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Old 07-19-2009, 11:09 PM   #1
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Default LCD Monitor Vs LCD HD TV

should i connect my computer to a lcd/plasma tv via a DVI to HDMI cable?

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should i just buy a 23 in lcd monitor?

which would have a better image?

i hear there are some problems regarding the 8800gtx and hdmi
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Stick with the monitor. Televisions are fine for occasional browsing, but they're not really suited for daily use as your primary computer monitor.
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Old 07-19-2009, 11:22 PM   #3
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well, then i would need a tv
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Televisions are fine for occasional browsing, but they're not really suited for daily use as your primary computer monitor.


Why not?
I use a Vizio and I'm perfectly fine with it.
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Why not?
I use a Vizio and I'm perfectly fine with it.
If you're fine with it, more power to you.
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If you're fine with it, more power to you.
Yeah, but I would like to know why you said their not that good as a main screen, the more I learn, the better.
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I was going to get 2 22" inch lcd tv's, but i heard they arent that good for computer usage everyday. So i picked up 2 acer 19" screens $100 each. Totally worth it.
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Yeah, but I would like to know why you said their not that good as a main screen, the more I learn, the better.
Because they're meant to be televisions? Most televisions are meant to be viewed from a distance. You don't want to be straining your neck to view a simple desktop.
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Because they're meant to be televisions? Most televisions are meant to be viewed from a distance. You don't want to be straining your neck to view a simple desktop.
Oh, I don't have a problem, so Ok.
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I have a 50" plasma hooked up to my media PC, but it really isn't great as a monitor.
Go for the monitor if you can. TV's have much larger gaps between the pixels, generally lower resolution, and the colors are a bit different.
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