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Let’s see, CRT's are cool and this is 1998, no wait it, it’s frickin 2011, get rid of that junk!

Get calibrated 30" lcds.
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post #72 of 84
Quote:
Originally Posted by _Marvin_ View Post
Let’s see, CRT's are cool and this is 1998, no wait it, it’s frickin 2011, get rid of that junk!

Get calibrated 30" lcds.
What does age have to do with how a product performs?

There are plenty of examples of old products outperforming newer ones. This is just one occasion.
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post #73 of 84
Two 480 are stout, but they'll bog down in some of the newer titles if they're asked to push 12 megapixels. Vega's three or four 3gb 580's are having to work pretty hard at that res.
    
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The "F" in FW900 stands for "flat". If you saw a curved image it wasn't one of them, that's for sure. They also require calibration, so if you saw fuzzy text and bad geometry then someone didn't do that. It it was a heavily used unit it's also likely that it has aged badly, which would explain the focus problem.
I know it was designed to look as flat as possible. The way CRTs work with the guns the image is not displayed on a completely flat surface.
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post
I know it was designed to look as flat as possible. The way CRTs work with the guns the image is not displayed on a completely flat surface.
Yes they are. That's why the outer subpixels are a tiny bit larger - to adjust for the higher linear velocity of the electron beams near the edges, as well as the different focal distance.
Edited by Manyak - 4/8/11 at 10:35am
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I'll take a 1600P 60" LED LCD over three 30" LCD's anyday.
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I'll take a 1600P 60" LED LCD over three 30" LCD's anyday.
    
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post #78 of 84
Quote:
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I'll take a 1600P 60" LED LCD over three 30" LCD's anyday.
I have no funny pics so I'll just say it, facepalm.
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I'll help.
    
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Have you decided what you're going to do? Three crts?
    
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