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Old 02-10-2008, 12:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So I'm having a dilemma here; about two weeks ago I realized that I was completely fed up with using my old 15" CRT monitor. So after visiting my local CC, I bought an open-box HP w2207 22" LCD for $250. Let me say, I'm thrown away by how awesome it is to look at this thing. I've used it now for a week, and I love it, but for some reason I still want bigger. Mainly so I can double it as a TV when I move to college. Anyway, I have a friend who wants to sell me his 26" Westinghouse HD LCD TV for $350. What do you guys think? Is it worth it?
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I would say no... Contrast ratio not near as good most likely and price for that buy a new one....
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eh. you can't run high resolutions on TVs unless you have a 1080p

for $350 you can get a 24"
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True, but I can play my xbox 360 at 1080i with an LCD TV, whereas I can only play at a lower resolution on my monitor. I guess the problem is that I have to decide whether I want to use this for my computer or for my 360, because you can't have both unless the TV is 1080p.
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my 24" has HDMI inputs if that helps any.
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My 22" has hdmi input as well. But yeah a 24" will give you better overall picture than a 26" tv.
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28 inch hanns-g ... got 1 hdmi (that could be ur xbox) and 1 d-sub (that could be ur computer)

or like mgcook... his acer is mighty nice 3000:1 ratio, got dvi-d, d-sub, and hdmi... and you get 1080p
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