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I been thinking to myself for a while to get a portrait monitor one which can swivel which ever way I want. The only benefit for this I can personally see is viewing PDF documents fully on one screen (which would be awesome as i never bother reading pdf's because of how challenging it is to read.

Do any of you guys use a monitor longest way verticle? What benefits does the monitor positioned in this way aid you in your work etc.
    
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It helps when playing shooter games I guess. seriously though, I never had problems reading PDF's in landscape mode..you can always zoom in/out. People who code for a living might benefit from portrait mode.
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<< attempting to becoming a coder too
    
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Its nice for code, although you'll want to try and get an IPS display (the Dell U2311H is a great choice) because TN monitors typically have bad vertical viewing angles, which turn into bad horizontal viewing angles in portrait mode.

1080x1920 is the best resolution for OCN as well.

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Feels like a giant phone biggrin.gif
Edited by nathris - 1/2/11 at 5:07pm
    
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love using portrait, landscape is nice, but I don't like having to turn my head in 2d mode or when playing games...
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