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Whats up all. Have always wanted to combine a nice size HDTV and PC monitor for my room setup but have heard mixed reviews on doing so. Looking at getting a Toshiba REGZA 1080p 32" HDTV but can't find any reviews on how well it does as a PC monitor. Currently have no complaints with my Samsung 22" display but want something bigger to use for TV/movies and XBOX/PS3 as well as PC gaming and such. That and I'm tired of having 2 displays in one room when I can possibly kill two birds with one stone.

Any advice or recommendations on this?
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Remember that the closer you sit to a hdtv, the worse it looks, to truly appreciate it you would have to sit back a fair bit. I've heard good things about that particular tv
    
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Remember that the closer you sit to a hdtv, the worse it looks, to truly appreciate it you would have to sit back a fair bit. I've heard good things about that particular tv
Even at a 1920x1080 resolution? Being a 32" display though, I don't imagine I will be up too close anyway. Probably about 3-4ft. for PC use.

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When looking for my big screen.I was looking for mostly a computer moniter 75% TV 25%.I looked for contrast ratio being 1000-1, and the resolution being at least over 1900x1200.I all ready have a screen capture card.So didnt need a TV tuner.


The least expensive one I considered 28 inch 800-1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254026
Id stear you more toward Dell,Apple,HP, and Gateway.


Have to say id never go back to a 20 inch.It is simply amazing.2560x1600.I have no complaint's about ghosting or bleeding.
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Even at a 1920x1080 resolution? Being a 32" display though, I don't imagine I will be up too close anyway. Probably about 3-4ft. for PC use.

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3-4ft should be fine then
    
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When looking for my big screen.I was looking for mostly a computer moniter 75% TV 25%.I looked for contrast ratio being 1000-1, and the resolution being at least over 1900x1200.I all ready have a screen capture card.So didnt need a TV tuner.


The least expensive one I considered 28 inch 800-1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254026
Id stear you more toward Dell,Apple,HP, and Gateway.


Have to say id never go back to a 20 inch.It is simply amazing.2560x1600.I have no complaint's about ghosting or bleeding.
I am in the 50/50 club. More specifically I would like an HDTV that worked well as a PC Monitor. I want the flexibility to use it as a straight TV if circumstance called for it. You know, if I ever stopped being such a PC nerd. That Hanns-G monitor looks like a helluva deal. Wish that was around before I spent $350 (on sale) on my 22" Samsung last year.
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Yeah I thought on the Hann a long time.Never actualy found one that I could actualy see though but I wanted something closer to the Dell's stat's.Seen a lot of happy dell user's but dont have the wallet for it.
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