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Someone doesn't need to have a perfect ear to hear quality audio. Either a person is half-deaf or they haven't heard the right speakers/cans yet if they think they can't tell a difference.

The easiest and cheapest way to hear the difference is with a decent pair of headphones. The difference is actually pretty shocking if all you've heard are computer and built-in TV speakers all your life.
Iv been using a set of $10 generic speakers for the last five years and couldn't hear a differences between mine and my friends $300 set. The only thing i could tell was different was that his had a sub
    
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Iv been using a set of $10 generic speakers for the last five years and couldn't hear a differences between mine and my friends $300 set. The only thing i could tell was different was that his had a sub
$300 computer speakers are still just that.. computer speakers. Get a $300 set of headphones and come back to me and say that.

I'm not saying you need $300 cans to tell a difference though. Even a pair of Sony V6, V700, or V900's would be very noticeable.
Edited by Kaldari - 6/14/11 at 6:19am
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I still dont think its worth it for me
    
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I still dont think its worth it for me
You'll never know if you don't try it.

Best $65 you ever spent.

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I use TN panels for gaming because I find gaming to be the situation where color accuracy and view angles mean the least.

As long as brightness is good, contrast acceptable, and response time/input lag as minimal as possible, it can be a good gaming monitor.

That extra 200 dollars just isn't worth it.
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You'll never know if you don't try it.

Best $65 you ever spent.

Amazon.com: Sony MDR-V6 Monitor Series Headphones with CCAW Voice Coil: Electronics
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Iv been using a set of $10 generic speakers for the last five years and couldn't hear a differences between mine and my friends $300 set. The only thing i could tell was different was that his had a sub
Depends on what is driving those speakers, what you're listening to, and lastly your ears. It should be noted that teens these days often have the hearing damage of a 50 year-old office worker from a few decades ago.
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Depends on what is driving those speakers, what you're listening to, and lastly your ears. It should be noted that teens these days often have the hearing damage of a 50 year-old office worker from a few decades ago.
That's something to note even with the headphones, but even onboard will be enough to tell a difference. If you get a good sound card or DAC, the difference will be even greater.
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IPS is only useful to web developers and photoshoppers, anyone more on the creative side will actually benefit from it. Gaming? TN actually benefits you more, and high end CRT even moreso, hence why they're both used in professional gaming and IPS is not.

These people who spend 20K+ on their rigs? Couldn't say, but I'd assume because these people are usually compensating for their lack of computer hardware knowledge by just buying the most expensive of everything. Not naming names but there's a couple of them on this forum.

It's just new tech, it'll be cheaper in a year or so when we have something better.
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Then why didn't you atleast buy dell for main display ?
I care because I want to let the people know there are better options ( atleast people who read this thread lol ). Yeah most people already know,but some don't.
I also think if people would just stop buying stupid tn's,we would have more affordable and better monitors based on better techiology ( ips or pva )
PVA is possibly the worst LCD panel technology for gaming. I do not support it being purchased for this purpose.
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