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Got a 22" wide screen monitor. Night and day difference.

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  1. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Well, I have had a 19" Sony E400 Trinitron Monitor and it was one of the best CRT's that I have ever seen, but I hooked up my Acer AL2223W 22" widescreen and HOLY SHIT!!! This is a very nice quality monitor, I am still freaking out about how big it is.

    Games are like nothing I have ever played before, the widescreen gives so much more room. Absolutely impressive, plus no ghosting due to the low ms response time.

    Just WOW.
     
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    You'll be used to it in a week! :laugh: I also stepped up from a Sony trinitron CRT to a LCD.
     
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    yeah same here dell 17" CRT to Samsung SyncMaster 2232BW 22" LCD 2ms

    I wasn't used to all the space but i'm used to it now

    :toast: well come to the 22"
     
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    I want one now :(
     
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    I've got the same one as you, and yes it is quite amazing.
     
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    I'd like to get one, but I wasn't sure how much of a difference it is from the 19" LCD I have now. I couldn't justify spending hundreds of dollars for a couple inches.
     
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    Trust me, that extra couple of inches makes a HUGE difference. I had at 19", I have gamed on a 17" LCD, this is a whole nother animal.
     
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    It makes a TREMENDOUS difference from a normal 19" to a widescreen 22". I just went from a 20" WS to a 24" and it's like sitting in front of a bigscreen TV now.

    To the OP, nice purchase. Gotta love the widescreen! :toast:
     
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    I was thinking of buying a 24" later next year...would it be worth it?? what about playing games??? iam unsure tho...would the bigger the screen mean...the eyes will struggle more?? like...would you be moving your head more when looking at a 24" screen rather than the 19"??
     
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    i went from a 21" Sony Trinitron CRT to a 22" Samsung LCD ,i was still most impressed with the image quality.
     
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    I thin it would depend on your viewing distance. I have a 22" but I got used to it.. it was working great now with my new desk my screen sits 2.5 feet away from my head and I find it a bit small at times/hard to read.. so as long as your not sitting to far away a 22" would be perfect Im sure.. me my eyes are not perfect anymore either, havent been for a long time.. but from my eye test thier not to bad.
     
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    ^ what he said :)

    i'm even looking at a 32" LCD TV, because its just so damned awesome getting decent resolution screens that are just huge.

    your video card might struggle. giganto 24" use 1920x1080 res, so you'd better be able to game at that. even with a GTX here, i decided to stay 22" for more speed.
     
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    Oo yeah I thikn Im going to get a monitor arm thing but the store I shop currently dones not have the one I want in stock.. so Im just waiting around:p

    I gtg sleep lol. hopefully I get a message on my case panel rma so I know if the want just the panel or my whole case back for my rma.. took the day off work tomorrow to start this, oh and today too lol vacation pay is nice :D
     
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    Yeah, you better make sure your video card can handle these types of monitors. Luckily my HD2900 pro does just fine in all of the latest games.
     
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    I've got the same Acer monitor and it looks amazing without a doubt. I've experienced no ghosting and the backlight is fine also! Kicks my old Dell CRT monitor's ass. :rockout:

    Hope your enjoying your new monitor! :toast:
     
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    dude you think 19 to 22 was drastic...
    I've been using my 17" macbook pro for around a year now and just got the Samsung 245BW a couple days ago! I'm almost considering downgrading to 22" it's just way bigger than I expected
     
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    I always said I wouldn't go past 20", but here I am sitting at 22". I know I'll never go past 22" for a monitor though.
     
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    it's just...so much bigger once you get it home...lol...
     
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    ^^ you'll get used to it after a week or so :p my 22" I though was to big and though maybe I should of gone with a 20", but after I got used to it it was perfect.. until I got my new desk where it sits further away :p

    ohwell I have to get a monitor arm sometime for it.
     
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    until you get a 32" HDTV in 3 years time.

    i saw one for $800 au, that used 1337x768 res, which i think my GTX would own :D
     

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