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Old 03-19-2008, 02:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to play my xbox, my ps3, and my PC (soon to be built). The pc will be a mid-range setup, not for advanced gaming.

I think i want something in the 26" range, any recommendations?

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Old 03-19-2008, 03:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I want to play my xbox, my ps3, and my PC (soon to be built). The pc will be a mid-range setup, not for advanced gaming.

I think i want something in the 26" range, any recommendations?

Thanks.
do you have a price range? if not then that sounds good!
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You can grab Vizio 32" 1080i HDTV's for very affordable prices! I use mine for my PS3, 360, and Wii, and I may use it as a monitor temporarily once I setup my new system. It has all the connections you need (2 HDMI, 2 Component, S-video, DVI, VGA) and is very good quality! I got mine for about $550. It's about the best deal you will find and is the same price or close to most 26" TV's.

I think Walmart was having a special on these recently so you may want to look into it!
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You can grab Vizio 32" 1080i HDTV's for very affordable prices! I use mine for my PS3, 360, and Wii, and I may use it as a monitor temporarily once I setup my new system. It has all the connections you need (2 HDMI, 2 Component, S-video, DVI, VGA) and is very good quality! I got mine for about $550. It's about the best deal you will find and is the same price or close to most 26" TV's.

I think Walmart was having a special on these recently so you may want to look into it!
thats not bad. thats actually a pretty good price!
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i got a 32 inch 1080i olevia for 430, but trust me, youll want a 1080p. Im using mine on my comp and on xbox 360, but on computer, at 720p, everything is huge becuase of the lower res but bigger screen. I sold that and went to a 42inch 1080p and couldent be happier. The new one cost me a grand
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One word of advice "Walmart"
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Walmart? What about circuit city? and do you think protection plans are worth it?
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walmart is ok but future shop is great for t.v's, or best buy if your in america i guess.
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best buy is terribly expensive and not much stock. try microcenter, my scepter 42inch 1080p is beautiful and cost 1000
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best buy is terribly expensive and not much stock. try microcenter, my scepter 42inch 1080p is beautiful and cost 1000
i wouldn't know, i have never been to a best buy.
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