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I started with a HannsG 28 inch with a TN. Ended up with this:



I didn't want to spend the cash for a 120hz panel without gaining size, so I just went with size.
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post #2 of 10
I can't stand using a television as a monitor. I used my plasma as one for 2 months while I was building my new desk.

I hope you enjoy yours though.
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post #3 of 10
May I ask why?

For that price you could have gotten a dell u2711 or a s27a950d? is 27 too small for your liking?

edit: sorry, the dell u2711 is a bit over that, but the s27a950d is 600 from amazon, 27" 120hz, its still a TN panel but its samsungs highest quality TN panel and still has amazing colour reproduction...
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post #4 of 10
Nice purchase, Gaming on a TV is the best!! Also HD Movies.

32" is a great size for the desktop too, i cant stand anything smaller these days.
post #5 of 10
Lol, I thought my 24 was almost big enough and a 27 would be perfect, my missus said if I got anything bigger then the 24 I had the other day before I returned it that would be ridiculous. She dont know im getting a vg278h yet when it comes out

I suppose once you go big, you cant go back.
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post #6 of 10
TVs typically have really bad input lag due to extra signal processing (unless they have a thru mode).

I used my 32" LG TV for a monitor for a while, and even though it's a great IPS panel, the sheer size and pixel pitch made it almost unusable at close distances. 1440p or 1600p is what you'd ideally want at that kind of size.
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post #7 of 10
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TVs typically have really bad input lag due to extra signal processing (unless they have a thru mode).

I used my 32" LG TV for a monitor for a while, and even though it's a great IPS panel, the sheer size and pixel pitch made it almost unusable at close distances. 1440p or 1600p is what you'd ideally want at that kind of size.
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Originally Posted by fluxlite View Post
TVs typically have really bad input lag due to extra signal processing (unless they have a thru mode).

I used my 32" LG TV for a monitor for a while, and even though it's a great IPS panel, the sheer size and pixel pitch made it almost unusable at close distances. 1440p or 1600p is what you'd ideally want at that kind of size.
"this hobby cost me nothing compared to mountainbiking"

tell me more about your mountainbiking

edit: my pc costs nothing next to my mountainbike too



OP, if you have not received the tv yet, try swap it out for the s27a950d or something, you will be so much happier...
Edited by jacobrjett - 10/17/11 at 5:01am
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Completely OT, but I have one of the below lapierres, a 2010 marin nail trail and a '08 orange crush which I'm looking to sell

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Completely OT, but I have one of the below lapierres, a 2010 marin nail trail and a '08 orange crush which I'm looking to sell

Oh that lapierre is WICKED! that must only weigh like 30 pounds!
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