Gaming on a Widescreen

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Postby The Dom » Wed Dec 05, 2007 5:47 pm

I love my 24" widescreen. I play just about all my games in full widescreen. Alyx in hl2 looks great :o Go for it, you will like the extra screen size.
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Postby thomas_w_bowman » Wed Dec 05, 2007 8:48 pm

...characters sometimes look a little overweight...


But so do the monsters/etc. overall a good move !
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Postby snakebite66 » Thu Dec 06, 2007 4:03 am

Thanks again for the advice and reassurance....

cwl157 wrote:Just out of curiosity, which 22 inch widescreen monitor did you have in mind?


I am thinking of going with this monitor...seems to get the good reviews...

http://www.samsung.com/uk/products/moni ... sfvedc.asp

Then going for the XFX 8800GT Video card....
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Postby J2T » Fri Dec 07, 2007 5:02 am

You really can't go wrong with the Samsung's. I just recently got an Acer 20" and love it. Best move I made going widescreen for gaming. :)
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Postby Mr T » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:29 am

Again.. Check this out...
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Postby Johnny Mnemonic » Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:45 pm

Samsung makes great LCD's. Just ignore the 226bw fiasco, they are still good monitors. I own a 226CW for gaming and absolutely love it.

Best advice is to make sure you can at least see it running before buying. Check out any local computer store and compare.
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