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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Flamingsupernova, Oct 6, 2007.

  1. Flamingsupernova

    Flamingsupernova New Member

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    Are widescreen monitors worth investing in?
     
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  2. DanTheBanjoman Señor Moderator

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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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    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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    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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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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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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    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!!!!!

    :p
     
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    Why are you trading in your widescreen?
     
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    Widescreen is good for anything over 19"
    Below that its too small (not enough screen height).
     
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    I don't like 'em, I'd rather use a normal one.
     
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    Any outstanding reason, or just that you prefer the shape/size?
     
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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 shape/size.
     
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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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    get a 30" 16:10 widescreen. it'll be expensive, but your e-penis will get longer.
     
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    Nice, hehehe
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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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.
     
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