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Thanks all for the opinions, sorry I didnt get back sooner. It was a very late night lkast night and needless to say my head is killing me today.

I was actually hoping for bigger than 24" only because when I got my first 22" (Samsung 226BW) it was huge, after that one broke I got the Acer 22" I have now and they just dont seem that big anymore. BTW I actually like the acer better than the samsung. The samsung was too glossy, so when light would shine in on my days off I could barely see what I was doing. So thats another thing I have to think about but wouldnt stop me from buying a monitor.

So 24" with 1920x1200 otherwise to go bigger I have to have a higher resolution. I really dont feel like cluttering my system with SLI, but when the new cards come out I will probably buy a higher end one ($450-$600) so hopefully low framerates wont last forever. I mainly play wow (which Im sure my 8800gt can handle at that res) and COD4, which Im not a huge stickler, dont need all of AA/AF to enjoy that game. Hell right now Im playing it at 1024x768 on my 22" monitor with a radeon 9800pro while I wait for my 8800GT to get back from RMA lol.
Yeah, if you don't get a 24", you have to step all the way up to 30", which may or may not be worth it for you.
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Well Ive pretty much decided to go 24" but unfortunately it will be a TN panel. My 22" Acer I use now I know is not of the highest quality and I absolutely love it. Plus its a 22" which is 1680x1050 so the pixels are bigger just like how you guys are saying 1920x1200 on a monitor bigger than 24" is bad. So I will go check out BB and look at them in person. I am actually leaning towards a dell. We have brand new regular 4:3 19" LCD dell's at work (I run duels) and they are pretty impressive. I like how they are not too glossy but are still bright and nice looking.
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As far I know, Dells use Samsung screens, so that's a good thing

But looking at them yourself is always the best thing to do.
    
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Ok thinking about purchasing tonight. Any opinions on the gateway 24"? It has the fourdja up converting chip in it along with dvi,hdmi,component and a few others. Would be great that I could take this places with my ps3 (vacation or something) also a local store has it for $479. So I could go see it and take it home tonight
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Don't know too much about that Gateway screen.
    
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post #46 of 50
If I was in your situation, I'd get a 37" westinghouse 1080p. The resolution isn't as high as a 24" but almost and it'll double as a TV. Not sure if that resolution would be supported in games though.

37" 1080P Westinghouse
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If I was in your situation, I'd get a 37" westinghouse 1080p. The resolution isn't as high as a 24" but almost and it'll double as a TV. Not sure if that resolution would be supported in games though.

37" 1080P Westinghouse
The thing about that westinghouse is that it's $ 630 and it's 1920 x 1080...that means that the dots are very large...this is 37'' were talking about~!

Personally, I like the idea of bigger is better...yet there is also multi-monitor ideal that figures into the equation. Some like to use two monitors side-by-side(void in middle<bad>), others like to have three side-by-side, this is better in that you limit the void to the left & right instead of center.

I think my ideal setup is to begin with one HannsG 28''...then work my way up from there next to three identical ones on either side...there after adding up to the 8dvi outs that I have.
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post #48 of 50
After reading all the posts from everyone herein and looking and researching various links...the HannsG 28'' just seems the right choice for me for these reasons:

1-currently my 22''viewsonic 2230wm has .282 pixel dots, the HannsG has .209...this is less than 10percent bigger or lower resolution...though I currently have my lcd at it's highest setting 1600 x 1200...and the HannsG can do 1920 x 1200...so this would be larger dots...though there would be an increase of 6'' inches in view area...

2-Fast response time it nearly double my 5ms as the Hanns G is 3ms

3-Cost...for $499 free shipping I would only pay $250-300 by eBaying my viewsonic...and paying the difference. This is to get a near 30'' lcd....that's six inches larger than what I have going now.

Plus, in the coming months afterward the price on the HannsG like all electronics will continue it's downward spiral...and adding another two should be even more affordable.
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From what I understood, the opinions about that monitor weren't good at all in this thread (bad image quality). and again, I would highly prefer 24" over 28", since 28" only adds screen size, and the resolution is the same. Therefor, the 24" monitor will be much crisper.

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I've heard good things about that gateway, I'd grab it
    
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