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    Question High End TFT?

    Okies, I'm going to take the plunge and get a new monitor, and I'm looking at 20" TFT's (before you moan, no, I don't want dual 17" ), here's what I've spotted so far:

    Lacie Photon Blue 20" 1600*1200@75Hz 16ms response
    http://www.dabs.com/uk/channels/hard...quicklinx=36WQ

    Viewsonic 20" 1600*1200 16ms
    http://www.lowestonweb.com/Products/...5-D2AD09B330EB

    Anything else I should be considering?

    Anyone used any of these high end monitors?
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    Anything else I should be considering?
    buying me one too? both look sweet monitors, much moolah tho you could always spend more tho!
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    Personally i would go with this beast. http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...roductID=95541
    1600x1200 native res, 16ms response time, dvi of course /drools

    If not the the viewsonic. I would wear make up for a week for one of those babies *jelousy*

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    Just ordered the Viewsonic

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoo
    Just ordered the Viewsonic

    and some nice corsair ram
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    Nice one dude

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    Very tempted to look at a decent sized LCD screen for use with both a TV source (cable STB) and for PCs - do any have, say, s-video and DVI inputs and a selectable source?

    I'm not looking for an LCD TV as I don't want a built-in tuner, so I assume it's still a monitor I'm looking for?
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    hmm, dunno about that, but the viewsonic is apparently "hdtv ready", whatever that means..
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    yeah, I know what hdtv is, but I'm not sure how it relates to this monitor, I guess I'll find out soon
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    It means you can plug in your american cable box and watch hdtv through it

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    Plug it into what though? It's only got DVI and VGA connectors..

    Oh and on a side note apparently the monitor order is still "Pick in progress", yet I ordered it Wednesday night and selected priority express delivery..

    I think this is probably the last time I use ebuyer , my order from tekheads arrived about 20 minutes ago and that was ordered even later than the monitor.. useless ebuyer %$^%$^*s!
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    ooooooh it's arrived

    My god it's a sexy bit of kit!

    I've managed to reclaim *so* much desk space, despite the fact the screen is quite a bit bigger than the old CRT, and so much clearer it's like I've been given a new pair of eyes!

    Woot!

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