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Bigger, or more?

Poll Results: One big monitor or Two smaller monitors?

 
  • 100% (10)
    One bigger widescreen
  • 0% (0)
    Two smaller 4:3's
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post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Hey guys,

Just a quick poll to who would prefer a bigger screen, or two smaller screens.

I've got a 19" 4:3 already, I could buy another and have dual screens, or I could go for a Samsung 226BW or another similar monitor for that price.

Vote in the poll please!
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post #2 of 8
1 big 30" Hehe.
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post #3 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chranny View Post
1 big 30" Hehe.
It would be good for a monitor that big, but take into account I only want to spend around £200 at the most.
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post #4 of 8
i like 1 screen no matter what the size. that split screen section in between really turns me off
post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by l241.ph View Post
i like 1 screen no matter what the size. that split screen section in between really turns me off
I agree in a way, I've previously had both different setups running. The dual screen was my dads old monitor which was a different size and aspect ratio, so my graphics card didn't like it and my graphics drivers failed. The other was a big Samsung 223BW, I think I got the worst panel ever in existence, with large white ghosting when something moved and about 3 dead pixels out of the box.

That reason makes me sceptical about another samsung, but I've heard the 226BW is far better suited to gaming and is the one to have rather than the 223BW that I bought.
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post #6 of 8
Samsung 22" 226BW
post #7 of 8
If you really only game/watch video, go one widescreen, if you do lots of other stuff, go duals.
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post #8 of 8
You could save some money and go for the monitor I've got, the Samsung SM2032BW. It's ony £160 too. It just seems stupid to spend an extra £40-£50 on only an extra 2 inches and no greater resolution.
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