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If your trying to kill 2 birds with one stone, tv and monitor, it may be an allright choice,. but if you mainly want to upgrade your monitor there are much better choices at better prices.
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post #13 of 22
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I would not buy that tv. I do not know much about monitors but as far as deals go i would buy this one instead any day.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16889237019

This TV is $100 less and 10 inches bigger. I have only bought HANNspree computer monitors and they have all been fantastic.
Yeah but a Hannspree over a Sony? Uhhhg!
post #14 of 22
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Yeah but a Hannspree over a Sony? Uhhhg!
Sony doesn't make monitors anymore, do they? That's my biggest reason for wanting this. Sony
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post #15 of 22
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Sony doesn't make monitors anymore, do they? That's my biggest reason for wanting this. Sony
I dont know of any, but I do know that Samsung and Sony LCD TV's are definitely the way to go over the lesser brands. If you want them to last many years. If your gonna upgrade in a couple years then probably no big deal to get a cheap brand.
post #16 of 22
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Bonuses are coming in next month is the thing. Time to upgrade my display to 1080p. Budget is gonna be ~$600.

I want a 120hz monitor, but I can't find any that aren't 23-24". It's really frustrating.
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post #17 of 22
Droogie I'm into TVs as monitors. I say you go for it. My buddy uses his 32" Sharp 720p 24/7 as his monitor and it has not burned out or anything. TVs are totally reliable as monitors and I use my 55" Sammie as one as well. You'll love it! Not sure if you're looking into a wireless setup as well so I just wanted to throw this in the ring. I have this as my home theater wireless keyboard and it's awesome.

HP Wireless Elite keyboard. Nice and sleek. Laptop-style low profile keys. I've had mine for 6 months now with pretty heavy use. Haven't had to change the batteries even once and it still works as good as new, though I take very good care of my stuff so it's never been dropped or anything.


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post #18 of 22
Aside from the fact that some find 32" at 1080p too low of a resolution for a computer, it it doesn't bother you I think it's a good buy if you want it to double as a TV. It's should look fine and 32" at 1080p would be fine for me. I'd probably get it.
    
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post #19 of 22
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Well, I don't exactly have $1500 to dump into a 32" monitor. I just figured that if I'm gonna upgrade from 22", might as well make it worth my while. I was hoping there would be good deals on 27-30" monitors during the holidays, but there was nothing.

As it stands right now, I can't find any good deals on monitors that would be a good upgrade from mine. Both in quality and size.
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post #20 of 22
The only issue you may have is text size, which can be fixed easily by changing the dpi settings. Looks like a decent TV to use as a monitor. I use a 32in toshiba as a monitor. I really like it and dont want to go back to a regular monitor. if you like the TV then go for it, you really have no reason not to. Worse comes to worse, you at least replaced your old TV.
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