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My new monitor purchase(s)...

Post by Imakeholesinu » Sat Jul 15, 2006 12:39 pm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6824116373

My next purchase will be two of these. Then I plan on buying one more and purchasing this http://www.matrox.com/mga/offhome/th2go/home.cfm.

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Post by DMB2000uk » Sat Jul 15, 2006 4:30 pm

That is a really neat idea, though one hitch with what you are doing it with...

The monitors you are buying are native 1440x900 LCD's. But the maximum resolution the triple box thing supports per monitor is 1280 x 1024. So you'd be running everything at less than native resolution, which is fine on CRTs but for the crisp sharp appearance on LCD's they need to be run at native, every other resolution will look slightly fuzzy, though if you get used to it you dont notice it as much.

So for crisp sharp picture, you need to downgrade your monitors to max 1280 x 1024, or find a better triple box thing!

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Post by Pengwin » Sun Jul 16, 2006 10:40 am

DMB2000uk wrote:That is a really neat idea, though one hitch with what you are doing it with...

The monitors you are buying are native 1440x900 LCD's. But the maximum resolution the triple box thing supports per monitor is 1280 x 1024. So you'd be running everything at less than native resolution, which is fine on CRTs but for the crisp sharp appearance on LCD's they need to be run at native, every other resolution will look slightly fuzzy, though if you get used to it you dont notice it as much.

So for crisp sharp picture, you need to downgrade your monitors to max 1280 x 1024, or find a better triple box thing!

Dan

usually multiple monitors is for normal screens, not widescreens. uf u can find a 19" screen it'll be 1280 x 1024 native. i have a 17" wide its 1440 x 900 native. so look at 19" flatpanels not 19" wide.

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Post by Imakeholesinu » Sun Jul 16, 2006 10:51 pm

DMB2000uk wrote:That is a really neat idea, though one hitch with what you are doing it with...

The monitors you are buying are native 1440x900 LCD's. But the maximum resolution the triple box thing supports per monitor is 1280 x 1024. So you'd be running everything at less than native resolution, which is fine on CRTs but for the crisp sharp appearance on LCD's they need to be run at native, every other resolution will look slightly fuzzy, though if you get used to it you dont notice it as much.

So for crisp sharp picture, you need to downgrade your monitors to max 1280 x 1024, or find a better triple box thing!

Dan
Sweet find, ty. I guess I'll still be shopping then. I want trips just because the added desktop space is nice to have. I'll have to settle with one monitor for gaming then I guess. You just saved me $250+ Thanks!

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Post by DMB2000uk » Mon Jul 17, 2006 6:32 am

No problem, glad i could help 8)

When you get the triplebox, if your still getting it, show us some pics of your 3 monitor setup :P

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Post by Imakeholesinu » Fri Jul 21, 2006 9:56 pm

I've got the dual's at home now and setup. Unfortunately Mom has the Camera this weekend so no pics until at least monday or late sunday. Will post them when I get a chance.

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Post by -mogwai » Sat Jul 22, 2006 4:05 am

widescreen ftw!!!!
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Post by Tim Burton » Mon Jul 24, 2006 2:07 am

I have that monitor and I have to say it was the best $180 I spent in a long time.

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Post by Camride » Mon Jul 24, 2006 8:14 pm

I have that monitor also, it's great! The refresh is perfect, I have been playing games on it for a couple weeks and haven't noticed any ghosting at all. The screen is beautiful and vibrant, best 19" widescreen I've seen. If you can get a triple head thing that will support the res I would highly recommend 2 of them.
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Post by DMB2000uk » Tue Jul 25, 2006 11:21 am

Someone needs a new keyboard :P

And it wouldn't hurt to have a go at cable management in your case :P

Nice setup though. Interesting windows skin.

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Post by Pengwin » Tue Jul 25, 2006 1:49 pm

i like the wall paper on the right screen.

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