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#1PanopictonguyPosted 9/18/2013 9:20:18 AM
What would be more demanding.

This is my build.

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Dedmonds87/saved/2dAV

What would be more demanding on my build. playing games like Skyrim, Watch Dogs, Sleeping Dogs...etc.


2560x1440 or 5760x1080

Also monitor choices because I'll be coming into a nice lump-sum.

1440p -

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009C3M7H0/?tag=pcpapi-20

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0046TX0VC/?tag=pcpapi-20

http://www.amazon.com/QNIX-QX2710-LED-Evolution-2560x1440/dp/B00BUI6S3Y

Tri-Monitor

http://www.amazon.com/AOC-i2367Fh-23-Inch-Screen-Monitor/dp/B009V8F700/ref=pd_sim_sbs_pc_6

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00B2HH7G0/?tag=pcpapi-20


Wildcards -

http://www.amazon.com/Seiki-Digital-SE39UY04-39-Inch-Ultra/dp/B00DOPGO2G

http://www.microcenter.com/product/408534/q2963Pm_29_IPS_Widescreen_Monitor


I really like the AOC monitors for tri-monitor because of the 2mm Bezel. I believe it's the smallest on the market.
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#2Panopictonguy(Topic Creator)Posted 9/18/2013 9:46:12 AM
Bump
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#3Panopictonguy(Topic Creator)Posted 9/18/2013 3:37:24 PM
No opinions?
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#4TheFeshPincePosted 9/18/2013 3:46:14 PM(edited)
1440... I didn't mean more demanding, but would be a better choice.
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#5KillerTrufflePosted 9/18/2013 3:42:39 PM
I had a hard time understanding what you meant by "what would be more demanding" - are you talking about the resolutions you listed? If so, 5760x1080 would be hugely more demanding if you're running games across all 3 monitors. That has a total screen area of over 6 million pixels, compared to just over 3 million for 2560x1440. That's nearly twice the display area, so obviously it will be more demanding.
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#6MasterDonGeroPosted 9/18/2013 3:45:46 PM
2560x1440=3,686,400 pixels

5760x1080=6,220,800 pixels

What do you think, TC?
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#7Panopictonguy(Topic Creator)Posted 9/19/2013 5:28:29 PM
KillerTruffle posted...
I had a hard time understanding what you meant by "what would be more demanding" - are you talking about the resolutions you listed? If so, 5760x1080 would be hugely more demanding if you're running games across all 3 monitors. That has a total screen area of over 6 million pixels, compared to just over 3 million for 2560x1440. That's nearly twice the display area, so obviously it will be more demanding.


Ok thanks for the explanation. I wasn't exactly sure because people always point out how demanding 1440p is, but they don't ever comment on multi-monitor setups.

Now that that's out of the way. Monitor recommendations based on what I posted.

I'll eventually get a second 7970. Would it be better if sold the one I have and got a 7990 for the 6GB Vram
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#8KillerTrufflePosted 9/19/2013 5:33:41 PM
Well, multi-monitor setups aren't often playing games on both monitors (or even all 3, in cases of triple monitor), so that's probably why. Most people with multiple monitors use the extras to watch videos, read, show walkthroughs, chat, or any number of other things. If all three are actually used for the game tho, the multi setup is definitely more demanding.

I haven't looked much at 1440p monitors recently, but I do know Dell makes some very nice IPS monitors in general, so I'd offer those as a suggestion.
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#9Panopictonguy(Topic Creator)Posted 9/19/2013 5:38:58 PM
KillerTruffle posted...
Well, multi-monitor setups aren't often playing games on both monitors (or even all 3, in cases of triple monitor), so that's probably why. Most people with multiple monitors use the extras to watch videos, read, show walkthroughs, chat, or any number of other things. If all three are actually used for the game tho, the multi setup is definitely more demanding.

I haven't looked much at 1440p monitors recently, but I do know Dell makes some very nice IPS monitors in general, so I'd offer those as a suggestion.


ok cool the Dell Ultra Sharp 30" is the second one on my list of 1440p monitors.
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#10TheFeshPincePosted 9/19/2013 5:43:25 PM
Panopictonguy posted...
KillerTruffle posted...
Well, multi-monitor setups aren't often playing games on both monitors (or even all 3, in cases of triple monitor), so that's probably why. Most people with multiple monitors use the extras to watch videos, read, show walkthroughs, chat, or any number of other things. If all three are actually used for the game tho, the multi setup is definitely more demanding.

I haven't looked much at 1440p monitors recently, but I do know Dell makes some very nice IPS monitors in general, so I'd offer those as a suggestion.


ok cool the Dell Ultra Sharp 30" is the second one on my list of 1440p monitors.


That one is a 1600p monitor.
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