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Trade my 27 inch LED monitor for Three 21 inch plain old LCD monitors?

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3 years ago#1
It's 1080p all across the board. so don't need to worry about that conversation...


I dunno, i'm really iffy about it. I mean, I want the 3 screens, but going from the large horizontal viewing angle down by 6 inches... Thats a big gap.

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3 years ago#2
Anybody have any input on how jarring it is to move to that kind of a set up?

I would still want my TV hooked up so i'd be using all 4 ports on my video card, would that cause issues?
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3 years ago#3
Do it. It will change your life.

Seriously.
"the sun does not have no prisoners"
3 years ago#4
am i realistically looking at cutting my FPS by 2/3?
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3 years ago#5
I have two monitors (want to get 3, but my current monitors aren't manufactured anymore) and I don't play games across both monitors so I'm not sure how big the performance impact is.
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3 years ago#6
But to answer your question more directly, no, you're not cutting performance that much, unless you're absolutely maxing your video card's limits right now.
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3 years ago#7
BUMP for more opinions.
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3 years ago#8
I don't know. Having a 27 inch monitor is awesome. I'm planning on getting two more. Cutting down would probably drive me a little crazy.
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3 years ago#9
that's my thinking... anybody made the switch down to a smaller tri screen setup? Should I just wait and buy 2 more 27 inch monitors?
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3 years ago#10
WyzeGye posted...
that's my thinking... anybody made the switch down to a smaller tri screen setup? Should I just wait and buy 2 more 27 inch monitors?


Save up and get another two 27" monitors.
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