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I currently have a 22" 1680 x 1050 HP W2207H. I am considering upgrading to this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236153 monitor. Would this upgrade be worthwhile or is it not going to be a noticeable difference? I game sitting right in front of my monitor.(Mostly Battlefield: BC2 and soon BF3) Thoughts?
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The resolution increase alone would be worth it (assuming you've got a decent GPU).

I'm on a 23", 1080p, and its not big enough still. frown.gif I'm personally saving up for 3x 27" monitors. smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;14417237 
The resolution increase alone would be worth it (assuming you've got a decent GPU).

I'm on a 23", 1080p, and its not big enough still. frown.gif I'm personally saving up for 3x 27" monitors. smile.gif

I am currently running a GTX 460 1GB overclocked to 875 on the core, so it should handle 1080p without any issues.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by siryak;14417245 
I am currently running a GTX 460 1GB overclocked to 875 on the core, so it should handle 1080p without any issues.

It should, yes. smile.gif

Ever thought about looking at bigger screens? Here's a recertified Asus 27" for only about $50 more. Here's a Hanns G 28" for $240 (if you don't mind some slight backlight bleed), and its 1920x1200 resolution.
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post #5 of 20
the 24 will feel a bit bigger, but you will notice that you have more pixels to work with on the screen when going to 1920x1080. You will have a pretty decent increase in pixel density, which will make images look sharper and everything more crisp.
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for bc2, going from 1650x1050 to full 1080 resolutions, you'll lose about 20% of frame rate performance.
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yea you'll see a slight drop in performance from higher resolution.....that's a good monitor though
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;14417237 
The resolution increase alone would be worth it (assuming you've got a decent GPU).

I'm on a 23", 1080p, and its not big enough still. frown.gif I'm personally saving up for 3x 27" monitors. smile.gif

i don't think that 6600 is gonna pull those biggrin.gif
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vlasov_581;14417394 
yea you'll see a slight drop in performance from higher resolution.....that's a good monitor though



i don't think that 6600 is gonna pull those biggrin.gif

Look at my rig lists...... I have an i5 2500k that does 5.0GHz stable (with better cooling than I have), and a GTX580. wink.gif Planning on SLI'ing and going full water before I buy all 3 monitors, or at least adding a cheapo GPU to power 2 of them in 2D.
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post #9 of 20
Eww, a 27" that is only 1920x1080? Same for a 28" 1920x1200.
post #10 of 20
Yeah, I'd go for it. You should be able to sell the 22" for like $60 if you want.
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