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Been considering for ages the 30". played with the apple for a while and I do so much Dslr photo editing it just makes sense.. The gaming benifit is a huge plus.
I use two 21" mated at work and i'm fast becoming used to having so much instant viewing space.

Ok I need confirmation really i've been reading up and the only competition is the
new samsung which aint readily available I unerstand anyone got any issues with the 3007WFP-HC?

Nice review here of the samsung against the Dell..

TIA for any comments.

Edit sorry didnt post the review.. here
http://www.behardware.com/articles/6...d-samsung.html
    
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30" is lush, although to rich for my blood

On a side note, if you will be gaming as well....you'll definaltely require SLI @ 2560x1600 resolutions.
 
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I used a 32" for a couple weeks, then moved it to the bedroom for a tv. It was just too big. I recomend getting a couple 22" lcd's. It will cost you less, you will have just about as much desktop work space, and they will do more.
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I was going to get the 30" Apple instead of this 24" but it is too big for my PC corner.
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I use a 32" for a couple weeks, then moved it to the bedroom for a tv. It was just too big. I recomend getting a couple 22" lcd's. It will cost you less, you will have just about as much desktop work space, and they will do more.
A 32" HDTV can't compare with a 30" monitor. You are looking a four times the resolution. He probably needs the single larger high-quality image since he is doing photography work. If you have the cash... I would do the 30" for the main display and use your 21" for your tools.

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I was going to get the 30" Apple instead of this 24" but it is too big for my PC corner.
Just get a bigger house/aprt!
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I use a 32" for a couple weeks, then moved it to the bedroom for a tv. It was just too big. I recomend getting a couple 22" lcd's. It will cost you less, you will have just about as much desktop work space, and they will do more.
As I said I have a similar setup at work and the transition I know makes you spilt
applications between the screens its nice, but not like a single large screen. I want to be able to get my photo's viewing almost full size and have tools available without crossing over. Maybe it's just me but I just have a limited mind set about split screens rather than the single one. I may still use the 19" as a side screen


This really isn't a thread for the either 30" or not, I'm buying a 30" just like some support for this specific model over the others.


Also a note about using them as a TV/movie player the DELL is the only HDCP compat monitor so as I've found with my current Comcast HD box it'll only output HDTV to HDCP compliant devices.. messed up I know.
    
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haha, 30" for a computer screen! In a few years, we are all gonna have HDTV's at 60+" for computer screens i guess. I dunno, i guess if you are wanting to spend a lot on an SLI configuration then go ahead with it...
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A 32" HDTV can't compare with a 30" monitor. You are looking a four times the resolution. He probably needs the single larger high-quality image since he is doing photography work. If you have the cash... I would do the 30" for the main display and use your 21" for your tools.


Just get a bigger house/aprt!
I agree, I was just stating that the size was just too big, had nothing to do with res, I was compleetly satisfied with the picture quality of my Konka 32" hdtv, and the res that I got from it.
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