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Old 08-20-2005, 03:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default High end CRT VS. High end LCD

I have a mitsubishi 2060u, one of the best CRT's out there. Its a 22" beast. Amazing CRT. Problem is it takes LOTS of space on my desk, so im considering selling it and getting a new 8ms LCD (Hyundai or samsung) to replace it. What kind of changes will i see? Will it be a big change?

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From my experience, unless your a professional who needs a reference quality picture, for: video editing, graphics arts, animation.

I can't see any reason to go with CRTs anymore, unless you don't have the money for the LCD, it sounds to me however like your willing to spend the bucks. I personally have the ViewSonic VP191b, much clearer then my NEC ever was, bright colors, in my opinion a much better monitor for a consumer.

I would still suggest just going in a store that carries flagship models of both types of monitors and see what you like. Everyone has their own personal taste. I notice CRTs have a more glossy look because of the glass screen and coating they normally use. However in my opinion, a good LCD is just as clear if not clearer then the best (consumer) CRTs out there, and also has the same if not better vivid colors.


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Old 08-20-2005, 07:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Go with the LCD. Once you do, you'll never want to look back (pun intended).

If you are using a 22" CRT, you could go with a 20" or 21" LCD... but I don't think that the response times of the big boys have come down yet. 19" will probably do you fine, though.

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Old 08-20-2005, 07:53 PM   #4 (permalink)
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If you can afford it and your gpu supports it, those dell widescreens are nice, otherwise get that vp191b. You will be impressed either way, once u get a lcd. The color is so much more vivid....BTW dont buy a samsung 193p+, it does poorly in games...
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