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Pros and Cons of 1080p For PC

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by KevBlah, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. KevBlah New Member

    Nov 14, 2007
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    with black friday coming up
    and these amazing deals on 42" lcd 1080p
    i cant pass it up!!

    i was thinking whether or not it'd be a good idea to use it as my primary monitor for the new pc im getting

    they run at 1920x1080 resolution...which is the same as 24" LCDs, so it shouldnt be a problem with 8800gt SLI, right?

    EDIT: seems as though i find the 24" samsung 245BW at circuit city for $330 much more appealing
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2007
  2. DanTheBanjoman SeƱor Moderator

    May 20, 2004
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    Obviously the pro is high res > higher quality. The downside is processing power required, however the SLI setup should be able to handle it.
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  3. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

    Jan 24, 2006
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    Pretty much what Dan said. I played quake wars and Quake 4 on 42" LCD's at Quakecon and HOLY SHIT, I loved it. Of course, I was playing it on a machine with an 8800GTX.

    The GT's should be able to push nearly any game at that resolution.
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