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Hey guys.....back with another monitor question. 🙂

I posted some things a while back regarding new montior(s), or using a TV etc.  I tried the 43" on the desk and it was just too close for what I was looking for.  I ended up getting a new desk, and the 24"s became too small. 🙂  I'm now sitting with a standard 27", and now I need to get two more 27's.  I'm thinking for the main monitor I'll get a 27" 2560x1440 and run Prepar3d in that.  I like to have a monitor for charts/maps, and then another one for internet surfing while flying.  When running 2k resolution, is it important to look for a 144hz monitor, or will the 75 suffice at the 2k?

 

Also will having a couple of other monitors at 1080 affect the frame rate?  (they won't be used in Prepar3d, just the single monitor)

 

Thanks!

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Just curious. You say big monitor was too close. Was it 4K?


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Great question, yes it was.....so by day I'm an IT guy...so between working with three monitors at the office, and three monitors at home, I just really like the 3 monitor setup.  I tried the TV, and it was just too close and didn't allow me to move stuff around the way I'm used to.  From home I'm often remoted into a computer at the office, so it's nice to be able to physically split that up on another screen.  I guess it's just a habit/routine.  Plus I didn't like having to scale everything.

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I hear ya as I enjoy three 27" displays at 1080p.  Luv it, if it ain't broke... well ya know bla-bla.  Like the immersion, the "wide-vision" past the corners of my eyes.  And like you I have so much real estate to move things around when I am not simming.  I also share the displays with a second multi-media PC so I can assign which displays with which PC with the press of a button for a wide variation of setups depending on needs

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1 hour ago, CpnBill said:

I just really like the 3 monitor setup

Ha. Three is for wimps 🤣

Running 5 here.

1. P3D
2. LittleNavMap main window
3. LittleNavMap map window
4. Active Sky Weather map
5. Anything else.

 

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"Ha. Three is for wimps"

😄 Ha!   Ok, I confess, I have four.  Three across  for the view and one 14" below them I use for instruments. 


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Running monitors with different resolutions or refresh rates with P3D running on only one screen will not cause any issues.  It is not a true full screen application.  I run it on a 32 2k flanked by 27 1080p on each side.

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On 9/12/2019 at 10:52 AM, SledDriver said:

Ha. Three is for wimps 🤣

Running 5 here.

1. P3D
2. LittleNavMap main window
3. LittleNavMap map window
4. Active Sky Weather map
5. Anything else.

 

I would love to see a photo of your 5 screen setup.


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