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FatBoyHK
02-07-2005, 11:03 AM
I am planning to buy a buy LCD, proably 19 - 21 inch.... (I would go for Eizo, for it image quality) However, I just found that, for the same amount of money, or even less, I can have a 30 inch LCD TV, with 1280 x 768 resolution. (such as viewsonic N3000w).... any advice?

FatBoyHK
02-07-2005, 11:03 AM
I am planning to buy a buy LCD, proably 19 - 21 inch.... (I would go for Eizo, for it image quality) However, I just found that, for the same amount of money, or even less, I can have a 30 inch LCD TV, with 1280 x 768 resolution. (such as viewsonic N3000w).... any advice?

adlabs6
02-07-2005, 01:54 PM
I was thinking of this same thing. Be sure to check out the pixel response time on the TV version, it may be slower than on a PC specific LCD. I had my eye on those nifty 42" LCDs at Wal-Mart... hehe.

FatBoyHK
02-07-2005, 02:38 PM
Viewsonic N3000W has 16 ms response rate.... even better than Eizo 768 (25 ms), which is in my shopping list now.....

noshens
02-07-2005, 04:34 PM
Buy HDTV LCD, I think they support higher resolution. Oh yeah, and cost alot more.

GvSAP_Wingnut
02-07-2005, 06:14 PM
I have a 50" Panasonic rear-projection LCD HDTV which I absolutely love... the image quality of HD over even progressive-scan DVD is incredible. The one drawback to LCD, however, is the inability to display a perfect black. May not seem a big deal, but try watching it in the pitch dark and you'll see what I mean.

So anyway if you're using it for a computer and play in the dark a lot, might be something to consider when shopping.
http://www.2gvsap.org/wingnut/il2tv.jpg

Saunders1953
02-07-2005, 06:19 PM
Bought a ViewSonic VX910 with 25ms response rate and DVI capable (no cable for that,though http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif)at Best Buy last Friday, thanks to a similar thread on the PF forum last week. $499 with a $50 rebate. I REALLY like it. The game was great looking before, it's even better now, IMHO. And, true, less eye strain by far.

AnalFissure
02-07-2005, 07:11 PM
Wingnut:

Set saveaspect=1 to 0 in your config file to get rid of those black bars.

GT182
02-07-2005, 07:18 PM
Saunders1953, you should have gone with Geico.

Actually you would have done better here with a better 19"LCD that even comes with a DVI cable. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=24-179-010&depa=1

FatBoyHK
02-07-2005, 10:00 PM
so there is really no drawback of using a LCD TV? It is cheaper, bigger, and better?

Saunders1953
02-07-2005, 10:06 PM
Hey, GT182--

How did you know my insurance company? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
Where were you last Friday? Actually, one of my sons had problems with an ImageQuest, but then, it was a different model. I wanted to try one because my CRT was really going downhill, and dammit, I wanted to see what the game looked like. I didn't take home any work last weekend, and could devote almost the whole time to running missions, so on impulse I got it. I still am VERY happy with the view, but spent this noon hour on Newegg after talking with my other son, the computer wiz. LOL, I may return it yet and go with an LG or maybe a NEC from Newegg. Either way, my son has both types of DVI cable!

What's GEICO's number?