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Buy 3 monitors or 2 Ultrawide

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Hello guys

I would like to buy 3 monitors to improve the experience with p3d / x-plane flight simulators 11 or 2 ultrawide monitors??

 

I would like to understand what to look for in making no mistake in choosing

The maximum size will be 28 " for monitors

my PC specs

I7 4790K 4.6GHZ

16GB ram 2100 MHZ

gtx1080TI

Thanks for your suggestions

Silvio

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3 16.9 is the way to go, 2 you will have a bezel on the center of the cockpit. 

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THREE!

With Two monitors, the bezel in the center is UGLY! :)

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I have the 3 x 24" Dell with 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz

But then I built all this about 8 years ago. (a one-time investment that has more than paid off for me)

If I were to start today, I'll go for the biggest three monitors with the highest resolution possible. But you also need to physically mount all three and would need a nice 3 Monitor mounting hardware etc.

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3 hours ago, Manny said:

I have the 3 x 24" Dell with 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz

But then I built all this about 8 years ago. (a one-time investment that has more than paid off for me)

If I were to start today, I'll go for the biggest three monitors with the highest resolution possible. But you also need to physically mount all three and would need a nice 3 Monitor mounting hardware etc.

 

thanks for the advice But today what parameters should I follow to choose the monitor other than the 4k?

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Samsung just announced a new 49" UltraWide curved monitor...I may have to upgrade my 34" Dell......when the price comes WAY down from $1499....:laugh:

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I think you'd be mad now to not go for a large TV if size/immersion is what you're after.. running 3 monitors with maxed out settings in P3D v4 will crush your system, whereas a larger single monitor/TV setup will ease the pain for your CPU/GPU and realise a much much nicer overall experience.. Look for something that'll handle 30hz too if you can.

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In a real jet you always have a window bar in the middle.

Buy 2 ultrawide monitors and position yourself a little left from the middle.

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1 hour ago, Flic1 said:

Samsung just announced a new 49" UltraWide curved monitor...I may have to upgrade my 34" Dell......when the price comes WAY down from $1499....:laugh:

That is the exact size Ive been waiting for. Current ultrawides are just too dang small at 36". So now I gotta wait another 2 years to afford it.

 

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3 monitors. I'm running 3x27" LG IPS monitors with one 1070 and get smooth and decent fps on 5760x1080 resolution.

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1 hour ago, angeli662 said:

 

 

Nice setup. Are you running this in nvidia surround, group view or 3 x windows?

I guess each of your cards runs each monitor?

thanks

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2 hours ago, Orbitandy said:

 

Nice setup. Are you running this in nvidia surround, group view or 3 x windows?

I guess each of your cards runs each monitor?

thanks

Yes SLI surround a monitor per card, the other monitors runs on different network PC, chaseplane is your friend to adjust the zoom/position. I strongly  advise not to use  TVs,

TVs are not monitors pixel density, color RR is just a few things to consider. 

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