Monitor Advice - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-15-2006, 12:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 16
Question Monitor Advice


im going to buy a moniter and was wondering if any one could advise me on what to get. i mainly use my pc for gaming, films and web browsing. my buget it btween £150 and £25 ($278.234 USD and $ 463.723 USD). i was thinking of maby 17" or 19" or maby wide screen.

thnaks for any help.

evilcrossey is offline  
Old 10-15-2006, 01:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Law's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: the data closet
Posts: 4,200

20 to 22 inch wide screen LCD monitor! Do you have a highend video card if you want to play at big resolution?

Law is offline  
Old 10-15-2006, 01:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 16

ok souds cool but i think they cost a bit more than £250 dont they ?
evilcrossey is offline  
Old 10-15-2006, 05:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Spartan's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 814

Nope, you can get a REALLY NICE 20 inch WS LCD right now for $400. $350 should probably suffice.
Spartan is offline  
Old 10-16-2006, 01:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 64

Just remember to get a monitor with a response time of 8ms or less for gaming.
Julien aka julz

<a href=\"\">How to Build Gaming Computers</a>
julz is offline  
Old 10-16-2006, 10:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 56

no visable difference between 12,8 or 4 really...but yes the lower the better

deaduar3 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:24 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.