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post #21 of 39
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Originally Posted by Leck View Post
Yeah I'm just picky - I built a comp for my friend for christmas with the same specs as mine (Q6600 proc though) and it just played a lot smoother on his old 19'' CRT Viewsonic than my 22'' Westinghouse - I dunno anymore I'm beginning to wonder if I should sell all of my computers and go live in a cave ... I hate technology
If you have any pc recycle place nearby they would probally sell you a nice CRT for cheap; nobody really wants them these days and if they give it to you cheap they don't have to pay to get rid of it lol.
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I wasn't planning on spending $750 on a Monitor - I'm just trying to learn what I can learn on what I want.

On that same note I had a Samsung 226BW and got a lovely "C" Panel and don't even get me started on that... I soon traded it for the LG 2ms Model and that one ghosted even worse.

I don't know anymore...
    
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My 2407WFP-HC ghosted pretty badly in dark areas, but I never noticed it in games.

My current Westinghouse 22w2 doesn't ghost even in dark areas.
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post #24 of 39
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Originally Posted by Choggs396 View Post
I'm not trying to be a jerk, but my Samsung 225BW costs $300 at Newegg - and it doesn't ghost, doesn't have any visual issues with the refresh rate, and the colors are brilliant. I play my games maxed out and they look amazing.

I'm also not saying CRT's are bad (or even worse) than LCDs. I'm just saying I've seen plenty of LCD's that produce very nice, high quality images in a multitude of games/apps, that are reasonably priced.

May I ask what LCDs you were referring to?
LOL guess it's personal preference then. I've NEVER seen a LCD that didn't ghost enough to make me crazy - even the 226CW and BW does it!
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post #25 of 39
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LOL guess it's personal preference then. I've NEVER seen a LCD that didn't ghost enough to make me crazy - even the 226CW and BW does it!
I guess I have low standards then (at least I've been told).
    
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post #26 of 39
lol go crt man.. i just Got a little LCD screen 15.4 widescreen.. and i'm not sure i like it that much.. doesnt' seem as sharp as my MAG CRT.. i do like the wide resolution though

Also i was thinking on your two links.. and I'm sure it has to do with the Brand..
post #27 of 39
If you like CRT's I'd say go for it. For evryone talking down about CRT's there is one thing to be said about them: they have a better picture. Period. I just got a westinghouse 22w2 and I'm happy enough with it but it really doesn't compare to the picture on my lil CRT. I needed an LCD because I wanted a big screen and wouldn't have room for a CRT on my desk but if you can find one and have the space for it go for it. CRT's have a MUCH better picture than any LCD can bring.
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post #28 of 39
I own a 24" Samsung LCD, a 62" Toshiba LCD, and several 21" Sony Trinitron CRTs. A CRT does have a better picture- I'm surprised people try to argue that. There is a reason doctors use CRT for surgery and laser guided operations and I promise you that it's not due to cost. LCDs are a great technology and have come a LONG ways, but a top notch CRT is still the best picture, IMO. If it weren't for the size/weight, I'd be using CRT for home theater and computer use everywhere.
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post #29 of 39
A good CRT cannot be beat in contrast, color reproduction, or overall picture quality. Still, LCDs have come a long way (and have a long way to go). It's not hard to find one where ghosting is very minimal that has good enough picture quality for most uses.

If I had one of the CRTs mentioned in the op, I'd certainly be using it in preference to my ASUS LCD (one of the better 22" modles available (when it comes to gaming).
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post #30 of 39
I think that my eyes are broke because while gaming I never see any ghosting with this 19" Hans-G. I know that when I watch a movie on my TV (32" LCD) I see it and I can't stand it. Sometimes I can't even watch the movie I started I just can't take seing three of everything with motion lol. I would like to have a better contrast though, and sense when did LCD's need to refresh I thought it was a constant image consisting of many pixels that respond independent of each other.
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