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Old 06-11-2011, 02:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Does it really matter whether a screen is gloss or matte finish?
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Gloss will give glare in highly-lit areas. I would rather go for matte to avoid the possibility of glare.
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Monitor = stays on my desk. I use glossy to have the best clarity. I can control the lights in my office.

Laptop = different environments. I would go with matte to cut down on the glare from lighting I cannot control.
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Does it really matter whether a screen is gloss or matte finish?
Anti-Glare:

Matte:

Glossy:


All the Montors where placed in the same location for the Photos. The glossy is really nice in a very dark room, otherwise forget it. The anti-glare is best if you can find it.

Reference: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/mon...g-sa850_3.html

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Glossy looks better both aesthetically and functionally (crisp image).. but I prefer my matte screens on most occasions.
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