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I went from 30" 2560x1600 to 55" 1920x1080, and I prefer the 55" over my old 30" even with the lower resolution. I sit 7-8 feet from the 55", and I sat 3 feet from the 30". Granted the 55" TV I use was over 3 grand and not your average display and I use it for much more than just a monitor, but it really comes down to preference.

At those distances you really can't tell the difference in pixel density. You are probably just too close.
Edited by Murlocke - 5/8/12 at 8:12pm
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post #22 of 32
yea i agree with you with it coming down to preference..we have a 55 inch sony 1080p hdtv as well and id def take the 30 incher over the tv.. though your tv sounds like its better than ours:thumb:
post #23 of 32
LCD wise I have had 22" 24" 27" and 30"
The 30" one feels perfect when it comes to resolution, screen size and pixel pitch. However I gave it to my wife after 3 years and went with a 27" I can no longer stand the AG coating, 27" feels too small after using 30" for too long but hey it's so clear. No way im going any smaller.
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I for one prefer 1280x1024 over higher res. for gaming. biggrin.gif (no joke)
    
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It doesn't matter what size your 1900x1080p resolution is when you're comparing it with 2560x1600 resolution.
    
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post #26 of 32
If you plan on playing competitively 30" is way to big.
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post #27 of 32
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post


Many people still do, with good reasons.

My curiosity strikes me. thinking.gif

I know I used to use 640x480 in competitive CS and CS:S because heads were bigger and easier to shoot. What are some of the other reasons?
    
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post #28 of 32
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My curiosity strikes me. thinking.gif
I know I used to use 640x480 in competitive CS and CS:S because heads were bigger and easier to shoot. What are some of the other reasons?

Oh wow, I had no idea people did this. But man, it totally makes sense.

Does this still hold true for more modern games? Would explain why some people who would play sniper in TF2 could be ungodly good with headshots.
    
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post #29 of 32
I had a Dell 24" now have a Dell 30"

I love 2560x1600 and would never go back to 1920x1200! Try keep a couple of feet (60cm) away from the screen, that's how I play anyway.

Working with word etc... 6 sheets on a single screen no problem - the real estate with a 1600p is awesome!
post #30 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post


Oh wow, I had no idea people did this. But man, it totally makes sense.

Does this still hold true for more modern games? Would explain why some people who would play sniper in TF2 could be ungodly good with headshots.


Yep, huge advantage. But trying that resolution on a 16x10 or even 16x9 widescreen LCD and there is just no comparison to 160Hz+ at 640x480 on a CRT. The pixelated feel of that resolution on an LCD makes me want to puke. biggrin.gif

And yes, a lot of competitive gamers are still using CRT's and super-low-resolutions to play FPS games. thumb.gif
    
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