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Old 10-29-2005, 06:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Yea i have an LCD... althought it's 1024x768, it seems fine to me. I love the fact that it doesn't hurt my eyes over prolonged periods of time like CRT's do. I play on upgrading sometime too a 19" or 17" LCD with a 1280x1024 res and no ghosting. Stick with LCD.
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Old 10-29-2005, 06:59 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I will not get a LCD because of the next generation

Its called SED "surface-conduction electron-emitter display"

It gives the same high refresh rates and resolution (and brightness) that CRTs have but the screen is thin and consumes less power.

Here's a pic of one that should be out this year:

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Old 10-29-2005, 07:52 PM   #13 (permalink)
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ooooh, prettyful.
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Old 10-29-2005, 10:55 PM   #14 (permalink)
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how much is that going to cost?
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Old 10-29-2005, 10:59 PM   #15 (permalink)
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a lot to start with, but once it becomes more widely used - less and less.
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If you get an LCD, it will look great at 1280x1024, and there will be no need to up it to 1600x1200. I have a 19" LCD and I am very happy with it for the most part. One problem with LCDs that I consider to be greater than the inability to go to 1600x1200, is the lack of a decent picture at 1024x768, which is the standard for games now. If you have a video card that can max games out on 1280x1024, this shouldn't be a problem to you though, and with those 7800s, you shouldn't see this problem for a while.
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Old 10-29-2005, 11:41 PM   #17 (permalink)
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hey Beedubya - didnt you have x800PRO?
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Originally posted by waynejkruse10
hey Beedubya - didnt you have x800PRO?
I got rid of that and am selling it. I got a good deal on a 6800GT and it is much faster at 1280x1024, my LCD's native resolution.
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Old 10-30-2005, 01:14 AM   #19 (permalink)
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i'm just going to stick with what i have, and wait until the new wave of monitors comes out (probably a couple years). Thanks for the help everyone.
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Old 10-30-2005, 01:19 AM   #20 (permalink)
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my 19inch sony flatscreen monitor displays at 1280x1024 max, so I dunno about those high figures. Unless you're talking about CRT.
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