuals who can see the merits and demerits of the solution they are using, and play nicely with others who may have differing opinions but share a common interest in gaming across three (or more) screens. I am certain the moderators will come down heavily on any antagonistic behaviour, though. Just play nicely, and everyone will benefit! <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
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Team Brown! <img alt="grouphug.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/grouphug.gif"><br><br>
As I said before, I will *have* to pickup my triple monitor set up to join then. <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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<p>I approve of this club, and taken from my profile page:</p>
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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>covert ash</strong> <a href="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/0_100#post_18133315"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Team Brown! <img alt="grouphug.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/grouphug.gif"><br>
As I said before, I will *have* to pickup my triple monitor set up to join then. <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif"></div>
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OK, Team Brown. <img alt="wink.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/wink.gif"><br><br><img alt="cheers.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/cheers.gif"><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>axipher</strong> <a href="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/0_100#post_18133323"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
I approve of this club, and taken from my profile page:<br><br><img alt="680x680px-LL-cb321fcb_mapleleaf-01.jpeg" class="bbcode_img" src="http://cdn.overclock.net/c/cb/680x680px-LL-cb321fcb_mapleleaf-01.jpeg" style="width:680px;height:510px;"></div>
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Nice. <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
I'm pretty bad at most 'twitch' games, but I still really enjoyed BFBC2 when a friend got me interested. Would be good to get a team together for those games that support Surround well. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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Looking good Paradigm Shifter <img alt="thumb.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif"><br><br>
My setup <img alt="coolsmiley.png" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/coolsmiley.png"><br>
 

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Maybe I should post a picture of my setup after I can get that last monitor back in working condition again! >:O Also, we need more love and supply for multiple monitor gaming. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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Best addition I ever made to my gaming rig, dont know if I can ever go back to just one <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>ACHILEE5</strong> <a href="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/0_100#post_18133792"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Looking good Paradigm Shifter <img alt="thumb.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif"><br>
I'll edit this post with a photo of my setup, very soon <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"></div>
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Looking foward to it. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Sugi</strong> <a href="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/0_100#post_18133867"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Maybe I should post a picture of my setup after I can get that last monitor back in working condition again! >:O Also, we need more love and supply for multiple monitor gaming. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"></div>
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Post as it is? <img alt="wink.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/wink.gif"><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>SPMOkc73</strong> <a href="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/0_100#post_18134106"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Best addition I ever made to my gaming rig, dont know if I can ever go back to just one <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"></div>
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I agree. Surround has been the biggest change to my gaming experience since I got my first 3D acellerator card - a 3dfx Voodoo. Going from 320x240 software rendering to 640x480 Glide in Quake 2 with all the fancy lighting effects was... amazing. <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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<p>i love triple screens. i run 3 24 inch acer screens at 1080p each.</p>
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<p>i will post pics of my setup later but i do have some neat in game pictures =D</p>
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i love triple screens. i run 3 24 inch acer screens at 1080p each.<br><br>
i will post pics of my setup later but i do have some neat in game pictures =D<br><br><a class="bbcode_url H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1042580/"></a><a class="H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1042580/flags/LL"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="1042580" data-type="61" src="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1042580/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL" style="; width: 500px; height: 94px"></a></div>
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Watkins Glen? love it...my triple screen creation was inspired by my iRacing habit also <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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<p>lol yes thats the glen. I also got triple screens because of iracing. That game has made me spend more money than any other game LOL. SPM send me a friend request on iracing. my name is manuel duran2</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Paradigm Shifter</strong> <a href="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/0_20#post_18134569"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br><div class="quote-container" data-huddler-embed="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/0_100#post_18133792" data-huddler-embed-placeholder="false"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>ACHILEE5</strong> <a href="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/0_100#post_18133792"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Looking good Paradigm Shifter <img alt="thumb.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif"><br>
I'll edit this post with a photo of my setup, very soon <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"></div>
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Looking foward to it. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"></div>
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All sorted bud <img alt="thumb.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif">
 

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All sorted bud <img alt="thumb.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif"></div>
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Nice, wasn't expecting a video. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
Here's mine... apologies for the poor picture; I can't find my DSLR and the Point 'n' Shoot I used is just about on it's last legs...<br><br><a class="H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1043784/"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="1043784" data-type="61" src="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1043784/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL" style="; width: 500px; height: 375px"></a><br><br>
The room still isn't set up how I really want it, but it's getting there...
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Paradigm Shifter</strong> <a href="/t/1304692/team-multi-monitor/10#post_18141639"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Nice, wasn't expecting a video. <img alt="smile.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/smile.gif"><br>
Here's mine... apologies for the poor picture; I can't find my DSLR and the Point 'n' Shoot I used is just about on it's last legs...<br><a class="H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1043784/"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="1043784" data-type="61" src="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1043784/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL" style="; width: 500px; height: 375px"></a><br>
The room still isn't set up how I really want it, but it's getting there...</div>
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Nice setup! Is that for a 3x2 or 1 over 3 setup? It's nice place to hold your headphones though. <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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Nice setup! Is that for a 3x2 or 1 over 3 setup? It's nice place to hold your headphones though. <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif"></div>
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It's for a 3x2 setup, but I didn't want to use it for that. It was the only way to get a 3x1+1 setup in the UK reasonably cheaply. I stuck the fifth and sixth monitor arms on because it'd save me a headache trying to get them on later if I do decide to go six screen. Plus, as yous aid, it makes a good place to hang headphones. <img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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Anyone know a good 3x1 stand that is reasonable, the XFX is nice but the price is just silly.
 

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In the UK, the Scan own-brand models are pretty good. In the US, it might be worth checking out ErgoTech, although they're quite pricy. I've got no idea about options in the rest of the world. <img alt="frown.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/frown.gif">
 

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<b>PRESENTING ANOTHER</b> MCCSolutions <b>GETTO LEVEL PRO PRODUCTION:</b> Debezeled 6144 X 1280 5 MON MAYHAM <b>Starring:</b> Electrical Tape and Hot glue! <img alt="coolsmiley02.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/coolsmiley02.gif"><br><br><br><b>BEFORE</b><br><a class="H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905670/"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="1905670" data-type="61" src="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905670/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL" style="; width: 500px; height: 375px"></a><br><a class="H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905671/"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="1905671" data-type="61" src="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905671/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL" style="; width: 500px; height: 375px"></a><br><br><b>AFTER</b><br><a class="H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905673/"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="1905673" data-type="61" src="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905673/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL" style="; width: 500px; height: 375px"></a><br><a class="H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905672/"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="1905672" data-type="61" src="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905672/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL" style="; width: 500px; height: 375px"></a><br><br>
MY old setup:<br><br><a class="H-lightbox-open" href="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905679/"><img alt="" class="lightbox-enabled" data-id="1905679" data-type="61" src="http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1905679/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL" style="; width: 500px; height: 375px"></a>
 

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Help me out team brown!<br><br>
I have been on eggxpert chit chatting with some people who are somewhat knowledgeable with computer components, but I figured I'd come to the elitists here and see what they have to say about my situation.<br>
I am currently on a 2 to 2.4-5 k budget for a pc of which that I want:<br>
3 Monitors to run bf4 max/ultra<br>
and able to run/ place mutliple home security IP cameras on/with<br><br>
I have no experience with the camera thing at all, nor with the tri-monitor set-up, which lies my dilemma:<br>
GPU?<br>
CPU?<br>
MOBO?<br><br>
the biggest thing suggested so far is a single asus mars 760, but duel 760 in a single somewhat bogged down card doesn't sound that appealing. Sure it has nice specs, but actual performance?<br><br>
What's your opinion on GPU and finally<br>
Great value monitors that won't break my bank
 

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Help me out team brown!<br><br>
I have been on eggxpert chit chatting with some people who are somewhat knowledgeable with computer components, but I figured I'd come to the elitists here and see what they have to say about my situation.<br>
I am currently on a 2 to 2.4-5 k budget for a pc of which that I want:<br>
3 Monitors to run bf4 max/ultra<br>
and able to run/ place mutliple home security IP cameras on/with<br><br>
I have no experience with the camera thing at all, nor with the tri-monitor set-up, which lies my dilemma:<br>
GPU?<br>
CPU?<br>
MOBO?<br><br>
the biggest thing suggested so far is a single asus mars 760, but duel 760 in a single somewhat bogged down card doesn't sound that appealing. Sure it has nice specs, but actual performance?<br><br>
What's your opinion on GPU and finally<br>
Great value monitors that won't break my bank</div>
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If your building a system just for security then get a ATI firepro card. The V7900 or V8800 is a good choice and affordable if u get them on ebay but any of them that has the multiple display ports will work, usually at least 5 or 6 Display ports or Mini-Display ports.. I suggest these because they support 6 monitors with one card and your gonna need all the extra PCIe slots you can manage for the camera system input cards. I have set up hundreds of similar setups and it will do you good! You always want extra monitor support in case you end up expanding the system or if you want the display views bigger like 4 cameras for each monitor instead of 6 or 8 etc.... <img alt="thumb.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif">
 
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