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I do agree with you on most points here, Many. Mostly on the statements about image quality, lack of motion blur, etc. However, for an Eyefinity/Surround setup, LCDs are the way to go. Ain't no doubt about it. Why? Because of the smaller footprint, smaller bezel gaps, and less power consumption (when not using 30" Deep Color LCDs).
Yeah I agree, the bezels were really hard to get used to in eyefinity. You know what though? I still found them less annoying than LCD blur and lag .

What's funny though is that I bought those three CRTs even before eyefinity was released. I wanted a triple monitor setup where they all matched up, and already had one FW900 for my main screen. So I just went and got two more, lol.

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CRTs are for people who play PC games. LCDs are for people who like the idea of PC games but just wanna hang out online researching more crap to buy.

my FW900

Manyak
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I wouldn't suggest surround with the CRTs only because of the large bezels.

I still have my old 19inch viewsonic CRT that weighs 30ish pounds in my closet, because if anything happens to my lcd - its a great monitor.

If you can find the room for them, I would suggest grabbing them (especially if they are free).

Setup a box in the garage or get creative!
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Just thinking about CRT flicker gives me a headache.
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