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I was thinking about getting an LCD HDTV but the resolution as a monitor is not good on most HDTV's. Plus I have limited desk space so I would like to have a chance at being able to utilize my (2) 20" Dell monitors because when rotated I think I might have enough desk space to keep them.
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by SlyFox View Post
For that price i'd just get a LCD TV. $2000 would buy you a decent 40+ inch one.
only problem with that is that a monitor is designed to be viewed from 8-10" away while a tv is meant to be looked at from a few feet away, aside from being completely engulfed by screenery, your eyes will be fatigued in no time.

but maybe some people like that.. who knows
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I vote for the Dell 30" too. It's an awesome LCD and the object of my envy currently. As soon as I can put together some $$, I am upgrading from my 24" to the 30".
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post #14 of 14
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I have thought of the distance issue and the way my desk is I am pretty sure I can push it back between 8"-12" away from me. Far away viewing doesn't worry me either though. I always lay across my room and watch movies and shows via TV Tuner Card from my bed which is about 12'-15' feet away.
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