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Should I go back to non-Eyefinity?

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August 24, 2011 9:42:17 PM

As some of ya'll may remember, I've had a lot of problems with my Eyefinity setup. Actually, it hasn't been working since late 2010.

When my Eyefinity was first really acting up, I couldn't stand not having it! But as time heals all pain I've gotten used to just having two monitors and only gaming on one, as that's how I have for many years before Eyefinity. I really love the theory and technology of Eyefinity and it gave a slight (very slight) advantage in gaming and I REALLY love the shock value of having three 27" monitors. Well, I've been thinking about selling my three 27" monitors and just getting one big one. Like a 30-something incher or so, maybe even 40-something incher.

What do ya'll think?



This is what I got. This October it'll be two years old. Hard to believe it's been that long!

Antec Twelve Hundred Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case

Antec CP-850 850W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.3 / EPS12V V2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor

Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme 1366 RT CPU Cooler

ARCTIC COOLING MX-2 Thermal Compound

ASUS EAH5870/G/2DIS/1GD5/A Radeon HD 5870 (Cypress XT) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity

mushkin 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory

Times 2 (RAID 0) - Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit for System Builders

LG Black 6X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 6X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA
Internal Blu-ray Burner 6X Blu-ray Disc Burner & HD DVD-ROM Drive Model GGW-H20LK

Logitech G19 Black 104 Normal Keys USB Wired Standard Gaming Keyboard

RAZER DeathAdder Precision Optical Gaming Mouse - 3.5G Infrared Sensor

Times 2 - Western Digital My Book Essential WDH1U10000N 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive

Boston Aucoustic speakers and sub-woofer with Philips home stereo wired into sub-woofer auxiliary out to stereo auxiliary in. Eight speakers in all, counting sub-woofer.

Times 3 - LG W2753V-PF Black 27" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Full HD 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor 400 cd/m2 50000:1 w/ Smart Package

APC BR1500G 1500 VA 865 Watt 10 Outlets Power Saving Back-UPS RS 1500

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a b U Graphics card
August 24, 2011 10:29:46 PM
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Should you wear black socks or brown?

We'd have no clue what would make you happy, so no basis for making a recommendation.
August 24, 2011 10:34:05 PM

good general advice is if you keep coming back to a solution, it's probably what you want. I myself have a 36" lcd 1080p and i fricken love it (get a desk that you can set it kinda far back (deep desk).
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August 24, 2011 11:20:50 PM

Twoboxer said:
Should you wear black socks or brown?


Black, definitely black.

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circulate said:
good general advice is if you keep coming back to a solution, it's probably what you want. I myself have a 36" lcd 1080p and i fricken love it (get a desk that you can set it kinda far back (deep desk).



Happen to have a picture of that setup?

I've thought about my desk being deep enough, and I think it's plenty deep to house a pretty large monitor. It is a corner desk, but from where I sit to the corner that sticks into the wall is 36" away. My middle 27" monitor, measuring from the corners of the monitor, is about 9.5" away from the wall. From the middle of the monitor to the wall is about 18" away. So figure a, i.e. 36" monitor, would easily sit far enough back to not be too close to it to see the whole thing. While we're on the subject, I really love this desk. As I said before, it's 36" from me to the wall, and from the corner of the wall to each end of the desk is 6'. It'll hold quite a bit. :D 

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a b U Graphics card
August 25, 2011 2:43:36 AM

I'll never go back to a single monitor I know that for sure. I could live without Eyefinity I guess but having 2 monitors is now a must for me.
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January 27, 2012 1:14:14 PM

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January 27, 2012 1:14:17 PM

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