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More G80-8200s on sale: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...ht_3789wt_1139

7 available this time instead of 3.

I'll let you guys know how I like it when mine arrives.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
I really have no idea what people are talking about when they say ghosting... But I've been using TN panels for about five years, so...

And my only CRT is a ****ty Samton 15" POS that was cheap even back in the day.
Ghosting is basically when the pixels take too long the change color. It results in a sort-of 'trailing' behind the moving image. Unless you have a monitor with a reaaaaaally slow response time, it's not that bad. (of course, it depends on what color to color change the response time was measured in.)
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Yeah, e-IPS is really turning things around. It's cheap, easy to make, and not stuck to one company (like PVA tech)
Yeah, e-IPS panels make for good screens without jacking the price up too much. Still doesn't look as good as an S-IPS, or better yet, an H-IPS.

The only thing I don't like with S-IPS panels is the glittery effect they have. Almost like DLP TVs, just without the rainbowing. Though that's just a minor inconvenience for the picture quality you get, at least unless they start making good CRTs again.

Just think of the picture quality we'd have right now if they put all the funding from LCD research from the past couple of years into CRT research.
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More G80-8200s on sale: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...ht_3789wt_1139

7 available this time instead of 3.

I'll let you guys know how I like it when mine arrives.
I want to buy one of those, it's just that dang Credit Card swiper that kills it for me. Sooooooooooooooo tacky.
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I want to buy one of those, it's just that dang Credit Card swiper that kills it for me. Sooooooooooooooo tacky.
The cool thing with the card swiper is that you can use any card with a magnetic strip for any password - windows, BIOS, websites, anything. Swiping a card simply outputs text, so you can use it wherever.
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More G80-8200s on sale: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...ht_3789wt_1139

7 available this time instead of 3.

I'll let you guys know how I like it when mine arrives.
im kind of waiting for you to review it( and waiting till the money i won in the Chimps Challenge comes through) to buy it
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Manyak:

I noticed the ghosting the first time I scrolled in Firefox with my LCD: it bothered me quite a bit. But I think I'm used to it now because even though I still notice it from time to time, it doesn't bother me at all. But still, I kinda miss the image quality of my CRT - but I most certainly do not miss how large it is.

So I need to make sure that my next LCD panel is like my mechanical keyboard: elite.

I am just saying that I know how you feel.
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Somehow, having 3KRO = having full NKRO. Over 9000 Logitech owners feel like gods.
Yeah, that thread makes me sad.
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Yeah, e-IPS panels make for good screens without jacking the price up too much. Still doesn't look as good as an S-IPS, or better yet, an H-IPS.

The only thing I don't like with S-IPS panels is the glittery effect they have. Almost like DLP TVs, just without the rainbowing. Though that's just a minor inconvenience for the picture quality you get, at least unless they start making good CRTs again.

Just think of the picture quality we'd have right now if they put all the funding from LCD research from the past couple of years into CRT research.
If they spent the money on CRT research.... but size would be a huge thing to tackle.

For TV's it wouldn't matter so much. But size is still a huge problem to get over for computers.
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If they spent the money on CRT research.... but size would be a huge thing to tackle.

For TV's it wouldn't matter so much. But size is still a huge problem to get over for computers.
It could actually be overcome. I don't have the link offhand, and I forget what the name they gave the technology is, but Canon and a few other companies were working on a CRT technology where instead of using a single gun that scanned the image they were going to split it up into one gun per every square inch (or something like that).

Also, if you look at more modern CRTs versus the older ones, you'll find that their gun doesn't have to be placed as far back from the glass. The reason for the distance is that the farther back the gun is, the smaller the deflection angle. Decreasing the deflection angle allows them to use larger screens and higher resolutions without needing to increase the speed of the gun's scanning (which would require more powerful magnets). The more powerful the magnets, the harder it is to be accurate. This is why CRT TVs had much less depth than PC CRTs. Because TVs only needed to scan a 640x320 resolution at a max of 30Hz (interlacing allowed them to scan odd lines first and then even lines) and had larger phosphors, they didn't need the same sort of accuracy as on a PC....I'm rambling now, but my point is that it's very possible for them to bring the gun closer to the screen and reduce the depth.
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