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Just wondering if anyone has an opinion on which one I should go for if they both have a 1920X1080 res.

Is the bigger distance between the pixels that noticeable on the 27"?
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I use a 27" and don't notice. You should be fine.
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I have a 27" screen, and have had for the last year and a half, see sig for details, Its nice, but make sure you have a deep desk, a normal desk with a 27" is hard work on the eyes, and if you play FSP's this is even more noticable, I would get a 24" LED 120Hz Screen if i had to choose again now.
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My personal opinion, I would go with a 24". I have a 27" tv in one room and a 24" tv in another and the 24" has better detail. Noticeably better in fact. It could be due to the 24" being a name brand and the 27" being a knock off. All in all, I think what Jamos said is a good point... Make sure you have a lot of room for a 27" monitor because you sit a lot closer to your computer than you do a tv.
post #5 of 18
I have both, side by side. Even though the colors are better on my 24", I still use the 27" as my main monitor, it just makes everything a little bigger. If the 24" and 27" are same or similar models, I would go with the bigger one. Even though they are the same resolution, I don't notice pixelation or anything on the 27".
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post #6 of 18
Hello all,

I was asking myself the same question than OP.

24"= 91.8 pixel/inch.
27"= 81.6 pixel/inch.

It means 24" got 11.11% more pixel per inch. Which means 24" got a sharper picture.

But, that's theory. I haven't found any store in my neighborhood with a 24 or 27 " screens.

So, is there really a difference between a 24 or 27 in terms of sharpness?

That's why I'm hesitating at the moment.
post #7 of 18
Check out the pixel density specs.

EDIT:
Oh god dammit, this thread is more than two months old.
    
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post #9 of 18
I run a 27" 1ms 1920x1080 ViewSonic. It has my Cable box through HDMI, PS3 through HDMI, and Xbox 360 through VGA. ALL HDMI looks flawless. You won't notice a difference below 32". I promise.
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post #10 of 18
I was using a Samsung T260 for a couple years. At 26" and 1920x1200.

I tried out a Samsung BX2450 and HP2509b in the past week. Both 1920x1080.

I ended up going with a Samsung 27" 120hz.

Sharpness on the 24" vs the 27" is simply not a factor, at all.
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