Here is a current (as of ) list of daisy-chainable DisplayPort LCD monitors: Model number Brand Size, Aspect Ratio, Resolution Price Additional Info UP3017 (New!) Dell 30″ 16:10, 2560 x 1600 Check price Latest Dell 30″ model U3014 Dell 30″ 16:10, 2560 x 1600 Check price Older Dell 30″ model U2913WM Dell 29″, 21:9, 2560 x 1080 Check price U2713H Dell 27″ 16:9, 2560 x 1440 Check price U2417H (New!) Dell 24″, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 Check price Enable DisplayPort 1.2 (1), Instructions
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Foxit is a very nice PDF reader, however, a few versions back they made a change that is limiting for multiple monitor users. Specifically, PDFs open in separate Foxit tabs rather than their own windows. This can make it tough to compare two documents side-by-side etc. Thankfully, there is an easy fix to allow multiple Foxit PDF windows: File -> Preferences -> Documents -> Check the “Allow Multiple Instances” box -> Click OK That is all there is to it!
While preparing to redo my office, I am planning the “ultimate” LCD monitor setup. Let me clarify that I mean ultimate for my purposes: server management (RDP/SSH/etc.), email, spreadsheets, some image editing, minimal gaming. This is not ultimate in the gaming sense nor is it going to be as wild as some of the setups I have blogged about! UPDATE: 2011.11.01 [end update] Currently I am using a Dell M6500 docked with a dual monitor setup: 30″ Dell 3007WFP – I
Two brief BONUS images: Even though this post is about multimonitor setups, I had to post a multi-computer setup from my buddy John. We built these systems in 2007 and amazingly the fastest of them (the render server) had 19.2GHz of computing power way back then. We actually got the CPUs (engineering samples) from overseas months before they were officially released. Only this year did John finally upgrade to a new machine, his old Hoss was just that fast. 🙂 NOTE: if