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    Question New Monitor Help

    http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx...11109,44640000

    http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx...446N&InMerch=1

    Hi,

    I am thinking of getting these two monitors.

    The Widescreen one (top) is for my rig in the sig. Will the 9800 Pro be able to cope with the widescreen and resolutions? The Ati website says that widescreen monitors are supported at 1920x1080, the monitor has a resolution of 1440x900. What does this all mean, will it work?

    Also the second monitor is for a very very old computer (500mhz!!). It uses built in graphics. Should the monitor work?

    Cheers for any help.

    p.s. any recommendations about other monitors are most welcome as well.

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    Yes they'll both work. Very cheap also which is good!

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    I wouldn't buy them off dabs but HannsG are a very good budget brand..

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    Cheers Guys.

    Will the 19" be ok for the gaming (ghosting etc?)

    Why not dabs by the way, bad experience? I've never used them before.

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    I bought a 7900gtx from them...it was DOA and took me about 2 and a half weeks to get it sent back
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    Cheers for the help guys.

    In the end i ordered then from cclonline. Both the monitors are fantastic, brilliant. Would recommend them to anyone.

    cclonline were amazing. I ordered at about 11pm Sunday night and the items were here 9am Tuesday. I only paid £1 more postage than the cheapest one. Highly recommended store.

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