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Old 02-28-2007, 12:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok so i was thinking about getting a 19" widescreen.

I do alot of photoshopping/ website design, but i tend to watch alot of
stuff on my pc also....

would widescreen be for me?

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Go for it.
The Higher the Contrast ratio the better..
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I would say yes. At work I have dual CRT monitors, which helps out alot with multi-tasking (like posting on techforums and running queries ). I had a 17" CRT at home, but upgraded to a 20" widescreen. It's not the same as dual monitor, but it's wide enough I can have two applications open at once for multi-tasking at home.
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could you reccomend one in the £100 budget, keep in mind i don't do MUCH gaming

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I would say yes. At work I have dual CRT monitors, which helps out alot with multi-tasking (like posting on techforums and running queries ). I had a 17" CRT at home, but upgraded to a 20" widescreen. It's not the same as dual monitor, but it's wide enough I can have two applications open at once for multi-tasking at home.
so is 19" ok for photoshop (i don't want it too narrow)

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I don't use photoshop, but 19" should be fine for just about anything. The height of my screen is about equal to or greater than my old CRT, so really just wider. If you can, I suggest going to your local computer store and actually look at the differences between a 19" widescreen and a 19" regular screen. Or even up the ante and check out a 20.1" screen.
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I went widescreen and have no regrets. Get a 19" or bigger.
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widescreen rocks... once you go wide you wont go back
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