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I've been thinking about getting myself a new display for a long time now, but i can't figure out what to get.
There is just to much out there.
Here is what i require and what it will be used for:

-50Watts max power usage
-No ghosting (needs to be able to show fast motion gameplay and soccer matches for instance)
-No burning in screens (plasmas still do this?)
-Full HD
-40inch+ (vieuwing distance is 4meters - 4.5meters)
It will be used mostly for watching movies, from my computer as it's source on HDMI.
The next thing that it will be used for is regular TV.
And sometimes a game (from pc) might be played on it, oh and Wii games smile.gif

My budget lies max $1200 i think, but the cheaper (for my requirements and usage) the better ofcourse.
Edited by unseen0 - 4/21/12 at 6:59am
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Lol I don't think theres many mainstream 1080p monitors that even get close to $600 let alone $1200!!!!1!11!!111111!11!one

You could look at the Asus 27" 120hz monitor, or at another LED monitor for your power requirement.
    
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Depends on what distance you are looking at it.

DELL U2312HM fits the description pretty well and is reasonably priced 23''

Or, I would consider a 3x Catleap in surround/eyefinity tongue.gif but thats not what you are asking for to be honest wink.gif I'm just looking at keen interest at those korean 27'' 2560x1440 displays. But most of them dont have HDMI and scaler so they are not particularly good for strictly 1920x1080 stuff.
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Originally Posted by unseen0 View Post

I've been thinking about getting myself a new display for a long time now, but i can't figure out what to get.
There is just to much out there.
Here is what i require and what it will be used for:
-50Watts max power usage
-No ghosting (needs to be able to show fast motion gameplay and soccer matches for instance)
-No burning in screens (plasmas still do this?)
-Full HD
It will be used mostly for watching movies, from my computer as it's source on HDMI.
The next thing that it will be used for is regular TV.
And sometimes a game (from pc) might be played on it, oh and Wii games smile.gif
My budget lies max $1200 i think, but the cheaper (for my requirements and usage) the better ofcourse.

Buy the Samsung 120Hz

A27A750D S27A950D
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I also watch movies and game sometimes but as a CRT user i find the picture quality of the TN Monitors bad i would say go with a good IPS Monitor or PLS Monitor.
Edited by Otbreaker - 4/21/12 at 5:39am
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post

Lol I don't think theres many mainstream 1080p monitors that even get close to $600 let alone $1200!!!!1!11!!111111!11!one
You could look at the Asus 27" 120hz monitor, or at another LED monitor for your power requirement.

I know, but because there are so many in my requirement and budget range, it's hard to make a choice.
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Originally Posted by Carniflex View Post

Depends on what distance you are looking at it.
DELL U2312HM fits the description pretty well and is reasonably priced 23''
Or, I would consider a 3x Catleap in surround/eyefinity tongue.gif but thats not what you are asking for to be honest wink.gif I'm just looking at keen interest at those korean 27'' 2560x1440 displays. But most of them dont have HDMI and scaler so they are not particularly good for strictly 1920x1080 stuff.

I forgot to add, it has to be at around 40-46inch because of my distance to it..
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Originally Posted by Hydros View Post

Buy the Samsung 120Hz
A27A750D S27A950D

I'll look into it. thanks
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Originally Posted by Otbreaker View Post

I also watch movies and game sometimes but as a CRT user i find the picture quality of the TN Monitors bad i would say go with a good IPS Monitor or PLS Monitor.

Now what are IPS and PLS monitors exactly? and how do they compete against TN's ?

**I edited the topic opening message with another requirement: 40+ inch, which i forgot to mention and is very inportant obviously, my bad.**
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