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Does anyone have a matte and glossy (dual monitor) combo?

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Does anyone have two monitors (matte and glossy) on the same desk? How jarring is it?
I'm thinking of getting a Samsung S23A700D. But I'm going to have a secondary monitor - a matte one.
Any pics would be wonderful.
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i do.. no pics but it doesnt look weird at all
 
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Is it two, full sized monitors (one matte one glossy) or are you talking about a macbook/laptop and an external monitor?
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I have had both before, one moghtlook better to you than the other but it certainly is not jarring. Improved color quality and glare becomes more obvious though lol.
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i do, but it never bugs me, but it would probably depend on your lighting. glossy screens really suck with bright rooms and reflections, and that can make them really painful to work with, but its not distracting and i honestly don't notice it. usually if i keep my curtains closed to keep alot of the heavy sun light out i never have an issue but when i open them it can become obnoxious, and i have this same issue at work with the stupid imac's with the huge glass panel, some times its impossible to work with.
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I have a gloss 27" and a matte 20".It does not bother me as long as the color is close enough I am happy.
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Is it two, full sized monitors (one matte one glossy) or are you talking about a macbook/laptop and an external monitor?
two full sized 23" monitors
 
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post #8 of 8
Ya i have a 27" Korean glossy and a 24" ASUS matte - and it was a big difference in clarity - but i guess it was due to multiple factors
1440 vs 1080
IPS vs TN
Glossy vs Matte (and ASUS has pretty aggressive anti-glare)
Brightness

It just looked sharper, brighter, crisper, more vibrant on the 27" - but it was probably more than just matte vs glossy
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