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Looking to buy a large LCD or HDTV!

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
June 10, 2008 11:52:31 PM

Hey there, I am in the market for a large computer monitor or a 1080p HDTV to use primarily as a PC display. I want at least 27" and a max of 32"

Newegg has had a really good deal on the Hanns G 28" LCD for $489.99 w/ free shipping (went on sale two weekends in a row) but isn’t on sale at the moment.


Dell has a nice 27" LCD, and there are a few others as well.

As far as HDTV's go, the TOSHIBA REGZA 32" 1080p has caught my eye. A friend has one and says it is a great display. has it for $799 w/ free shipping.

I don’t have any game consoles but might get one down the road. I presently have a 22" Acer lcd that I would sell as part of the upgrade process. Any opinions on a particular display?

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June 11, 2008 1:05:25 AM

Well, the monitors are going to look a lot better than the tv because they're built for computers,but, with the tv you might have some compatability problems.
June 11, 2008 1:06:17 AM

The tv might be a better deal because you can also use it as a tv. :) 
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June 11, 2008 1:23:02 AM

You might want to also look at this LCD 1080P TV that NewEgg has.
Gamers rejoice! The LC-32GP1U is the first LCD TV designed from the ground up for today's state-of-the-art video game consoles. The newly-developed Vyper Drive game mode eliminates any perceptible video lag time.

Sharp AQUOS 32" 1080p LCD HDTV w/Vyper Drive Game Mode LC-32GP1U $899.99 Free 3 Business Day Shipping.

I bought one last December and have it hooked up using a DVI/HDMI connector running it at 1920x1080 and it look great. Or you can get this year model that come in White, Red or Black for $400 more.
June 11, 2008 2:09:31 AM

I see alot of tv in what I do ,and sharp is the best.Solid picture quailty and fast response rate.My monitor is an LG 47'' 1080p with 5 ms response.The only monitors that are better than lcd tv are ones thats above 1920/1080.