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hey, i was at the samsung website looking at possible monitor upgrades when i noticed they have a new 21" CRT out the 1100MB , (20" viewable)..i was like ***

until i saw that it can pull off 2048 x 1536 @ 80 Hz on a 20" screen, woah mamma!!! for only 450 bucks?

where can i get me one of these bad boys

it's 61lb, lol
    
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Fatal1ty uses a CRT...why would he do that if there was not some advantage...

That's a whopper of a monitor...I had no idea there were nice CRTs like that.
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I have an eighteen inch synchmaster and I love it. I am letting my lil bro use it with his first rig and he likes it better than a LCD. 450 bux is a lot of greenage for a monitor though.
    
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No I dont haha I know I know. Just messin.

CRTs pwn, but they are huge.
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You can seriously get a 21" CRT off craigslist for $50 that does that res. LCD still got a bit of catching up to do!
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i was planning on eventually getting the 244T-Black which runs me $850ish, so this might actually be an alternative, it's higher resoltion with a non-existant response time, i don't really need the space but i don't know if this desk of mine can take that kind of weight
    
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post #7 of 33
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Originally Posted by SyncMaster753 View Post
i was planning on eventually getting the 244T-Black which runs me $850ish, so this might actually be an alternative, it's higher resoltion with a non-existant response time, i don't really need the space but i don't know if this desk of mine can take that kind of weight
Yeah they are big and heavy, actually had to remove a piece from my bro's desk to even get the monitor to fit.
    
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post #8 of 33
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Fatal1ty uses a CRT...why would he do that if there was not some advantage...

That's a whopper of a monitor...I had no idea there were nice CRTs like that.
fatal1ty uses a CRT cuz he's a noob.
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post #9 of 33
lol Wendel is a nice guy, likes to keep it oldschool with alot of his gear. CRT has a few advantages so I hear but I think they will die out completely in a few more years when those Hanns-G cheap LCD's get even cheaper.
    
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post #10 of 33
Look at the picture of it...
Just look how long it looks lol.

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