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post #1 of 9
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If your sitting at a desk, what do you think is the largest size you can go without feeling like your going to be turning your head left and right just to see what's there.

I'm currently using a 24" samsung but have been looking into a 27".


Curious on your thoughts!
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post #2 of 9
I can't imagine there is much of a limit. At work I have a desktop connected to dual monitors; one is 20", the other is 24", and then I have my 17" laptop sitting next to them.

That is an awful lot of screen space, but it doesn't bother me at all to look back and forth. I've never even thought about it before.
post #3 of 9
For gaming? You can never go to big in size. using eyefinity I dont really turn my head even, you just see movement out of the corner of your eye and move your mouse to aim at it. If your sticking to a low resolution monitor and getting a large size though I would stay around 24 inches. As long as you up the resolution though, there really is not limit.
    
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post #4 of 9
Love my 30inch but it is a higher resolution. I really don't think there is a limit
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post #5 of 9
Down to preference. Got a 27 inch on my desk once, and took it back for a 23 inch as I found it too imposing on the space. 23 inch is perfect for me to not having to move my eyes upwards everytime I wanna change a tab.
    
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post #6 of 9
I've tried 22/23/24/27/28

24 is the sweet spot for me.

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post #7 of 9
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Thanks everyone, I am still debating though. I really would like more desk space and possibly look into getting an LED and wall mounting it. I'm going to physically go check out larger monitors and see how I feel about it.

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post #8 of 9
At work my 22" is two feet from my eyeballs. I have a 27" mounted on the wall at home, probably twice that distance. I could not imagine using my 27" monitor from much closer than I currently do.
    
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post #9 of 9
I use 24 inchers for work, 22 for home. i sit a bit closer at home then i do at work, as others have said (including yourself) it kinda comes down to preference and you have to see what feels better for you. i can't imagine using 27+ monitors at home due to a limited amount of space, but each set-up and person is different smile.gif
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