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Triple Screen Monitors and cockpits?

Discussion in 'F1 2012 - The Game' started by wuskul, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. Just wondering if anyone with triple monitor set up and post a picture here.

    I want to buy 3 but don't know which ones are best as i have never had the budget to do it before.

    Which monitors or TV's are best for this situation? I would prefer if the edge around the monitors is minimal as when joining them together i don't want to see about 3-4 inches of black splitting each screen.

    Any suggestions or pictures of your racing rig/set-up would be nice.

    Cheers.
     
  2. kelaroost

    kelaroost
    @ Simberia @Simberia

  3. Wow they are nice and the thin borders is exactly what im looking for, ill keep these in mind and have a bit more of a search £300 each is a very good price.
     
  4. Graham Laing

    Graham Laing
    ...... mostly harmless Staff

    Why pay the extra to get 3 freeview TVs?

    The money would be better spent on dedicated monitors, built to do the job. For the same money or less, you could probably get 3 nice reasonable quality monitors, with better specs, such as better response time and colour reproduction.

    There's nothing wrong with Samsung as a brand (I have one as a secondary monitor), but monitors of equal price, will use the money not spent on freeview decoders and tv circuitry during the build, on circuits and LCD panels better suited to computers and gaming.

    When I bought 2 monitors recently, I made sure they did not have internal speakers. Apart from generally being crap, I have a sound system, so the internal speakers are just needless build costs passed onto the customer.

    Bare in mind that TV's are not built for gaming, even if they support it. Also don't be conned into thinking that these 200hz (or higher) TV screens, have genuine 200 hz lcd panels, it's done by trickery for TV users.

    Just an opinion, it's your choice of course. :)

    I just advise you to do some research and take your time.
     
  5. kelaroost

    kelaroost
    @ Simberia @Simberia

  6. Graham Laing

    Graham Laing
    ...... mostly harmless Staff

    Those 3 bottom Samsungs are quite nice, I nearly got one of those. I ended up opting for a 120hz monitor.

    Don't forget Companies such as ASUS and BenQ

    There are quite a few display based websites for info. Here is just one of them, a good one ...

    http://pcmonitors.info/
     
  7. I don't work off 3 monitors but the monitor I have (actually away for repairs atm) is an Asus V242H or something of that nature. Costs about £120-150 so triple that you get something in the ball park of £360-450.

    In saying that a friend of mine has a triple monitor set up and he got 3 Hanns G 22" monitors for a total of 270. Specific model of monitor I can't provide but his is a very nice set up and pretty cheap on it too. There is a wee bit of a border for each screen but when gaming it is barely noticeable.

    Keep your options wide open is all I can advise.
     
  8. Sorry for double post:whistling:
     
  9. Golden Bortz uses three monitors...

     
  10. Graham Laing

    Graham Laing
    ...... mostly harmless Staff

    From that video it looks like he's driving a very fast Tank.

    I am just waiting for someone to plant c4 on it, or for him to drive over an AT mine ;)
     
  11. funny you bring this up, i have always been on 1 screen, but i have just invested in 2 others screens and will have a triple screen setup for the first time.... if your in the UK then i highly reccomend Iiyama (thats 2 i's not a L at the Start)

    http://www.cclonline.com/product/45...te-E2409HDS-24-inch-TFT-LCD-Monitor-/MON0249/

    i know it's LCD, i prefer LED for anything, but the screens are extremely good, they we're £180 last year when i purchased mine, now their down in price by alot.

    i hope this helps :)
     
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