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    Ultimate Dell 2405W Owners/Advice Thread

    Guys and girls

    After 6 months of consideration I finally ordered the aforementioned monitor from the nice chaps at SCAN. It arrived Thursday I'm still smiling!!
    Nothing perepared me for WoW at 1920 x 1200 and to be honest thats about as far as I have got yet ! (Plus a bit of HL2 and web surfing - 2 windows side by side )

    But anyways the reason for starting this thread is so other people like me and you existing owners can come to this thread and have their questions answered, lets post photos, discuss issues, compare frame rates on different games, I have drawn from reviews and forum posts from far and wide and had some good advice from some fellow Hexus members - Guys lets show prospective owners what they are missing out on and help covert the world to widescreen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Trust me If you are like me you'll Never wanna go back.........
    Last edited by Syd; 06-02-2006 at 01:23 PM.

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    Congratulations on your purchase

    I will add that I installed my X1900XTX on Saturday (replaced SLI'ed 7800GTs) and all I can say is WOW!

    ALL my games play at 1920x1200 6xAA with hardly any drops below 60FPS......its all dreamy now especially Quake4, which went from meh to wowzers
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    Last edited by kempez; 06-02-2006 at 05:26 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hexah
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    Thanks guys for your replies, I apologise if I was suggesting that anyone need repeat themselves, I just want to create a work in progress thread that is easily found in a search helping people make the big decision to go from CRT/4:3 TFT to this fantastic Widescreen beauty, so come on all 2405fpw owners post your thoughts and photos - i'm working out how to post photo's myself as I speak

    Be nice to get some feedback and screens of XBOX 360 here as well !!!!
    Last edited by Syd; 07-02-2006 at 11:48 AM.

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    I love mine:


    But I use it at work, not as a gaming moniter.

    At home I use a 21" Trinitron, b/c I like the ultra fast response times of a CRT.

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    OMG you work in the CSS map assault!*





    *feels ashamed of above comment, but its true!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hexah
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    Three cheers for Chris, Nice one mate good to see the pics, now lets have some more - by the way is it easy to post pics, i've never tried before.

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    As long as you have somewhere to host them, it is very easy.

    If you don't, I suggest you sign up (free) with photobucket.
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    Or imageshack - great hosting
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    Quote Originally Posted by hexah
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