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1680x1050=1 764 000 pixels

1920x1080=2 073 600 pixels

Roughly 15% difference, so the performance hit would be noticeable, but worth it.
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I need something with DVI and possibly HDMI aswell as VISA wall mountable (my stand suggests it should only be used for monitors upto 23" but i cant see 24" being a problem. I'd like LED backlit and obviously full HD

I have this at the moment:

http://www.samsung.com/sg/consumer/pc-peripherals-printer/monitor/lcd-monitor/LS22CRASB/XSS/index.idx?pagetype=prd_detail&tab=specification
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Originally Posted by Darylrese;13758037 
I need something with DVI and possibly HDMI aswell as VISA wall mountable (my stand suggests it should only be used for monitors upto 23" but i cant see 24" being a problem. I'd like LED backlit and obviously full HD

Budget?

LED is quite useless. It's a marketing gimmick that actually creates more problems than benefits.


If your budget could allow for an ISP monitor such as the dell u2211h and the dell u2311h, that'd be much better. After seeing those, any normal LED display would look like crap to you.

I would not suggest upgrading resolutions like that unless you can go IPS, like the dell monitors.

Don't worry about missing the brightness of LED monitors. These IPS panels can get even brighter than those. The colors will be much much much better, the viewing angles will be amazing, and so.
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I wouldn't want to spend more than £150 so nothing too amazing unfortunatly

Something like this:

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/242578
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Originally Posted by De-Zant;13757926 
Not much different, unless the LED would be higher quality, which is doubtful.


In games, the only real significant difference between 1680x1050 and 1920x1080 is the added horizontal view area of 1920x1080. And even that is a slight difference.

Don't forget the vertical resolution loss.

I went from 1680x1050 to 1080 and don't regret it one bit on my 6950.
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Than why upgrade at all? the difference is not worth it IMO

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Originally Posted by justarealguy;13758057 
Don't forget the vertical resolution loss.

I went from 1680x1050 to 1080 and don't regret it one bit on my 6950.

They both see the same amount vertically in games because that's how games work.
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post #17 of 22
Pretty much the same performance wise. only like a 5% hit
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A difference between my 22" and my friends 24" is definitely noticeable when using it for long lengths of time my eyes don't seem to strain when using it over my 22".
27" for $300-400 on newegg is where its at though.
They have this One at my bestbuy and all I can do is sit and stare at it when I walk by.
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post #20 of 22
Buy two more 1680's tongue.gif

Expanded display ftw.
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