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Eyefinity: 2 24" monitors or 3 19" monitors?

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  1. jjolin New Member

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    i currently have a 24" 16:10 asus monitor. The monitor i have now isnt produced anymore so i cant get another one, and a 24" Samsung for a second monitor will set me back $280. Thing is, i can get 3 decent 19" monitors for $119 each. I could get 3 of those and sell my 24" monitor to offset the cost.

    What would be better for gaming with eyefinity, 2 24" monitors or 3 19" monitors. Which gives me more surface area to work with?
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    try to play a shooter. where is the crosshair normally?;)
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    Exactly :toast:

    Smack bang in the middle of the screen, Oh wait!! there is now a big black bar there where the 2 24" monitors meet each other :banghead:
  4. jjolin New Member

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    so you guys suggest the 3 19" monitors, thanks :)
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    thanks for this thread, I have a 24 and was gonna get another too. I think 3 24,s is a bit much (1920 X 1200 X3 may be a bit much for the gpus, but the 1680 X 1050 X 3 seems like a pair of 5770s (or 5830s) would run that just fine)

    I may sell the 24 and get 3 22's instead.
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    Get 3 monitors. You wouldn't want your screen split right down the middle... would you?
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    Just because I like to help: Sell your car and get 3x 28" LCDs and a GPU upgrade.
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    while that is really useful info:laugh: (I could sell my house and get 12 LCDs and some 5890s.. But where would I put all the cool stuff?)

    it would be cool to have some that are running triple LCDs to chime in on tips/probs they have run into.

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