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How Does Your 3D Setup Look Like and What Are You Using for 3D

May 16th, 2011 · 32 Comments · Other S3D Tech


On the picture above you can see a demo 3D Vision Surround system from Nvidia, but how does your 3D setup look like at home? In the comments below you can post a link to a photo of your 3D setup along with a short description about the hardware you are using. Maybe we can further grow this into a dedicated gallery with different 3D setups at a later time, so that other people considering going 3D may get some nice ideas about what and how to get to make the most out of their 3D experience.

An example description:

– 3D Vision Surround setup
– 3x 23.6″ Acer GD245HQ monitors
– GeForce GTX 590 Dual-GPU video card
– Asus Sabertooth P55 Motherboard
– Intel Core i5 i750 quad-core processor
– 4GB DDR3 1600 MHz Kingston memory
– 2x 1TB Western Digital Black in RAID 0
– 1000W Cooler Master Silent Pro PSU
– Razer Mamba wireless gaming mouse
– Logitech G15 Gaming keyboard
– …

You are of course welcome to share additional details about the hardware and software being used, things about cooling or overclocking or more than just a single photo of your 3D setup. So now you can feel free to brag about what you have at home by sharing a photo of your setup and describing what you are using below… ;)

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32 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Alessandro Italy // May 16, 2011 at 17:19

    my Pc: E6750@3600@default,Artic Freezer 7 pro,Abit IP35 PRO,2x2GB Corsair DDR2 800XMS2, Nvidia gtx 460 1gb,Logitech Z-5400,Creative X-fi Titanium, Storage Hd 2TB, system Hd SSD 128gb, Corsair HX520,Terratec Cinergy HT, VPR Acer H5360, 3d Vision.
    Using Nvidia stereo player 1.6.9 for movies in 3d, Nvidia Drivers for 3d Gaming

  • 2 Bloody // May 16, 2011 at 17:30

    Thanks Alessandro, can you also post a picture of your setup?

  • 3 Alessandro Italy // May 16, 2011 at 18:04

    Unfortunately I haven’t photos with me, and from monday till friday I live in another city (I can use it only during the weekend). It’s a quiet Old system, the most important thing is that I use a VPR Acer H5360 3d ready .
    It’s very immersive to play with a screen of 3,1 m x 1,70 (I watch it from a 5m distance) and because the native resolution it’s only 1280×720 I can play all the latest games with all the graphics effects and 3d on without problems even with a 120€ graphic card.

  • 4 MiViSK // May 16, 2011 at 18:20

    Macbook Pro 13″, PS3, Xbox 360 and acer 5360BD projector which has native 3D suport over 1.4HDMI so basicaly you dont need another box to see 3d content, i even try to put 3d clip directly from mine iphone/ipad to the pj and it works :)

  • 5 newparad1gm // May 16, 2011 at 19:08

    3D Vision Surround Setup:
    Core i7 965 @ 3.8GHz
    Asus X58 P6T motherboard
    6GB DDR3 1600
    2x GTX 580 1.5GB in SLI
    160GB Intel X-25M SSD
    2x500GB Seagate RAID 0
    DVD+/-RW
    Antec 900 Case
    ABS SL 1050W PSU
    Logitech G500 Laser Mouse
    3x Acer GD235HZ 120Hz monitors
    NVIDIA 3D Vision

  • 6 Elad // May 16, 2011 at 19:17

    23′ Samsung Lcd 3D
    24′ Lg lcd (not 3D)
    2 3D vision glasses
    Tritton 5.1 Dolby Digital Headphones.

    WoW mouse plate + dinovo keyboard + mouse.
    My coumptuer is regular 3mhz 4gb no special stuff in it.
    Nvidia 460 gtx 1gb.

  • 7 Danny // May 16, 2011 at 19:57

    Laptop:
    Intel Core2Duo 2.8Ghz
    4GB Ram
    Nvidia 9600M GT
    Acer h5360
    4.3m x 2.3m screen
    Teufel 5.1 Thx surround system

    The big screen is great for 3d movies, unfortunately my Laptop is quite slow so I have have to play most games on the lowest graphics settings. And I own the original h5360 version without hdmi 1.4 support, so it doesn’t work with my PS3 :(

  • 8 Jerry // May 16, 2011 at 21:12

    Hi, my 3D setup:

    -Core i7 920 @3.9Ghz
    -Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5
    -6Gb Mushkin RAM
    GTX 480 @850Mhz (1.063V)
    X-Fi Titanium 5.1 Surround sound
    Watercooling with Laing DDC and Phobya G-Changer 560

    -Acer HN274, 27 inch Screen (Games)
    -Acer H5360, 70 inch Screen (Movies)

  • 9 Helifax // May 16, 2011 at 21:18

    3D Vision Surround Setup:

    Monitors: 3x Samsung SyncMaster 2233rz (1680×1050 max Resolution per monitor)=5040×1050 max resolution (without bezel correction)
    MB: Asus M4A77TD Pro
    GPU: Asus GTX 590 OCed @ 705Mhz per Core / 1900Mhz Memory (with custom BIOS)
    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 945 OCed @ 3.6Ghz
    RAM: 4GB DDR3 Kingstone HyperX @ 1600Mhz (dual Channel)
    Sound Card: Creative Audigy 2 EX Platinum
    Case: TermalTake Xaser VI (LCS edition)
    PSU: Sirtec High Power 850W modular PSU.
    2x512GB Caviar Blue in Raid 0 + 512GB Caviar Black
    Cyborg Keyboard + Cyborg Mouse
    Xbox 360 Controller for PC
    Logitech G51 Sound System
    2x 3D Vision Glasses
    All watercooled

    Pics:
    http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.222472741098595.70906.100000076120708

    Video:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJiXBiGlj3Q

  • 10 Rach (the frenchy) // May 16, 2011 at 21:31

    Samsung 2233RZ (games)
    Acer H5360 (Movies and some games :p)
    Intel core2Quad Q9400@2.93Ghz
    4*1 Go DDR2 880Mhz
    NVIDIA GTX 560 ti oc
    Home Theatre 5.1 Sony

    Me and my 3D Setup :
    http://www.3dvisionfr.net/img/divers/GOPR0267.JPG

    And of course my french 3D blog !
    http://www.3dvisionfr.net/

  • 11 Dionysus // May 16, 2011 at 22:20

    -Intel Core i7 Extreme 980x
    -GA-X58A-UD9
    -Corsair Dominator GT 12GB DDR3-1866 Ram Kit
    -3 x 580GTX (16-16-16 triple SLI)
    -3 Intel SSD in RAID mode
    -POWER SUPPLY THERMALTAKE 1500W W0171RE
    -Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champ Series
    -Acer HN274

  • 12 Paolobar2005 // May 16, 2011 at 23:34

    Sorry, I don’t have a photo available right now.

    i7 980x with Noctua NH-D14 (waiting to be OCed)
    ASUS Rampage III Extreme
    Corsair XMS3 DDR3 6x2GB
    2x PNY GTX580
    2x Western Digital 1TB SATA3
    Blu-ray player
    DVD player/burner
    Corsair AX1200
    Benq XL2410T

  • 13 jcredible // May 17, 2011 at 04:19

    -Amd Athlon Phenom 5600+ @ 3.5ghz
    -artic freezer pro 7 cooler
    -asus mobo forgot which one
    -6gb ram
    -nvidia gtx 9800+
    -2x western digital 250gb
    -Zalmon 22′ Monitor, Passive = <3

  • 14 jcredible // May 17, 2011 at 04:20

    Sorry Phenom 2 550 BE for processor.

  • 15 Rob / Mirri // May 17, 2011 at 06:36

    PC:
    Silverstone Fortress FT02 (No Window)
    Asus P7P55D Deluxe Motherboard
    8GB DDR3-1600 @ 1900MHz
    Core i7 860 @ 4.0GHz
    GTX 480 SLI
    OCZ Revodrive 120GB PCI-E SSD
    Western Digital Raptor-X 150GB
    Seagate Barracuda ST31500341AS 1.5GB

    Razer Tarantula Keyboard (I highly suggest AGAINST buying this. It’s junky but I’ve kept it because it was expensive and out of return period by the time I realized how bad it was.)
    First generation Steelseries World of Warcraft mouse.

    Monitors:
    3x Acer GD235HZ 3D Monitors.
    Picture (Yeah, it’s messy, and I have to paint over that stain on the wall, I’m a slob.)

    http://img805.imageshack.us/img805/7267/p4180072.jpg (before I put the bezels in front of each other, actually a decent picture)

    Post- bezels together, cellphone picture:
    http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/8931/20110418145101.jpg

    I know, I know, wires wires wires. I set it up as just a test setup, and then I couldn’t stop playing with it :S

  • 16 jason borne // May 17, 2011 at 08:28

    Intel 930 oc’ed 4.2 ghz
    Gigabyte uda motherboard
    12 gig ddr3 2000mhz
    2 3d surround setups
    3 acer gd235hz
    1 27 inch acer hn274h
    2 gtx 570 oc’ed sli
    1 gtx 460 dedicated physx
    1000 watt psu
    3 acer h5360 projectors
    4 hard drives
    Logitech g1 5.1 surround speakers
    Buttkicker

  • 17 Kupo // May 17, 2011 at 12:06

    Intel i7 930 (OC @ 4,2GHz)
    Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R
    3 x 2 Go G.Skill PI DDR3-1600
    2 x Nvidia GTX 460 1Go (OC @ 800MHz) SLI
    Intel SSD 30Go
    WD Black Caviar SATA 1,5To
    800W PSU
    24′ Acer GD245HQ
    2 x 3Dvision glasses

  • 18 Luca Aaronne // May 17, 2011 at 12:21

    Acer 3D 24″ gd245hq
    2500k@4,5Ghz
    480 gtx in 2way sli
    4GB ram cas9 2133mhz
    coolermaster 1000w psu
    ssd 60GB ocz vertex2
    hd 1TB wd green

  • 19 jaxter // May 17, 2011 at 13:34

    amd 64 bit 5600 (old chip)
    2 X 460 gtx
    4 gig Ram
    acer h5360
    Samsung ue46d8000 3D led tv
    Ps3
    Does the damage at the playable resolutions with 3DTV play

  • 20 Vproject // May 17, 2011 at 19:34

    I just today got my Acer GN245HQ monitor- See the pics on the forum here. Very excited, lets see how it performs in 3D….

  • 21 BlackShark // May 17, 2011 at 20:49

    Passive polarised FullHD Dual Projector setup

    pics and details : http://www.mtbs3d.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=122&t=11320

    2X Epson EH-TW3500 (european version of the Epson Home-Cinema 8100)
    Glass based, heat-resistant Linear Polarised filters (45°/135°) and projctor lens barrel mounts by SilverFabric
    106″ diagonal silverscreen Harkness Spectral 240
    A box of generic linear glasses from StereoMax shop (10 pairs)

    PC :
    Intel Core i5-750
    4GB ram
    ATI Radeon HD5870
    Windows 7-64bit
    iZ3D drivers

    + an additional passive polarised Zalman Trimon 22″ monitor (2008)

  • 22 Raheel Zubairi // May 17, 2011 at 23:12

    I have Acer GD235HZ with GTX 470 in sli. Q6600 overclocked to 3.4 ghz with 4 gb ddr2 on asus striker extreme 2.

  • 23 fuyyzlogik // May 18, 2011 at 08:19

    LG2363D – 23″Monitor
    emachinesV700 -Beamer

    2,6GHz PhenomII Quad
    Nvidia GTX260
    Win7 64bit

    love it+ appreciate 3dvision-blog.com a lot
    thx

  • 24 iamnoob // May 18, 2011 at 12:25

    My pc for most things, but not for games: http://imageshack.us/f/687/pcconfiguration.png/

    I don’t have photo camera.

  • 25 Rob // May 18, 2011 at 12:48

    i7 950 @ 3.07 GHz with Noctua NH-D14 cooler
    Asus P6X58D-E mainboard
    6GB RAM DDR3 1600Mhz
    2 x gtx470 in SLI
    Benq XL2410
    3D vision kit
    Antec Sonata 3 case
    Nexus RX-8500 850W PSU
    Win 7 64

    solid as a rock.

    But the most important part of my kit is….
    Adapt 630 chair with most options ticked.

  • 26 Mike // May 18, 2011 at 19:54

    I7 2600k oc to 4,8 ghz
    Asus sabertooth p67
    12 gb dominator GT at 2000mhz
    Corsair H70 for cpu
    Vertex 3 240 gb
    Asus GTX 590
    Corsair 850 w psu
    3x samsung 2233 rz
    Windows 7 64

    My new case: http://www.flickr.com/photos/62254074@N03/5704430538/

    Old case but pic of screens: http://www.flickr.com/photos/62254074@N03/5670471802/in/photostream/

  • 27 mihabolil // May 18, 2011 at 23:22

    nV 3D Vision Kit
    LG W2363D monitor
    Geforce GTX 480 SLI
    Asus P6X58D-E MoBo
    i7 930 @ 4.2Ghz (Corsair H70 cooler)
    3x2Gb Corsair XMS3 @ 1600Mhz
    2x1TB WD Caviar Black Sata3
    1250W Sapphire PURE PSU
    CM 690 II Advanced Case
    M$ Sidewinder – X6 keyboard & X8 mouse
    Logitech G27 Racing Weel
    M$ Xbox 360 Slim console & Contloller

    Mainly Games, Folding and sometimes Movies :)

    http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/5665/dsc03195ao.jpg
    http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/6325/dsc03196z.jpg
    http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/5766/ximom.jpg

  • 28 Billy // May 19, 2011 at 23:52

    65″ Panasonic VT20
    3GHz Core2 Quad
    4GB RAM
    Nvidia Geforce GTX 580
    3DTV Play

  • 29 jacob pederson // May 25, 2011 at 01:34

    http://jacobpederson.deviantart.com/gallery/?offset=24#/d2kbyxx

    The photo isn’t super recent, but it still looks fairly similar. I’ve upgraded to a better driving wheel and butt-kicker sub woofers since this photo.

    The pc is a Intel Core I7 overclocked to 3800 MHZ.
    The graphics are SLI GTX480’s

    I also have the Acer 3dvision projector :)

    Here is a poorly aligned youtube video which attempts to demonstrate the experience.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yU54PkKer0c

  • 30 engin // May 26, 2011 at 11:46

    well, i have samsung 2233rz with nvidia bundle
    i5-2500K
    2x gtx 460 SLI
    2×4 gb gskill cl7 1600mhz ram
    and logitech g9x + tt esports challenger pro ;)

  • 31 Jaksa // Jun 2, 2011 at 11:29

    Intel Core i7 920
    3x2Gb RAM
    ASUS GeForce 480
    nVidia 3D Vision
    Optoma HD67
    2x512Gb Seagate Barracuda RAID 0
    OCZ StealthXStream 850W
    Cooler Master Cosmos S

  • 32 AllanGamer // Jun 4, 2011 at 09:25

    Here’s my system:
    Case CoolerMaster CM690
    PSU CM Silent Pro M850
    EVGA 750i FTW
    Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3.65GHz
    2x2GB Kingston
    EVGA GTX 580
    EVGA GTX 460 SC (for PhysX)
    2TB Western Digital Caviar Black
    1TB Seagate (for backup)
    1TB Western Digital My Book Home Edition
    LG DVD-RW
    Watercooling 980BK kit by Koolance on CPU and 460
    Samsung 2233RZ
    Nvidia 3D Vision
    Sennheiser PC350 Headset
    Logitec X-240 2.1 Subwoofer
    Razer Lycosa Mirror Keyboard
    Razer Orochi Mouse

    Here’s a short video of my case, it doesn’t show the 3D Vision as it’s focused on the watercooling setup:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZg52Vb8uUg

    It’s a bit old video, I had only the 460 yet. Planning to put the 580 on water loop this month.
    Later this year I will get another 3D Vision glasses and a SSD to use as boot drive. Next year, come on Ivy Bridge!
    See ya!

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