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post #1 of 14
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im looking at some monitors..are there any advantages of a LCD-LED backlit over a normal LCD?

say, if (A) is a LCD-LED backlit and (B) is a traditional LCD

would it be better as a consumer to buy (A) if (A) and (B) were exactly the same price?
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post #2 of 14
If they were the same price and same quality screens, the lighting on the LED should be a bit better.
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post #3 of 14
I think LED backlit displays have better contrast, and are more uniform in lighting. They also are thinner.
post #4 of 14
White LED backlighting usually is brighter than CCFL (regular LCD), but it has a blue tint to it. Go for CCFL unless you have a very brightly lit room, and need a very bright screen, or if you just want a very thin screen.
Edited by eseb1 - 2/26/11 at 5:11pm
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post #5 of 14
LED is also puts out a lot less heat then an LCD does.
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post #6 of 14
Less power, thinner, brighter.
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post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Elite- View Post
LED is also puts out a lot less heat then an LCD does.
I've never noticed my LCD putting out any heat at all. Not sure that this is even an issue.
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post #8 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
If they were the same price and same quality screens, the lighting on the LED should be a bit better.
This isn't the case.
Usually a standard CCFL backlighting is better than white LED's that most monitors use.
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post #9 of 14
The lower heat and lower power consumption of an LED are quite remarkable. I have a 55" Samsung, my wife's parents have a 55" Samsung LCD, and it heats up their room quite a bit. My LED literally gives off no heat that you can feel. LEDs also do have nicer contrast and I can confirm this to be especially true in games.
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post #10 of 14
led is niiiiice. no light fade as you look to the far side of the screen from up close.
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