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My gaming rig has..

1 monitor
8
44%
2 monitors
8
44%
3 monitors
2
11%
4+ monitors
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Post by dox » Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:20 pm

..it was most certainly longer ago than a decade that I considered it mandatory to have two monitors for gaming -- not to do anything really fancy, but at the very least to have, say, a web site and your VOIP window open on one and the game on another.. it's a game-changer: steam on one game on other? what about origin or just mumble?

how many of you do the same or more/less? I know I could never do gaming w/less than 2 displays..

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Re: Dual Monitors

Post by Vengeance » Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:07 pm

1 monitor, laptop within reach.
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Re: Dual Monitors

Post by Crystal » Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:21 am

1 for work or games

1 for mumble / steam

laptop for msn / skype / news

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Re: Dual Monitors

Post by Fish #641 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:47 am

1 desktop, 1 laptop to check value of loot, 1 calculator to be a nerd
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Re: Dual Monitors

Post by Bradders » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:05 pm

omg i feel pressured into getting another moniter now.............dam you all
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Re: Dual Monitors

Post by Cheffster » Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:49 pm

always wanted one but the economy never allowed it but i can manage with just one monitor :)
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Re: Dual Monitors

Post by Holyman » Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:15 pm

I literally cannot survive without a 2nd monitor now it's just so much effort without one, playing games on windowed full screen so you can tab out to chat etc while seeing whats going on in the game is so nice
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Re: Dual Monitors

Post by justice7ca » Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:30 pm

3 Monitors Eyefinity
Also good for coding.

I wouldn't say that 3 monitors is mandatory at all, but it does give you a much larger FOV to work with


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Re: Dual Monitors

Post by justice7ca » Sat Aug 11, 2012 4:22 pm

So after experimenting in several games with an eyefinity / 3 monitor setup, I have come to the sad realisation that this is more a gimmick than a way to actually play games.

I've gone back to a single screen setup for gaming, and find things work much easier. There are very few games which properly support the GUI and FOV issues that accompany a triple screen setup.
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