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Dual 17" or One 22"LCD

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I've got a HP vs17e 17"LCD Monitor right now;that's only about 64 days old.Should I buy another 17"LCD .Or buy a 22"WideScreen?
Which would be better?I'am wanting more screen viewing of my sim racing games.




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One 22".
    
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There's not much a non-professional can do with a second monitor. 22" Will save you desk space and you'll still be happy with it so-long-as the monitor quality is there.

You'll also enjoy running higher resolutions and be ready for a GPU upgrade in the future.

My vote: 22"
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My GPU is fine.BFG Tech 7950GT 512MB OC.
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post #5 of 17
It's still going to be wasted on low resolution monitors, IMO. I mean, what would you need two seventeen inch monitors for? Do you do more than gaming?
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Bragging rights?
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I think 22" bragging rights go further than 17 x 2 bragging rights. LOL

17" is tiny, man. Your 7950 is wasted up until 22". THat might just be me.
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post #8 of 17
I have yet to come across a really GOOD use for two monitors.

Sure you can play a game and watch a video and the same time, but a 22" will just have your game in full resolution with extreme quality.

Any if you really want... just use the 22" as your main, and a 17" as your secondary.
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Nope,just gaming and watching dvd movies
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post #10 of 17
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22" under $253.00.I've got 253
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