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Old March 12, 2011, 07:57 AM
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As previously stated, i think the only way he can go eyefinity/surround gaming is by using 19" monitors at most (potentially 16:9 but more then likely 4:3).
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Old March 12, 2011, 12:36 PM
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Have you considered running 3 monitors vertically instead of horizontally? If it's more for work than gaming, I'd personally prefer that setup. You'd get a ton of height in terms of vertical pixels and still maintain a 27:16 ratio, which I think is slightly wider than 16:10.
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Old March 16, 2011, 11:16 AM
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Thanks for the input guys. I suppose a multi-monitor setup was more wishful thinking than anything on my part. Moving on, any recommendations on a good single monitor? I heard the Dell U2410 is pretty good but are there any others I should be looking at?
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Old March 16, 2011, 11:39 AM
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My wife uses the U2410. Hands down the best 24" monitor I've seen.
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Old March 16, 2011, 01:23 PM
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I have 3 U2410's and love them compaired to my acer 24" or my wifes Sammy, pricy but worth it IMHO
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Why did you toss out the idea of 3 monitors in portrait mode? A 21.5" monitor at 16:9 will take up less than 30cm (12in) in width + 1-2 inch bezel. You could easily fit 3 monitors (without tilting any!) in 40"... You'll get TONS of vertical pixels too (1920)!

Or you can even go 1680x1050 in portrait as there is almost no difference in horizontal (1080 vs 1050), but makes them "not as tall."

I'm not a huge fan of the portrait mode as the bezels are much closer, but in your scenario, it might be worth looking into.
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Old March 16, 2011, 02:09 PM
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I would mount a big lcd or a few smaller lcds on the wall. I like desk space to work
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Old March 18, 2011, 11:04 AM
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Well it seems as though the Dell U2410 is on sale this week, so that effectively makes my decision for me. Thanks for the input everyone!
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