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Gaming rig+satellite reciever: go for LCD monitor or HDTV?

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  • Tuner Cards
  • Gaming
  • HDTV
  • LCD Monitor
  • Monitors
  • HDMI
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Last response: in Displays
May 18, 2009 8:33:50 AM

i'm building a gaming rig and i also have a satellite receiver with hdmi output, since i'll be either gaming (or occasionally office) OR watching tv with my STB at a time, i was wondering shoud i go for a 27-32" monitor (given is it possible to houk up my stb hdmi output to the monitor's) or hdtv?

thanks

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May 18, 2009 4:49:14 PM

a monitor will have a higher resolution that a TV, but a tv will have a much larger screen size and is limited to 1920x1080. a tv may make your setup a bit less complicated, provided you're going to keep your pc in your living room.
May 18, 2009 4:55:57 PM

^+1