Wide-screen LCD versus conventional

  degssie 13:39 14 Dec 2006
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I am not particularly games oriented so would there be any advantage going for a wide-screen LCD monitor rather than a conventional screen?

  Diodorus Siculus 14:14 14 Dec 2006

Not unless you watch widescreen DVDs.

  Diodorus Siculus 14:15 14 Dec 2006

Or, come to think of it, work on wide documents, or two docs together side by side.

  skeletal 16:40 14 Dec 2006

...or use PowerPoint with the LH side showing slide thumbnails and the RH side showing taskpane with slide layouts;
Or a big Excel spreadsheet;
Or Word with document map on LH side and RH side showing taskpane with styles;
Or one program on the LH side, another on the RH side making it easier to copy and paste between them.

I guess it’s what you get used to. I’m all for widescreen now.

Skeletal

  SLAYER 19:21 14 Dec 2006

or play games. I love the widescreen.

  powerless 19:27 14 Dec 2006

Goto PC World or some hardware shop where monitors are on display and take a look.

I have a 24" DELL and won't look at a 4:3 EVER again! :-))

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