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Old 07-16-2006, 08:41 PM   #21 (permalink)
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ahh

contrast ratio leaves a bit to be desired but not too bad

if you like the amount of space on 19s and want a widescreen then you might want a 20 inch at least, because widescreen takes away some space (which is why they are cheaper )

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Old 07-16-2006, 10:32 PM   #22 (permalink)
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doesnt have great reviews. i was considering it, and i can get it for a REALLY low price.
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Old 07-17-2006, 12:16 PM   #23 (permalink)
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is widescreen the future for screens? are they neccesary?
what do you guys think about this LG monitor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824005066
i bought this one because it went with the style around my new built pc
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Old 07-17-2006, 03:40 PM   #24 (permalink)
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guys i need some concrete answers here, i got enough suggestions and picks of my own, i now need to know which is best to get (for gaming and movies)
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Old 07-18-2006, 10:37 AM   #25 (permalink)
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I would seriously consider going widescreen. More desktop space, better gaming experience, better movie experience. Overall Widesreen is storming in, and u should seriously consider it.


ACER AL2016w 20"
I has 8ms response time, great reviews, cheap and u can get it localy.
http://www.liata.com/scrItem.asp?pro...roduct_id=7304

Also u can check this out
http://www.liata.com/scrItem.asp?pro...roduct_id=7208
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Old 07-18-2006, 10:47 AM   #26 (permalink)
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its not a question of what kind of monitor i want, its QUALITY im looking for. if it happens to be widescreen, SURE ill go with it. again, my parameters

1) for gaming

2) for movies

3) under $400 Canadian.

i listed some alreayd, i think on page 1, mayb eu can help pick from there.
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Old 07-18-2006, 10:50 AM   #27 (permalink)
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^ Not really. Most of us have TVs for watching movies; I'd rather have a normal monitor for gaming. With widescreen, you lose a lot of height. Actually, John, I'm in the same situation as you. I found this samsung monitor. Seems pretty nice, judging by the reviews. Some say the viewing angle gets in the way a little because it's large, but it seems very nice.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001226
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Old 07-18-2006, 10:55 AM   #28 (permalink)
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k< for $400 canadian u won't get top of line monitor so u gotta get that's best for the buck. I think ACER AL2016w 20" Is the best choice. Both for gaming and Movies cuz it's widescreen, games look better. It has 8ms response time, so it's pretty fast. It's cheap, under $400. So stop looking and go out and buy one.

And guys, don't say u loose height with Widescreen, cuz u throw back any potential widescreen buyers. At least explain why u loose it. And maybe u could put in that there's 20'' Widescreen and they'll b as high as your 19'' square.
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Old 07-18-2006, 11:00 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Meh. I don't think Acer monitors are that great. I was going to go widescreen, but then I realized a 20.1" widescreen would be shorter in height than my 18" monitor. So I thought "WTF? I'm getting ripped off." That's why I'm going with a regular 19" or 20".
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Old 07-18-2006, 11:27 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Actually 20'' widescreen is a little higher than 18" but a little lower than 19''. U won't see big difference, and u get wider screen too.
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