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Old 09-06-2006, 03:20 PM   #31 (permalink)
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love my widescreens (echo echo echo) but i gotta give it up.

it moves all the silly who killed who and who is chatting what to your periphiral (sp?) vision so you only really see it if you care about it enough to glance to the side.

i was getting ticked at my old 18" playing dod:s and i couldnt even see straight ahead because of the previous life's stats on top of chat and the kill list crowding the other corner... i'd have to stand there for a minute untill the stats faded.... come on i dont have time for that crap! GIMMIE THE WIDESCREEN!!!
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Old 09-06-2006, 06:11 PM   #32 (permalink)
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make sure you have a big desk if you go for dual widescreens

my two 19" monitors are roughly 35" wide side by side.
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Old 09-18-2006, 07:55 AM   #33 (permalink)
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http://www.widescreengamingforum.com...itle=Main_Page

On somegames that don't support it out of the box their are fixes that you can do to make it look good.
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http://www.widescreengamingforum.com...urround_Gaming

that's what I wanna do^
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Old 09-18-2006, 03:35 PM   #35 (permalink)
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that's what I wanna do^
That would rock but you would need a beast of system for that, let alone the cost for three decent lcds.
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Old 09-18-2006, 04:51 PM   #36 (permalink)
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http://www.plastk.net/highres/24mon/
http://www.plastk.net/highres/50mon/

http://www.plastk.net/highres/videos/

Basically anything at www.plastk.net
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that is just too much - seriously even though i got moeny i will not do that
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Old 09-18-2006, 06:31 PM   #38 (permalink)
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all the wide screen monitors i have seen hyave bad contrast ratios and horible refresh rates unles u spend like 500% on oen and ur still only getting 7ms refresh rate id wrather spend 299 on the new veiw sonic that has an amazing contrast ratio and a refresh rate of 2ms
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Old 09-18-2006, 06:50 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Only 7ms? My 8ms BenQ 20.1" widescreen has 0 ghosting works great for games. 600:1 looks fine.

It's not a refresh rate of 2ms, its a response time. There's a difference.

BTW I got my monitor for $284, and you could get a nicer Samsung 20.1" widescreen 1680x1050 700:1, 6ms on NewEgg for $289:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001081
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I've played 12ms gaming and it's not that bad. When I play on my dad's 8ms LCD it's looks just fine.

I've been looking at this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001081

I hardly call 700:1 and 6ms "horrible"
Or perhaps this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824252006

I would never go over 12ms if your gaming and 8ms is just fine. I hardly noticed any difference from 2-8ms (i was at compusa looking at monitors they so happened to have an 8ms and 2ms next to each other playing a movie and I started up the doom 3 demos on both and still don't recall any ghosting).
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