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Old 10-01-2005, 11:12 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Dude, 12ms is fine for gaming, 8ms is very good for gaming, 3ms is very very good, but not needed. You don't see ghosting at all at 8ms so he could save $100+.
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Meh, I really don't like the specs for the ViewSonic...at all. It's ugly too.

I am going with the Acer.
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Old 10-02-2005, 03:04 AM   #13 (permalink)
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come on 003, i figured u would know about this....The 3ms claim is B.S.....its the lowest latency, not an average.....its all marketing with no regulations.....that 8ms Viewsonic unit will probably not be outperformed by the 3ms unit....for example:

http://graphics.tomshardware.com/dis...wsonic-05.html

the above is an example of the 4ms viewsonic vs a 8ms unit.....hmmm...the 8ms is much better...
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Old 10-02-2005, 09:05 AM   #14 (permalink)
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the above is an example of the 4ms viewsonic vs a 8ms unit.....hmmm...the 8ms is much better...
Oh... well... um. You can't blame me for not knowing, I have never owned an LCD!
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No problem, thats probably the only thing I may know a little more about than you!!
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Old 10-02-2005, 01:53 PM   #16 (permalink)
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LCDs really are better than CRTs despite what hard core gamers will tell you. Yeah, CRTs may be slightly smoother in first person shooter games, but the advantages in an LCD far outweigh the disadvantages.
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Old 10-02-2005, 11:23 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I like my black levels......I haven't seen an lcd out there yet that satisfy my black level needs.......Lcds are flat and easier on the eyes but cost a lot of money for a good quality one and don't have as high of a black level. I haven't seen of the new expensive high quality lcds so I don't know how good the black levels are. I will admit, they have come a long way and someday will prob have very nice black levels. If only they sold dlp or Lcos monitors.......Ones with 3 chips and no color wheel.
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Old 10-03-2005, 12:01 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Id say the ACER AL1714 i also have a sony LCD but its 15" i bought it for 150 CDN sony has a pretty good lineup of LCD's but so does acer
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I like my black levels......I haven't seen an lcd out there yet that satisfy my black level needs.......Lcds are flat and easier on the eyes but cost a lot of money for a good quality one and don't have as high of a black level. I haven't seen of the new expensive high quality lcds so I don't know how good the black levels are. I will admit, they have come a long way and someday will prob have very nice black levels. If only they sold dlp or Lcos monitors.......Ones with 3 chips and no color wheel.
Yeah, the black levels really help in games like Doom 3....which is the only game I can say doesn't look as good on my LCD as it did my CRT. Everything else looks better with the more vibrant colors the LCD provides.
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