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And the native resolution is for what size? 21" or 20.1"? Next step up is 24" correct?
1680X1050 = 20-22inch

Next step up in resolution is 24 inch.
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Well, you say it'd be "stretched" on a 22". When isn't it stretched? 21"? 20.1"?

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Well, you say it'd be "stretched" on a 22". When isn't it stretched? 21"? 20.1"?

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Maybe streched is not a good word. It'd just be larger. It would still be a nomal picture, not distorted in any way, simply larger.
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I doubt it would be "stretched." I'm pretty sure you would just be able to see more left to right on the screen... It should show up just fine.
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post #25 of 31
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Hrm..sounds risky lmao..
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I have never heard "stretched" to classify a widescreen's display if the resolution is set properly.
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post #28 of 31
Well it seems that alot of 24" LCDS have a problem with "input lag" I speak from experience because my 24" samsung that cost me 850$ has about a 12ms delay in mouse movements even if its hooked up to the computer. This is not the only LCD that does this, even some of the very expensive dell gaming LCDS do this. Some people can't notice it, some can. Its just something you should look out for if you play alot of tournaments or multiplayer shooters. Do a good for "LCD Input lag" theres videos and stuff that show it happening.

Which is wierd is my monitor is currently hooked up thorugh VGA to a 100$ dell, and if I hook it up to my friends computer through DVI the lag input seems to be alot better, but not completely gone.
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post #29 of 31
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Right. Great information. Rep +

thanks.

Anybody else?
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post #30 of 31
I've also been thinking about an LCD but if I do, I want an ACER because I've used two for my 2nd rig (Wife's) and both have been pretty decent, except they're 17" and..........

What I've been looking at, it's the Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor that was recommended before.......now, I don't like the part of the contrast ratio, I'd like it to be 1000:1 but for the price is not bad at all.

I also considered the Dell 24" but it's $799 and on sale now for $719 but it's just like the ACER 24" but the ACER is $40 less and the dot picth on the ACER is finer.....

Even though that's a lore more than your $500 budget, I'd say save up and get the 24", right now I'm seriously thinking about getting the ACER 24"........otherwise that 22" is what I'd also suggest.

But how about his one (with 100% rating): CHIMEI 221D Silver/Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor. Higher contrast ratio and brightness than the ACER and about the same price.
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