Subject: Displays | August 5, 2010 - 06:33 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Picking up a two or three pack of monitors is not the cheapest upgrade to a system but for those who desire to experience EyeFinity or nVIDIA Surround it is certainly an attractive upgrade. You can drop the price significantly if you abandon the idea of a 3D monitor and can go even further if you are willing to pick up a debranded monitor like the HP De-branded 25-inch HD Widescreen LCD which Think Computers recently reviewed. That debranding knocks the price of this 1920×1080 LCD down to $220 if you shop around, which keeps the price of a three pack well below $1000. As you
Subject: Displays | July 28, 2010 - 10:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Usually when we discuss DisplayPort adaptors on PC Perspective it is to talk about active DisplayPort to DVI adaptors used to bring a half dozen screens to a Crossfire setup. There is another use for this connection type however, as evidenced by the Accell UltraAV DisplayPort to DVI Multi-Monitor Adapter that ThinkComputers just reviewed.
Without the need for Eyefinity or nVIDIA Surround you can have up to three monitors running at a combined resolution of 10
Subject: Displays | July 22, 2010 - 09:24 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP was subjected to some terrible hardships recently as they were forced to play games on three screens in order to test the differences between EyeFinity and nVIDIA Surround. If you can bear to see what happened to them during the testing of this feature with SLI and Crossfire setups then you can click through. Thankfully there are not too many screenshots as the fps they manged are envy inducing enough, pages of triple screens showing Metro 2033 and others
Subject: Displays | July 19, 2010 - 05:28 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Fremont, CA (July 19, 2010) - ASUS launches the VG236H-a new 23” Full HD 1080p display that includes market-leading NVIDIA 3D Vision and Trace Free II technologies.
Subject: Displays | July 15, 2010 - 03:46 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The ASUS VW266H
is a super sized 1920x1200 LCD, at 25.5" viewable area it trumps many other displays by as much as 2", though the price stays fairly reasonable. While OC3D was reviewing this monitor they had a worry that the extra size might mean the display suffered from fat pixel syndrome, as the pixels get bigger antialiasing is not going to wor
Subject: Displays | July 6, 2010 - 09:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
3D displays are really trying to take a chunk of the market, with several display manufacturers, nVIDIA and many small players all rushing products into market. The initial investment can be quite steep whichever route you take to be able to display your entertainment in 3D which is why we are seeing several all in one solutions of various types. Merlin has recently released what seems to be a 3D picture frame, a 7" LCD with an 800x480 pixel display capable of displaying video and stills in 3D, as well as having a few other features familiar to MP3 players, like a calendar. &n
Subject: Displays | June 25, 2010 - 07:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Monster Vision Max 3D glasses are a bit of a work around for the problem that 3D displays have with compatibility. Currently you can purchase a variety of 3D glasses but the hitch is that those glasses will only work on a very limited number of displays. You won't be able to mix and match glasses and displays, instead you currently need to buy different glasses for each display you want to use. Monster will sell you their glasses along with a base station that can adjust the timing of the glasses to match a variety of different displays. A nice idea, if only a
Subject: Displays | June 9, 2010 - 08:08 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
When you think of 30" monitors it tends to be Dell and their 3007WFP/3008WFP
that people think of first but HP is hoping to put and end to this with their new ZR30w. It is 29.7" viewable diagonally with a 2560x1600 resolution and a MRSP of $1,299 which makes it fairly inexpensive compared to other 30" monitors. HP has tried for a balance with the lower price, they didn't make sacrifices on the screen quality but the lack of HDMI or components plugs as well as no real onscreen display obviously contribute to the lower price.
Subject: Displays | May 25, 2010 - 04:55 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AnandTech will be the first to admit that there are some sacrifices you have to accept to use the Sceptre X270W-1080P, but most of those will not have any effect on enjoyment during gaming. Consider that a single high end Dell 30" will run you about $1,300 while you can pick up three of these Sceptre LCDs for under
Subject: Displays | May 14, 2010 - 07:41 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Zalman ZM-M215W 3D Monitor is, as the name hints at, a 21.5" LCD with a 120MHz refresh rate allowing it to display 3D looking images using circular polarization. techPowerUp tested out the quality of this monitor with the help of nVIDIA's active shutter glasses in their latest review. One of the biggest hurdles they had to overcome was the installation of the iZ3D driver, as a default installation will leave you with a timeout error and no 3D. Once that hurdle was overcome their experience