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So currently i am using my 46 inch samsung 1080p 6000:1 craptrast ratio tv which has over scan issues when hooked up to my pc. Yes... so i have to custom resize the desktop in the nvidia panel to a wonderful res of 1804x1004.

Guess tv's are just good for consoles and can't display pc inputs for the life of them.


So i need a good monitor, and i am completely clueless. Something with low response, 1080p is a must, needs to have rich blacks. I can't stand how the black background on my tv don't even look no where near black.

I will use it for mostly gaming.

so ok people, hit me!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by humpmasterflex1 View Post
needs to have rich blacks
There's plenty of rich blacks where I live.

OT: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236052

I have that one and I love it. I have 2 PC's and my Xbox 360 hooked up to it and no problems. The built in speaker is also extremely nice. The build quality is really nice too. Also, I find that your eyes don't get tired at all even when staring at it for hours, but some other monitors I tried before this one had that problem.

Also, I always use this monitor for gaming and it performs excellently.
Edited by ComradeNF - 5/17/11 at 12:20am
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You tried changing the zoom of the TV to "fit screen"?
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In most HDTVs, there are options to turn off overscan which is distorting your resolution
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post #5 of 12
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You tried changing the zoom of the TV to "fit screen"?
Quote:
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In most HDTVs, there are options to turn off overscan which is distorting your resolution
My TV does not have a "fit to screen" or a "just scan" 1:1 feature, if it did i would not be here right now. Its an old LCD i bought in 2007.
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Try using a dvi-hdmi adapter, overscan issues tend to happen when using HDMI.
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post #7 of 12
Isn't there a picture button that you use when watching DVDs to change the picture type. That normally will change the way it is displayed.

I would highly recommend either an asus monitor, or a Dell monitor. Dell LCDs are rated as having some of the best color reproduction for their price range.
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Try using a dvi-hdmi adapter, overscan issues tend to happen when using HDMI.
I am using HDMI-DVI adapter. Got the hdmi plugged into the adapter and the adapter plugged into the DVI in back of the card. I noticed if i use HDMI-VGA adapter there is no overscan issues, but i'm dealing with crappy quality analog input and no sound, since VGA does not transmit sound.

so at this point i need a monitor.
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post #9 of 12
This is what I have and I absolutely love it.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236059
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by humpmasterflex1 View Post
I am using HDMI-DVI adapter. Got the hdmi plugged into the adapter and the adapter plugged into the DVI in back of the card. I noticed if i use HDMI-VGA adapter there is no overscan issues, but i'm dealing with crappy quality analog input and no sound, since VGA does not transmit sound.

so at this point i need a monitor.
run sound seperately to the TV, or use your speakers for the sound.
Analogue should have the same quality signal as digital unless you've got the cable going half way round the house through the skirting boards, otherwise you just have a massively faulty wire or woefully insufficient shielding.
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