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Hey guys, I saw this monitor on sale at NewEgg:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236102

And I already have this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236049

Do you think there will be a noticeable difference between the two? I was actually thinking of getting two of them. If I put my old one in the center would the aspect ratio make a huge difference? That is about the only thing that I can find that is different from the two.

Thanks again for the help,

Coss

EDIT:And the speakers are different. Speakers don't matter that much though.
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The aspect ratio is the same on both, 16:9 . Maybe you mean the contrast ratio?

There really wouldn't be a big difference just to move to led. No way it's worth the price. If you were to go with dual monitors, it would be noticible. They would look different than the one you have now. I would get something like a Dell U2311H IPS monitor. http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...=baynoteSearch They go on sale every once in a while.
    
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The aspect ratio is the same on both, 16:9 . Maybe you mean the contrast ratio?

There really wouldn't be a big difference just to move to led. No way it's worth the price. If you were to go with dual monitors, it would be noticible. They would look different than the one you have now. I would get something like a Dell U2311H IPS monitor. http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...=baynoteSearch They go on sale every once in a while.

Eh? Maybe it's just late but wouldn't moving to an LED mean more of a difference then the monitor that I picked out? I was thinking of getting two and putting the old one in the middle. Would I notice it that much?
The Dell that you mentioned was for a straight up replacement or a added monitor? I love the dual and wanna try to expand a bit.

Thanks again for your reply,

Coss
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So you're planning on doing triple screens? I have a tn monitor, and an LED tv, and theres a pretty big difference. I would just get the same kind of monitor, so that they look the same. I have heard of people buying a single 24" or whatever size monitor, and then buying two different monitors of the same size. They say it's very annoying.
    
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From what I gather all of my monitors would still be LCD but a different aspect ratio. I am not sure what you are referring to.
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post #6 of 11
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Aspect ratio is the width to length ratio of the pixels of a monitor...

1920x1080=16:9

1920x1200=16:10

Aspect ratio doesn't have to do with the colors of a monitor. The contrast ratio would, but not the aspect ratio.
    
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post #7 of 11
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Maybe I am missing something cause it is late at night but both seem to be 1920x1080? So they would both be 16:9?
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Yep, both 16:9
    
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post #9 of 11
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So would the contrast ratio make that noticeable of a difference?
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Yeah, contrast ratio is the ratio of how bright the brightest white the screen can make, to how dark the darkest black the screen can make. LED's tend to have a higher contrast ratio. A contrast ratio of 1000:1 would be, the brightest white, is 1000x brighter than the darkest black.
    
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