View Poll Results: Do you have a widescreen as your primary monitor?

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    Widescreen?

    Just curious really as to how many people these days have a widescreen set up, as they are becomming more and more common.

    See poll

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    Yup, 15.4" WS, 1680x1050 res

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    two

    15.4" on laptop, 20" external monitor.

    my desktop config is a bit like this:
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    I'm burdened with just 1440 * 900, do you think there is that much difference though?

    The 22" monitors are so much more expensive than 19", heck I could get three (well, two and a half) for the same price.

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    Funkstar - I'm guessing you use a separate kb/mouse then?

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    i use both widescreen and a square one (dual screen funs).

    handy for watching films in widescreen and stuff like red dwarf and the muppet shows on the square screen. wouldnt have it any other way now.
    Pirates = Win.

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    Yeah, I have a widescreen too. A 19" (1440 x 900) display. It took a while to get used to and was my first LCD screen (I'd been using a Dell 19" Trinitron previously until the tube started going).

    One day, I might upgrade to 20" though...

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    20" widescreen for me

    would never go back. gaming, dvds, everything

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    just switched from a 17" to a 24" widescreen last month, its the right way to go

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    I went with the cheapy Daewoo 19" WS and would never go back. Next Monitor will be a WS and the woman can have this.

    And when your screenshots can look like this it's always a bonus

    Last edited by Madafwo; 23-02-2007 at 10:42 PM.

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    Come on you squares!!!!!
    Come on you squares!!!!!

    on the 19" Iiyama PLX486S-B1S Black TFT, 1280x1024

    lovely monitor also good for the lazy people

    Always wondered what the 22" Asus MW221U:
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=492009

    was like
    Last edited by Metier9; 23-02-2007 at 10:54 PM.

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    Widescreen here as well. 4:3 just looks wrong now.
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    2 * 4:3 for me

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    I've got a 4:3 20" that I have above my 15.4" widescreen on my laptop

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    At home, 20" Dell Trinitron, at work 2xDell 2001FP. Next screen at home'll probably be a 22" WS, though.

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    Widescreener here too. Only 19" 1440x900 but it's a world apart from the 17" CRT I had a few months back.

    The biggest advantage for me is being able to switch between apps so much easier. Can have them slightly overlapping but side by side.

    Also great for web browsing with a couple of instant-message windows open on the side

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