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I'm about to upgrade my screen...from a 20" to either a 27" lcd monitor...or a 32" lcd tv. I was contemplating about using the lcd tv for both tv viewing and computer use. How is pc gaming on a lcd tv?...or better yet how is using an lcd tv for computer use?
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I have a 26'' Vizio Led Lcd tv. Other than the really low refresh rate (60hz, can annoy some peoples eyes) works perfect although a little overpowering sitting 3 feet from it. Best of luck!
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Get a Dell u2711h. Wonderful monitor and great for both tv and pc
     
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I have a 26" Vestel, the colours are superb on it, crystal clear, at resolutions of 1920x1200 I can't complain with the performance. Although, when you do upgrade, don't be upset when your frame-rates drop at higher resolutions, make sure you take AA off as you won't notice the difference passed 24".
    
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Oh, and also, LG LED HDTV's are fantastic for gaming, look absolutely amazing. Just don't be worried if you use HDMI for your PC, you'll notice if you don't set the colours/sharpness up correctly, you'll see a lot of blurry images/text etc...

I stick to DVI with my HDTV. So also bare that in mind.
    
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post #6 of 7
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Originally Posted by Spykerv View Post
Get a Dell u2711h. Wonderful monitor and great for both tv and pc
Although the Dell u2711h is a fantastic monitor, a lot of people have said they notice a grainy effect on the screen, due to the anti-glare coating.

But then again, a lot of people don't mind it, so...
    
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Although the Dell u2711h is a fantastic monitor, a lot of people have said they notice a grainy effect on the screen, due to the anti-glare coating.

But then again, a lot of people don't mind it, so...
Depends on the panel and preference. Personally on the u23 I dont notice any grainy effects. I'm sure for watching tv none of this will be noticed. Otherwise ther is the zr30, I dont believe that has any AG coating.
     
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