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    News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    Using three Sharp PN-K321 4K Ultra HD displays and ASUS HD 7970 graphics cards.
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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    Nice!

    One would think that games (or graphics drivers) could implement Eye-finity optimised settings where the primary monitor uses high quality settings, and the periphery monitors have lower settings that are some how optimised for periphery vision. I guess this would speed things up a bit... or has this already been implemented?

    Also, you would have thought the Microsoft would be able to get one screen shot not in the middle of refresh - check out the tree in the top picture on the right!
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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    Also, given current price of 4K monitors how many would pick a 12k setup over a "Illumiroom" setup?
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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    So they could get 3 4k monitors, a few 7970s but couldn't get an extra psu? Planning fail.

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    Quote Originally Posted by silentphoenix View Post
    Nice!

    One would think that games (or graphics drivers) could implement Eye-finity optimised settings where the primary monitor uses high quality settings, and the periphery monitors have lower settings that are some how optimised for periphery vision. I guess this would speed things up a bit... or has this already been implemented?

    Also, you would have thought the Microsoft would be able to get one screen shot not in the middle of refresh - check out the tree in the top picture on the right!
    I don't know the answer but the peripheral vision idea is a good one! Personally I always think that the gap between monitors would put me off to much to enjoy the experience

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    I like the 'peripheral vision' idea too, though would it not make sense4 ot use lower res (..and cheaper) monitors for these with the single 4K centre?

    I was *very* interested in the proof of concept videos with the projector providing 360 degree periphery to extend a screen (and the 'altered reality' stuff looked awesome!).

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    That's pretty cool, kind of hard to tell over a 1080p video though

    Kind of wish they'd zoomed into the pixels to get a better feel for how detailed it was

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    Very nice! To be honest I would be happy with just the one 4K monitor. It's reassuring that recent graphics card setups can handle all 3 4k monitors.

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    Interesting to see a 750w (of dubious origin) PSU was almost able to hang in there on a system with a total tdp of at least 800w (how they worked out they had 50w to spare, I don't know lol).

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    12k !!!!

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    750w????????????? and using 3 hd7970's????? what they hell, you need over 1000w psu to run that many cards at once.

    the better question is why did they only use AMD cards and not nVidia, as they seem to have the advantage of 4K at the moment.

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    Re: News - Microsoft blogs about "Pushing the 12K PC Gaming Boundary"

    The 3 monitors did look awesome. I'm surprised it was intel who came up with this though ! they would probably have a hard time running pacman smoothly at 4k on one of there own graphics solutions.

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