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Samsung series 4 32" LCD tv

Last response: in Computer Peripherals
May 20, 2011 7:28:56 AM

i want ur reviews about this TV to be used as a monitor for a budget gaming pc.

i don't know much about it but just that it has a resolution of 1366*768.
v already use this as a TV and now with my new sandy bridge i3 2100 i'll use it as a monitor too.
my questions r:
1. the resultion they mentiond is 1366*768, does that mean i won't be able to play at higher resolutions?

2. since i've bought th pc i'll use it on integrated graphics for now. but i'll buy a GPU soon. i was thinking about buying a gtx460. would this b a god buy for this TV and bring ut the maxim,um performance? what else do u suggest? budget ofcourse is an important consderation.

3. would this TV bottle neck the quality of graphics created by the cpu and gpu?

any other reviews or comment that u would like to share about this monitor aka TV will all be welcomed.

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May 20, 2011 1:35:33 PM

The TV may technically support 1920x1080 (possibly only interlaced) as an input signal, but it will be downscaling it to 1366x768. I can state from personal experience that a 1366x768 TV does not make a good computer monitor in terms of text for email, internet browsing, etc. To use as a computer monitor, I think you'd at least want a TV that has a native resolution of 1920x1080, though some say that if you have a 1920x1080 TV and a 1920x1080 monitor at the same size, the monitor will look better for text - however, since I haven't used a 1920x1080 TV myself, I can't confirm this or say how big the difference is.