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Anonymous
June 5, 2013 3:38:26 AM

Hey guys :-)

Thinking of running two or three 22" 1080p monitors on my new HD7970 GHz Edition. Not necessarily in Eyefinity, more interested in the multitasking capabilities.

What would you suggest? I'm looking for something cheap but not crappy in the UK


Thanks,
Conor
Anonymous
June 5, 2013 3:46:01 AM

If you could, include 19" displays also!

Thanks again
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a b C Monitor
June 5, 2013 3:57:31 AM


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Anonymous
June 5, 2013 4:17:23 AM

LG IPS224V 22 inch LED Backlit IPS Monitor for £109.99 Yes or No?
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a c 85 C Monitor
June 5, 2013 5:02:25 AM

Three IPS 1080p monitors, go for it.
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Anonymous
June 5, 2013 5:20:19 AM

manofchalk said:
Three IPS 1080p monitors, go for it.


Are multi-screen setups that good?

I currently have a single 1080p 22" but I am hearing more and more about how duel/tri monitor setups are so much better, are they?

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a c 85 C Monitor
June 5, 2013 5:28:52 AM

I use a triple monitor setup myself, and would find it difficult to even go back to a dual setup.
It really does make it much better to use the machine, especially for productivity purposes. The ability to spread out whatever your doing (Video Editing especially) or have it so you dont need to constantly switch between windows (Web Browser and Word for a research essay) is just great.
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Anonymous
June 5, 2013 5:33:01 AM

manofchalk said:
I use a triple monitor setup myself, and would find it difficult to even go back to a dual setup.
It really does make it much better to use the machine, especially for productivity purposes. The ability to spread out whatever your doing (Video Editing especially) or have it so you dont need to constantly switch between windows (Web Browser and Word for a research essay) is just great.


I really can see the merit to be fair, my girlfriend constantly pesters me on Skype while I am trying to do coursework ;-) hahahaha

Would the performance hit on my system be noticeable?

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a c 85 C Monitor
June 5, 2013 5:37:34 AM

Multiple monitors wont lower your performance outside games. Inside of games (if you are playing across them, Eyefinity) then there would be a significant performance hit.
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Anonymous
June 5, 2013 5:40:25 AM

manofchalk said:
Multiple monitors wont lower your performance outside games. Inside of games (if you are playing across them, Eyefinity) then there would be a significant performance hit.


I was intending on say, playing Starcraft 2 on one monitor, Skype on another and FireFox on the third?

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a c 85 C Monitor
June 5, 2013 5:45:13 AM

You can have those things on the other monitors, just don't expect to be able to interact (click on) with them. To do so would move the "focus" from the game, which causes it to minimize.
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Anonymous
June 5, 2013 5:47:39 AM

manofchalk said:
You can have those things on the other monitors, just don't expect to be able to interact (click on) with them. To do so would move the "focus" from the game, which causes it to minimize.


Yeah I know, thanks for your input though, helped a lot!

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