what affects monitor life? Tags: CRT Monitors Monitors Peripherals Last response: June 29, 2004 4:27 PM in Computer Peripherals Share zeroyb June 29, 2004 1:42:16 PM This may seem like a dumb question to people who know the answers. But does using a monitor on maximum brightness or refresh rate affect its life span at all?? If not, does anyone know what DOES affect a monitor's life span? More about : affects monitor life | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove phsstpok June 29, 2004 4:27:01 PM Both high contrast and high refresh rates shorten the life (of CRTs), by how much I have no idea. <b>56K, slow and steady does not win the race on internet!</b><P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by phsstpok on 06/29/04 12:29 PM.</EM></FONT></P> | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Computer Peripherals>what affects monitor life?> Related ressources: ForumDoes Higher refresh rate shortens monitor life ? ForumMy pc monitor is old and have only 13 does this affect gameplay and playing vide ForumWhat is the "True Life " aspect ratio of Mini-DV footage on.. ForumCan a VGA monitor affect gaming performance? ForumWill lcd monitor emit any radiations which affect our eyes? Forum'Ooooo Purdy' Times of my life . ForumFor long life and price value which of the GPUs would you get? ForumPage file on SSD, shorter life - but does that matter now? ForumAverage life of heavily used hard drives ForumHow CPU affects when playing at 1600 x 1200 resolution ForumA discussion about Vsync & how it affects your gaming? ForumWhat is my cpu's life expectancy? ForumLife expectancy of i5 overclock CPU ForumNew Laptop for school/programming/ life ForumWhat monitor size is ideal? Forum$600 Build for Second Life ForumWhat can Dell XPS720 (vista) 'handle' graphics card-wise (specs inc.) ForumPrice Jump worth it? Can someone just tell me what to get? ForumSamsung 27 inch monitor (S27B970D) Forumis this a good monitor PHILIPS LCD 17 170B5CS ? More resources Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !