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Questions About Wide Screen Monitors

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September 9, 2006 9:32:14 PM

Are any of the 1900/1200 res ones affordable?

Can they display standard res like 1600/1200, 1000/700, etc.?

Are they compatible with all games?
September 10, 2006 7:21:59 PM

Thank you.

It looks like they have quite a few drawbacks, however, the ability to play your games in an immersive cinematic experience is quite tempting. It looks amazing just from screenshot comparisions. In a FPS, which I plan on playing lots of, a wider screen could give you quite an edge in combat.

My main concerns are response times and dead pixels.
September 10, 2006 7:36:03 PM

I second that on response times. I've been using a Samsung 213T-21.3" LCD for a while now, it's not a widescreen though. Samsung's specs indicate a response time of 25ms, which according to "some people" is just unheard of to try and play a game on. But I have to say, even if the 25ms is accurate I've played q3 online, q4 (single and multi), d3, HL1, HL2+ep1 and I've never had a problem with the monitor not performing in situations.
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