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#1
Are widescreen monitors worth investing in?
 

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Yes. Do you need one? Nobody knows since you're not saying anything about your situation and how you use your computer.
 

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i have one and it is awesome.but keep in mind that most of the games and programs aren't support widescreen
 

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i have one and it is awesome.but keep in mind that most of the games and programs aren't support widescreen
Almost every game thats been released in the last year or so does tho, and for the rest....well in most cases there are simple fixes.
 

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I don't like my widescreen. I would rather have a normal one instead.
 
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I went from a 17" to a 21.6" widescreen and I won't ever go back. I find it invaluable for webdesign/graphics as well as gaming.
 
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just one statement here 1920x1080 oh ya baby high def:toast:
 
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Yes. Do you need one? Nobody knows since you're not saying anything about your situation and how you use your computer.
hehe, right sorry about that.
I'm buying myself a (what i like to think as) high end system, and i've found a 2000:1 22" widescreen LCD screen vs. normal LCD screen, and im not sure which to get.
I've grown up with "normal" screens, but a friend of mine has a widescreen monitor, and ive got to say, everything looks a million times sexier on that screen.
 

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i would say widescreen if you're gonna be watching dvd's and stuff on your screen, also im sure you want the widescreen hd res. on there.
 
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hehe, right sorry about that.
I'm buying myself a (what i like to think as) high end system, and i've found a 2000:1 22" widescreen LCD screen vs. normal LCD screen, and im not sure which to get.
I've grown up with "normal" screens, but a friend of mine has a widescreen monitor, and ive got to say, everything looks a million times sexier on that screen.
GO with WIDESCREEN:toast: Its the config of todays times;)
 
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I think ill go with the widescreen, but i was just curious as to whether people get sick of them, or if gaming experience isnt as good with them, because its alot of money to spend, so i am only going to be choosing one of them.
 

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Go w/ Acer, I think they're the best for LCD's.


[I'm gonna trade my wide screen in for a normal 19"]
 

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Acer ACER!!!!!

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Go w/ Acer, I think they're the best for LCD's.


[I'm gonna trade my wide screen in for a normal 19"]
Why are you trading in your widescreen?
 

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Off topic, but Flamingsupernova, I was checking your profile out, and I noticed that you signed up on my 14th birthday :) (Feb 24)
 

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i prefer wide screen cause its better for watching movies can you get widescreen hd. and many new games support widescreen now. regular screens are more expensive lol. but its a matter of preferene, i would imagine that square screens are better in some fields then widescreen.
 
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Off topic, but Flamingsupernova, I was checking your profile out, and I noticed that you signed up on my 14th birthday :) (Feb 24)
Nice, hehehe
 

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mines only 19" wide but its contrast ratio is 5000:1 which is apparently very good.
 
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Thats an incredibly high contrast ratio for todays standard.