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has to be running a 720p television.
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Originally Posted by Haseo461x View Post
has to be running a 720p television.
That's what I am thinking which would probably just look terrible. So...the thread says using a tv as a monitor is better than people who are using multi-monitor setups which is actually much nicer and has a higher resolution and the OP has most likely never tried/seen one but just somehow assumes his crap tv is better?
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That's what I am thinking which would probably just look terrible. So...the thread says using a tv as a monitor is better than people who are using multi-monitor setups which is actually much nicer and has a higher resolution and the OP has most likely never tried/seen one but just somehow assumes his crap tv is better?
Ive been using 2 24 inch monitors for years a i love it. I've also hooked up my 37inch tv to my rig and hated it. The colors honestly didnt seem to be there and it didnt have the same effect. Plus resolution took a huge hit.
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post #14 of 168
I like single screens too but "32" 1360x768" means near life size figures. lol
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Massive input lag.
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32" @ 1080p is a little too blown up for a PC monitor. At that res, it's quite poor.

If you want to see real colours, and immersion, get a nice 2560 x 1440/1600 IPS.
Not really. I use a 25" LCD and a 42" plasma as a secondary monitor for youtube/movies/some games. It's amazingly crisp at 1080p. Much more than I expected it to be.

1600p is a treat if you can afford it.. but it's a waste for 99% of users. Only games and obviously a bigger desktop (but it's all relative since everything on screen is smaller). And of course it's designed use which is multimedia design. You'd have giant letterboxes for movies or other 'regular HD' files. I wouldn't trade my plasma for a 30" IPS any day. Plus it was half the price.
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Not really. I use a 25" LCD and a 42" plasma as a secondary monitor for youtube/movies/some games. It's amazingly crisp at 1080p. Much more than I expected it to be.

1600p is a treat if you can afford it.. but it's a waste for 99% of users. Only games and obviously a bigger desktop (but it's all relative since everything on screen is smaller). And of course it's designed use which is multimedia design. You'd have giant letterboxes for movies or other 'regular HD' files. I wouldn't trade my plasma for a 30" IPS any day. Plus it was half the price.

You've obviously never used a 2560x1600 monitor... Its the tits.
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I used to game on a 40" Samsung 1080p 120Hz HDTV. That was awesome. Using DVI out --> VGA in worked really well. If you get it set up right, gaming on a TV can be incredible.

I just bought a 27" LCD monitor, gonna put the VX922 next to it. I think that'll be pretty sweet too. I'm going to wait on multi-monitor until I can afford monitors w/ thin bezels, but it also looks rad. I've watched a lot of Dirt 2 3-monitor vids on youtube, it's sweet!
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You've obviously never used a 2560x1600 monitor... Its the tits.
I have. I did say it is a treat. Just not worth the $1400 price tag. Or even $1000 for the 5 year old models.
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post #20 of 168
Eurgh 720 on a 32" for pc use D;

32" TVs are AWESOME for PC use as long as you got a decent quality TV with low input lag (really hard to find) and it's 1080p

Otherwise forget it!
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