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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by monkeytennis, 28 Jul 2009.

  1. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I imagined so, yes. It was just the thought of "wasting" any of my expensively bought graphics performance running an extra screen with Google on it :)
     
  2. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    There is a margin of performance drop considering its displaying that desktop and an application in it.

    Personally a cheap graphics card is always handy to have on hand when a card blows. I've got a Geforce 2 MX thats PCI, its very useful considering any machine with PCI which is all, i can throw it in and access the system.

    Originally i purchased it for back in the day when i was flashing Graphics card bios's, very handy when things went wrong.
     
  3. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    its just so much nicer using two screens, browsing is greatly improved and stuff like photoshop and 3DS Max practically need a second screen to work properly.

    for gaming its useless so dont expect it to help, in fact i'd buy a nice 24" and then spend £40 or something on an old 17 incher. you dont need an expensive second monitor.
     
  4. BentAnat

    BentAnat Software Dev

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    I just realised a usage for my laptop's screen here at work...
    TweetDeck... :D
     
  5. bigsharn

    bigsharn Officially demotivated

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    I plan on using three screens on my PC, two of which 24"ers running off my 4850 (which means I can work on an A5 canvas with no zoom required), one off a cheap PCI card I have lying around (the third being a 6.3" touchscreen for my photoshop tools, it makes the turnaround on graphics pieces so much faster...)

    Then there's the laptop I have running for MSN, facebook and research on top of that...
     
  6. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    dont you mean A3 canvas, ooo a touch screen for tool tips, now that sounds useful!
     
  7. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    :lol: I wish.
     
  8. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I don't.. unless the touch screen is either on the desk, or part of the graphics tablet. Keep having to reach up to a screen to select a different tool or brush would slow me down.... They all have keyboard short cuts you know :) Way faster.
     
  9. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    I was thinking about it next to my mouse pad, recessed into my desk, Well actually i would prefer a cintiq with a numpad for speed, as i spend all my working day in solidworks, and inputing dimensions is the main slow down.
     

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