I have a friend building me a custom computer at the moment but I'm not entirely sure what kind of screen setup would work best. I'm stuck between either a large screen or two smaller screens. I was curious what other people use and which you would suggest. I would also what the hell you call the stand that holds the two screens, I have looked in alot of electronic stores and never see them.
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#2TimePharaohPosted 8/20/2013 9:55:09 PM
Why....would you ever want two screens for gaming? --- "HE are genius, firstly." - ASlaveObeys http://i.imgur.com/SQAc17B.png
#3Vindication123Posted 8/20/2013 9:57:09 PM
Three screens for gaming, two if you want to do something else. --- 'The Intel i7-3770 if you're rich, the i5 2500K, i53570 or i53570k if you're doing okay, the AMD A10-5800K or i3 if you're just about hanging in there.'
#4fuzzymanPosted 8/20/2013 10:10:59 PM(edited)
I like HDTV because of LCD brightness and contrast
My LG 32" has served me nearly five years
oh, and viewing angles
it is an IPS 1080p 120hz --- http://i.imgur.com/hOjV6w3.jpg
#5Cool_Dude667Posted 8/20/2013 10:11:59 PM
I use a 27" 1080p 120 HZ monitor (for beautifully smooth FPS gameplay and the odd 3d vision game) and a 24" 1080p monitor for watching netflix, hardware monitoring software, browsing, etc --- Not changing this sig until Christ returns -- Started 30 A.D 3770K @ 4.2Ghz | 16GB Corsair Vengeance | GTX 670 SLi
this one is the legit 2560x1600p --- http://i.imgur.com/hOjV6w3.jpg
#7Vindication123Posted 8/23/2013 1:04:43 PM
Did you know those settings for contrast and brightness don't actual change what their names imply for modern T.V.s? You should research it, it's funny. --- 'The Intel i7-3770 if you're rich, the i5 2500K, i53570 or i53570k if you're doing okay, the AMD A10-5800K or i3 if you're just about hanging in there.'
#8fuzzymanPosted 8/23/2013 1:17:06 PM
any decent TV can be calibrated --- http://i.imgur.com/hOjV6w3.jpg
#9MwulfPosted 8/23/2013 1:20:28 PM
I'm in love with my 2711x.
But, personally, I don't really notice a big enough difference between 1920x1080 and the higher resolutions (like 1440p) to warrant a better, more expensive display. And $250 for a 27" 1080p display is a really good value. Or, at least, it was last year when I bought it.
I wouldn't recommend EVER using multiple screens. All you're doing is spending a lot of extra money and sacrificing system resources to avoid pressing ALT+TAB or minimizing windows. My 27" (16:9 widescreen) is big enough, for example, that I can have two text documents open--one on either side--that can be fully displayed at around 160% the size of the paper they'd be printed on. --- "...Blame this on the misfortune of your birth." -Char Aznable