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Old 09-16-2005, 02:05 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Im guessing thats the native resolution? My video card isn't powerful enough to run 1280x1024 in newer games, so I would be stuck with 1024x768. What I'm wanting to know is would it look and run fine at 1024x768 even when the native resolution is 1280x1024?
Well, LCD's really are all about native resolution. You take a decent size hit on quality when run outside of the native resolution. That being said, I would definately get an LCD with a higher native res and just have your gfx card follow that can run at that res.
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PZERO: That LG seems a little expensive, specially since hes looking for 300 - 400 range. But that samsung dose have DVI input which would be better. And that stupid monitor in your first post that you keep recomending, who wants a monitor with only 262,000 colors? Thats F*ing pointless. Why pay for a DOWNGRADE when he already has something better. I dont think anything with less then 16 million colors would be a good reconemdation for an all purpouse monitor.
i just offered cause he was looking at the low response times. and what do you mean i keep recommending i put it in one post. and why are you offering him a 480 dollar monitor when he only can spend 300=400
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if you care more about the color spectrum and you dont mind about response time. i would say go with the samsung one.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824179014

this one is based on the same one as the 500 dollars viewsonic monitor. i believe, i heard on a different forum topic once again. lol.
3ms is pretty d@*n fast.
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Running it at 1024x768 looks better then running it in 800x600 even though the native resolution is 1280x1024
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Old 09-16-2005, 08:51 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I'd go with the samsung one,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001185
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i just offered cause he was looking at the low response times. and what do you mean i keep recommending i put it in one post. and why are you offering him a 480 dollar monitor when he only can spend 300=400
Ok... Iv seen you recomend that monitor in another thread for a guy with a 5000 dollar budget...

And dont get on me for recomending him a monitor over his price range, your showing him a freaking 600 dollar LG. And I also said IF HE IS WILLING TO SPEND A LITTLE EXTRA CASH he can get something thats known to be a great monitor. Instead of getting something that hes unsure about...
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i think the best choices are:

-ViewSonic VP191B $480.

-Dell 2005FPW $380 with negotiation.
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=951466

-SAMSUNG 915N $290 after newegg rebate.

I have the samsung 712N 17"...i love it...but i'm about to upgrade to a 19" as well, and those are the choices im considering. The dell is a real beauty though....*drools*
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Well, I ended up picking up a Samsung 930B...and so far I'm pretty impressed. In games though, its best if I turn the settings up to 1280x1024, but AA isn't needed near as much I am noticing on an LCD, so my video card can handle 1280x1024, no AA even in games like FEAR.
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well u should have bought the viewsonic vp191b va panel. It is by far the best lcd on the market,......just read the reviews and comparisons.....its a va panel whereas the 930b and all the rest are tn panels.....
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well u should have bought the viewsonic vp191b va panel. It is by far the best lcd on the market,......just read the reviews and comparisons.....its a va panel whereas the 930b and all the rest are tn panels.....
Well, that one is $100 out of my price range.
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