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I used a 46" Sony Bravia to game on for a while and didn't have any problems. I sat probably 7'-8' away though.
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i use a 46 inch sammy as my main monitor and i couldn't be happier. it does fine in games i would recommend going for it have fun
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I am running my sig rig with my onboard HD 4250gpu on a 47 inch vizio by way of the vga and it works well. Not the best for gaming, I am waiting for a price drop on a vid card, but it works great for my .avi's, netflix, internet searches...posting on this forum, and I can get it to play some games, just not at max setting...whatever still works. And I am runninig at 1920x1080 59hz (dont know why it refuses to work at 60hz. I set it at 60 and it just goes back to 59...dunno)
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I tried to use my 47" 1080p tv and had MASSIVE input lag. :l
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 78@pwnt4lif3 View Post
Wouldn't a big monitor like that make your fps decrease?
Resolution, not size.
    
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post #36 of 40
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I guess I am going to go with Costco because of their return policy, and get a monitor that looks nice @ the store, bring it home, hook it up, and see how it works.

Right now I am not playing any graphics intense games, but I might have to purchase one to make sure it works well with games if I pick one up later in the future.

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Originally Posted by pzyko80 View Post
i use a 46 inch sammy as my main monitor and i couldn't be happier. it does fine in games i would recommend going for it have fun
are you referring to this Samsung?

1,499.99 after $1,100 OFF
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3D 1080p 240Hz
LED Edge Lit LCD HDTV
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I guess I am going to go with Costco because of their return policy, and get a monitor that looks nice @ the store, bring it home, hook it up, and see how it works.

Right now I am not playing any graphics intense games, but I might have to purchase one to make sure it works well with games if I pick one up later in the future.
do u need the TV tuner? if not i would get this monitor instead


it's not 30".. so you can sit a bit closer and stare at MOAR PIXELS MOAR NEAR (higher res)
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Btw, gaming is fine on a big screen, but internet surfing isn't so fun. All the text is tiny. Just something to consider.
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post #39 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by superhead91 View Post
Btw, gaming is fine on a big screen, but internet surfing isn't so fun. All the text is tiny. Just something to consider.
Just sit closer and enlarge the magnification (ctrl +, or ctrl mouse roll).
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post #40 of 40
I aware this is little, too late.

I have ZERO problem with 1080p resolution and text as rich, crisp, and shaper well, it acts like a real PC does.

what the more? take a look at my picture as example-

Sony offers an amazing PIP option that lets you use the PC and play the video game on XB360 in a little window. No*B$*
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