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Should I get a new monitor

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Currently I have a 17" LCD by LG, 8ms. The model is L1718S. I got it October 2006.

I'm pretty happy with it, but I'm wondering if I should get a new monitor like a 22" or maybe even a 24". I don't have the money, but I will after christmas and birthday (january).

There are 2 things that are keeping me from getting one:

1. Playing on a larger resolution will make me have a low fps in cod4. It will probably be too low because right now I get 70 on average outside, and sometimes it drops to 40 which gets annoying.

2. If I get a monitor when I upgrade in a year then I will have a better one than I will get now.

Opinions?
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I upgraded from a 17" Benq to a 20.1" Dell, and it was nothing short of phenomenal. I would upgrade ASAP if I was you.
    
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A bunch of my friends went from 19" to 24" and they said that It is so much different. So much extra space you get on the desk top. Even viewing pictures look so beautiful.
    
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any monitors that you guys recommend?

22" or 24"
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my 2253bw is fantastic i reccomend it. but i also reccomend:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236051
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how about this bad boy right hurr?

http://www.agito.pl/powyzej-19/samsu...52.337581.html

It's on sale costs 250 dollaz

my 17" compared to it is a joke

also how is that monitor diff from this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001294
Edited by Bartmasta - 12/14/08 at 1:14pm
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the monitor I posted has a D - sub plug thingy, is this a bad thing and should I get a monitor with the other one?
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