Show Your LCD(s) setups!!!

Discussion in 'Displays' started by Zardoz, Jan 31, 2005.

  1. Guitarrasdeamor

    Guitarrasdeamor 2[H]4U

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    Doesn't that speaker bother you?
     
  2. yang88she

    yang88she 2[H]4U

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    nice cans Frrak, got the same ones!

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  3. matrix563

    matrix563 Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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    which super saiyan figure is that? :D
     
  4. yang88she

    yang88she 2[H]4U

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    Go-Jeta :D Goku+Vegeta Fusion

    guarding my TB's that I borrowed from my son's Antec 1200 until my Obsidian arrives next week hahaha
     
  5. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred [H]ard|Gawd

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    Nope. The top slopes back, so when you are seated in front of it you have no screen obstruction. This is part of the reason I bought it. The design allowed me the placement I wanted and more speaker.

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    Thank you. I love 'em, great headphones. In conjunction with Zalman's clip on mic the work well for gaming as well.
     
  6. matrix563

    matrix563 Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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    omg where did u buy it from? i must get it! :D. i only have a super saiyan 3 goku figure ;)

    i'd love to have a super saiyan 4 one :D
     
  7. brycap

    brycap n00bie

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    Here's my setup in my dorm.
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  8. raymondkerr

    raymondkerr n00bie

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    thats a great setup yang88, can you tell me what desk that is, and if possible, can you give me the diamensions, length of both ends and the depth from back to front.

    Thanks
    Raymond
     
  9. yang88she

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    It's the "sharper Image" desk from www.officemax.com

    http://www.officemax.com/catalog/search.jsp?freeText=sharper+image&search.x=22&search.y=16

    is the direct link for all the parts, I put 2 "main desks" together, b/c the kb tray is too small for my G15 + Steelseries 5L, I'm actually going to run a zig zag and connect another desk to move my son over so I can run my triple display from a corner.

    nice matrix! would love to see the pix of the SS3

    my former employees are japanese and they brought it back from one of those "crane" vending machines....the details are awesome, I wish I could get more!
     
  10. ar09

    ar09 Gawd

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    yang88she, dont u have a problem with dust? your computer has no case! what do you do about the dust?
     
  11. yang88she

    yang88she 2[H]4U

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    nope, I had more issues w/ dust when I had the tower on the ground, so it's quiet surprisingly quiet and dust free =D...but I am pretty OCD when it comes to my office (other than the wire nest hahaha)

    it won't be caseless anymore as my new case comes in next week
     
  12. TooBooKoo

    TooBooKoo Gawd

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    I loved my Jerker, but I wanted something different... so I threw down some glass :D
    I spent most of the other night hiding all the cables by strategically attaching them to the legs and posts of the desk.

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  13. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred [H]ard|Gawd

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    Looks nice. Clean, which is saying a lot with a glass desk. Kudos on the wiring!
     
  14. Lancid

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    TooBooKoo:

    I asked in the other thread also. But, where are those shelves from?
     
  15. Zuriick

    Zuriick Limp Gawd

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    Your setups are always something that catch my eye. How does it feel going from 2 monitors back to one?
     
  16. MarkoDaGeek

    MarkoDaGeek n00bie

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    I have a couple of those same shelves (or at least they look identical). They have them at Target for around $6.00 pc. for the smaller ones. I seen the square ones there too, not sure how much those ran.
     
  17. TooBooKoo

    TooBooKoo Gawd

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    Thank you :D
    I'm going to hold this in high regard coming from someone with a setup such as yours.

    Answered in other thread... but my wife says they're from Wal Mart.

    Thank you, I appreciate that :D
    I don't really mind using one monitor as long as I have methods in place to move quickly and efficiently between windows, such as apps like Switcher, etc. To be honest with you, the second monitor I had was mainly used to show widgets and other junk that was not considered mission-critical. However, if I was using anything under a 24" I would probably say an extra monitor would be necessary... that being said, I can't say as I'd mind getting another 24" or even a couple of 30"s :D

    That's right, nice little shelves for $6.00 too. I need to go see about those square ones at Target... I need some more and I can't find anymore at Wal Mart.
     
  18. Lancid

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    Online at least, both walmart and target have the square shelves. However, they are not rounded like yours are. Which is too bad, because the rounded look nicer.
     
  19. TooBooKoo

    TooBooKoo Gawd

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    Yeah that's exactly why I liked them, because I think they compliment the rounded edges of my LCD better.
     
  20. Nate_MachV

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    Just my simple set up... looking to "finish" the room soon with a paint job and some cleaning up...

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  21. seb87

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    anywone knows this arm ??

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  22. Frraksurred

    Frraksurred [H]ard|Gawd

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    You are too kind. Nothing anyone with no life from working too many hours couldn't achieve. :p Though God's brought me through a lot to be here, so I have Him to thank for it all. :)
     
  23. JacobC1983

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    awesome setup.. I have a couple suggestions for bluetooth wireless keyboards and mice if you want, they are great for gaming too even though they are wireless,

    just a suggestion for you, because I have a gaming pc in my home theater as well, and I hate the wires running across the floor all the time.. but I have about twice the distance than you

    also, that center channel would be perfect on a shelf right above the TV, might hear it a little better
     
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  25. TooBooKoo

    TooBooKoo Gawd

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    I hear you... I think we should all be more thankful for what we have, we take too much for granted these days.
     
  26. prodigee

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    Everytime I look at this thread I get so jealous, I wish I could get just a job, being 16 its kinda hard to get a job, because in CT, you can't work in retail until you are 18... It's so obnoxious, right now I am saving for a Galant and trying to find a new home for my Jerker. If you are in the NY, NJ, CT area and you want a jerker let me know!
     
  27. Unknown-One

    Unknown-One [H]ardForum Junkie

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    If you're planning on gaming, dual monitor isn't the greatest setup. Gotta go right for triple-screen :D

    Left4Dead spanned across three screens running at 5040x1050:
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    *No matrox hardware was used in the making of this photo ;)
     
  28. cnick79

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    Are those 3 identical monitors? Something doesn't look right. It looks like your left and right monitors are stretching the image and they don't look like they match the center monitor. That setup would be great for racing games or flight sims!
     
  29. Unknown-One

    Unknown-One [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Yes, all 3 monitors are identical, the side screens are angled inwards slightly.

    The "distortion" you're describing on the side screens is an unavoidable consequence of how game cameras work; even on a single monitor, the farther an object gets from the center the wider it becomes.

    This behavior is actually 100% correct for projecting onto the flat plane of a monitor. As long as you're sitting at a reasonable distance from the screens (so the side monitors are in your peripheral vision) and look straight ahead, the side screens line up with your eyes peripheral vision and everything looks perfect (yup, game cameras rely on you looking dead center on the screen for the perspective to line up properly, even on a single monitor).

    Things only don't look right when you look directly at a side screen, because you're looking at what is supposed to be in your peripheral. Your eyes see the same distortion, but the way our brains work prevents us from looking directly out of our own peripheral to see the effect. The game has no way of tracking where you're looking, so by allowing your gaze to drift off the center monitor takes your own perspective out of alignment with the games assumed perspective.

    It's something you really have to sit in the middle of to "get it". With how small that picture is, you would have to view it at between 3 and 5 inches from your face to get the same kind of effect.
     
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  30. Skillless

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  31. matrix563

    matrix563 Pick your own.....you deserve it.

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    u did all that 5k by 1k with a 260 only? wow

    do u think my 4870x2 could do 4400aprox x almost 2k approx? :D
     
  32. yogaxl

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    hi your picture just made me curious so i just tried, not bad , 5760 x 1200 :p

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  33. Skillless

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    Now that is pretty impressive, what are you using to spread it like that?
     
  34. Blubikins

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    I'm curious too! how are you guys running tripple monitor gaming with one graphics card? correct me if im wrong, which I think I am. Anyone have a writeup how to do that?
     
  35. Zorachus

    Zorachus [H]ardness Supreme

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    oh snap :cool: Is that 3 - 27" or 3 - 24" monitors ? And you must be using either the software driver SoftTH, or a lucky guy to have the brand new 5870 VideoCard early ? How does the game play at such a widescreen res ? Is it playable and smooth ?
     
  36. yang88she

    yang88she 2[H]4U

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    um, I want to do that too...do tell! please =D
     
  37. yogaxl

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    Yeah i'm using soft th on 3 26 " monitors, and it is very playable, very smooth, at least on L4D

    well it's the first time i play widescreen lol but i have to admit that it is very impressive, it changes the way you play, total immersive gaming experience, wow i have to test on crysis :p

    link to soft th

    http://www.kegetys.net/SoftTH/
     
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  38. yang88she

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    thanks for the link, that's the exact google link that I got =P...but I think I'm about to kill 1 of my 4890's if I run all 3 screens on a single gpu....haha
     
  39. yogaxl

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    haha i know what you mean, but the sacrifice is well worth :D
     
  40. yang88she

    yang88she 2[H]4U

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    hmm, can't seem to get it to work, does it not work w/ 2560x1600 or 64 bit OS? I disabled CFX, so I have the suggested single gpu on the middle display and another gpu on both 2ndary's