lcd monitor questions and recs? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 03-24-2004, 01:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 17
Default lcd monitor questions and recs?

I'm looking into getting an 18in or 19in LCD monitor for gaming, watching some movies, and some graphics. I know CRTs are better for these purposes. Does anyone know any good models and brands for these size LCDs for those purposes, primarily gaming. I know higher contrast ratio (at least 600:1) and low response time. Or should I just keep my KDS 19in crt. any of you guys use LCDs?
__________________

youndkid is offline  
Old 03-24-2004, 07:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 14
Send a message via AIM to qmaladaq
Default

samsung and benQ have the fastest. and it seems to be the best quality over all in LCDS. from all the reveiws ive read.

http://www.samsung.com/Products/Moni...or_172X_sp.htm

http://www.benq.com/display/lcd_fp767-12.html

sorta expensive, but they are LCDS. but ive read that 12ms is basicaly the MAX in LCDS to get no ghosting and very little motion blur. so 16's and 25's just suck no matter what any one tells ya for gaming anyways
if you do get an LCD, you should go to www.pcnation.com they have a 'no dead-pixil' policy and i heard they have resonable service.

im gettin the samsung when i build this summer prolly
__________________

qmaladaq is offline  
Old 03-24-2004, 07:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 14
Send a message via AIM to qmaladaq
Default

also to be honest, do you really need an 18" or 19" they are pretty big. LCDs are basicaly an inch bigger. so a 17 is the size of a 18" crt go to the store a compare sizes err something
qmaladaq is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.