View Poll Results: What monitor size do you use?
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19" and smaller
20" - 23"
24" - 26"
27" - 29"
30" - 35"
36" - 49"
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03-07-12, 09:53 PM #281
24" but looking to upgrade to 27" 2560x1440 soon.Intel Core i5 2500K @ 4.6Ghz | Gigabyte P67A-UD5-B3 | MSI 560Ti Twin Frozr II | Corsair Vengeance PC3-12800 [2x4GB] | OCZ Vertex 3 120GB | XSPC RASA 750 RS240 | Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit | Samsung 245BW 24" LCD | Logitech G15 | Corsair HX850 | Fractal Design Arc Midi | Logitech Performance MX | Mionix Propus 380 | Lamptron FC5 Fan Controller
03-07-12, 10:36 PM #282
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03-08-12, 03:34 AM #283
Added a 24" Soyo monitor that I got for $40 shipped plus repair to replace faulty caps. With 24" 1920x1200 in between the 2 existing 21" 1920x1080 I have really wide view. The extra wide view came in handy when I wanted to run prime95 to test my overclocked dual Xeon rig (24 processes)
Trying to expand 24 little windows over a single monitor would have been quite hard.
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03-09-12, 04:34 AM #284
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03-12-12, 06:44 PM #285
A 19" for watching TV while surfing on the 17". I just have to figure out how to keep Media Center from capturing the cursor when in full screen mode.AMD FX 6350 @ 4400 MHz
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03-12-12, 08:02 PM #286
Triple 24's.Do not break wind in the same room as a dark brother or sister; to do so is to invoke the wrath of Sithis. - Aynjell, in fond memory of Lucien LeChance
03-17-12, 01:29 AM #287
17" Dell, 32" Samsung, 17" CTXThermaltake vh6000bws
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03-20-12, 10:28 PM #288
22" Samsung 226BW. It's about 5 years old and still rocking...but I am getting antsy. Trying to decide between a 27" or a pair of something else.Case: Fractal Design Arc Mini (mATX) with 3 x Noiseblocker BlackSilentPro PLPS 120mm PWM
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03-20-12, 10:56 PM #289
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03-22-12, 01:34 AM #290
I don't know what I posted before but here is the current setup 2x 20" 4:3 and 1x 30" 16:10
03-22-12, 02:30 AM #291
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03-22-12, 02:38 AM #292
2x 25" HP 2509b on my main rig and a lone 20" HP w2007 on my 2nd PC - looking to replace this unit with a bigger monitor though..the DVI port crapped out.
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03-30-12, 09:51 PM #294
BenQ 22" 1920x1080 G2222HDL LED (backlit).
Great little monitor.
04-01-12, 08:57 PM #295
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04-01-12, 09:15 PM #296
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04-05-12, 10:47 PM #297
Went from this(28")
to this (23")
Eyefinity is nice
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04-06-12, 07:57 AM #298
I have deal 22" acers, I just mounted them on a dual screen stand so now both the screens line up perfectly.
Even though multi monitor stands can be a bit pricey they really improve the feel of the work area, as when it was just 2 screens standing on a desk they would always end up out of line, having them mounted in a screen stops me from acidently missaligning them, I have had multi monitor set ups since 2007 and since adding the stand yesterday this is the first time a dual screen set up has felt complete. I plan to adjust the stand to make the screens a bit higher but over all I am very happy with it.
this is the stand for any one interested: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/scanf...inity-scalable
I'm on my tablet in the living room right now but I will post some pics when I go up stairs
edit: some pictures added, I didnt realize how untidy my desk was till I took the photos.
I'm thinking of adding bias lighting but I am not sure how effective it will be with a black wall behind the screens?
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04-06-12, 10:18 AM #299
Nothing fancy, a 47" LG led tvIntel Xeon x5690 E.S.
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04-06-12, 06:50 PM #300
Genovation 682U: Came with Blacks modded to ghetto reds` painted black w/ black pbt engraved keycaps. Used for macro keys and shortcuts depending on the application.
Filco Ninja 10keyless: Came with Browns modded to ergo clears' w/ black pbt engraved keycaps. I used ghetto reds in the arrow keys as I didn't see the benefit of tactile keys in that region.
Filco Bluetooth 10keypad: Came with Browns modded to ghettos reds` logo painted black w/ black pbt engraved keycaps. Imported from Japan with MIAHALLEN's help.
` (Black stems with blue/brown springs to make them the same as mx reds in all but color)
' (Clear stems with blue/brown springs to make a more tactile but equally light weight key compared to browns)