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Should i pick them up? They're for free but i don't know what initial use i'll have for them. Maybe a cheap substitute for eyefinity?
 
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If you can tolerate the excessive space CRT monitors take, you'd be surprise of how they are great monitors. I think it will be fantastic to create an Nvidia surround setup with them. You would need a lot of space though.
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RIP your power bill. Kiddin'.
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post #4 of 53
Do it and enjoy it.
post #5 of 53
CRTs @ 120 hz

Probably the best monitors around, you know those 24 inches
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post #6 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blostorm View Post
CRTs @ 120 hz

Probably the best monitors around, you know those 24 inches
You know, those 24-pounders.
    
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post #7 of 53
Only if those CRTs can handle 100Hz+ preferably 120Hz.
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post #8 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by UrbanSmooth View Post
You know, those 24-pounders.
more like 50, I got an old 27incher_ lol heavy and bulky but still displays awesome_
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post #9 of 53
Before my time. I'm 20, but it is common to find 120Hz CRT monitors? I'm looking to do a surround 3D but don't have a lot of money on monitors. Would this be a nice, cheap alternative to newer screens?
post #10 of 53
Some of the best monitors ever made were CRTs. Stop with the hating.
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