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I have to say I'm tempted. I have a BenQ FP71G+ on my second rig and it has a very decent picture. I'm going to move it over to my main rig and try Call of Duty 2 with it to see what it looks like. If the picture quality on my NEC wasn't so darn good I probably would have switched a while back. Space really isn't an issue and I'm not a lanparty guy. As you can see, my desk is pretty big but LCD's has much more ergonomic look.
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Originally Posted by Robilar
I have to say I'm tempted. I have a BenQ FP71G+ on my second rig and it has a very decent picture. I'm going to move it over to my main rig and try Call of Duty 2 with it to see what it looks like. If the picture quality on my NEC wasn't so darn good I probably would have switched a while back. Space really isn't an issue and I'm not a lanparty guy. As you can see, my desk is pretty big but LCD's has much more ergonomic look.
Your desk is to damn clean. Put some crap on it so it looks like it is used and not a picture in home decorating mag.

Not to jack your thread amigo. I ordered one of the iCage fans and it should be here Friday. Thanks for the info on it as I think it will help my temps (not that they are bad but lower is better) They do slide right in to the 5.25 bays with no trouble right?

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Quote:
Originally Posted by MjrTom
LCD's are digital displays where as CRT's are analogue. a digital monitor will tend to give crisper and brighter images than a CRT display
Go over to hometheaterspot.com where the Imaging Science Foundation certified techs go and say that These guys are some of the best calibrators in the world and have hands on experience with more tvs than you or I will ever have in a lifetime. (tell Eliab that Kenny says hi)
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Sporadic, lol its my wifes fault! Yes the icages slide into the 3 bays with no issues. For the tsunami you might want to put something in place of the 5.25 plates (maybe a mesh of some kind) for air intake. the armor plates are pre-meshed its too bad you can[t buy them separately.
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CRTs have better color and are more flexible in the resolution and refresh rate department. LCDs look cleaner and sharper. While you can notice a difference in refresh rates on a CRT, there is really no difference between refresh rates on a LCD. LCD technology has grown considerably giving you good brightness and contrast (some can even rival CRTs). Running non-native resolutions on LCDs is not that bad. Lastly, LCDs are just much more energy efficient and smaller than CRTs.
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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by Melcar
LCDs look cleaner and sharper.
I dispute that and I'll see if I can get Eliab (cofounder of Avical) over here to discuss this.
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I dispute that and I'll see if I can get Eliab (cofounder of Avical) over here to discuss this.

Well, that was my experience and it was enough for me to make the change.
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I played css on my moms monitor and its a CRT...it looked like CRAP.
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post #19 of 20
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It might be a cheap CRT. There is a world of difference between a good crt and a cheap one.
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post #20 of 20
I see my roommate play BF2 on his CRT with a 9800Pro and sometimes it looks better than when I play it on an LCD with a 7900GT (not my 27"). It's very smooth and sometimes looks like a movie and the lighting looks better (truer colors)

He has an NEC and I must say it looks really nice and the movement and fluid. I've been debating but I might look into a CRT if/when I move my 27" LCD TV as my main TV but my girlfriends parents are getting her a 34 or 38" LCD TV for graduation soooo.

I just dont like CRT's because they're massive and I've been using an LCD for nearly 5 years and it would be hard t make the switch
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