“Since the release of Eyefinity, we’ve seen a larger push for multi screen setups. Sure, the technology has been around for years and years; I was using a dual 17” CRT setup back in the day myself which was always fun. But what ATI have done is make the technology a bit more mainstream. Sure, Matrox did it a few years ago with the TripleHead2Go, but they don’t have the same weight as a company like ATI.
Eyefinity has brought with it a more mainstream push for multi screen setups. What we’re seeing is companies working on getting bezels thinner and other ways to make the technology simply better. Something that was lacking was high quality monitor stands for three-monitor setups. Having a look around eBay we found some cheap ones that promised support for 24″ monitors, but didn’t actually support them. You can find a few floating around the U.S. market, but they’re extremely expensive and it doesn’t help people in other parts of the world.”
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- Samsung LN46B550 46inch LCD TV @ CCE Reviews
Can you stand a bad multi-monitor setup?
If you lack the welding skills of Colleen and don’t have one in your circle of friends and family, setting up EyeFinity with three monitors can be a little difficult. Levelling three LCD displays can be a bit of a challenge even with identical monitors and the fact that they can move independently can cause headaches. There are various small companies that offer triple monitor stands but finding one when you are not familiar with the market is daunting. Tweaktown offers a review of the Proluma Deluxe Triple LCD Standthat handles 75mm or 100mm VESA mounts and can be extended into a six LCD stand. Drop by for a look at a well designed stand so you have an idea what to look for when you are shopping around.