widescreen or normal format tft monitors

  lodde 21:50 01 Dec 2006

Am thinking of changing my monitor, is it best to go for widescreen or standard format hope it will be 19 or 21 inch

  Diodorus Siculus 21:53 01 Dec 2006

I prefer my "standard format" 19 inch TFT but the widescreen is useful if you either watch films on it or open two documents side by side.

  Wilham 22:50 01 Dec 2006

A 19" standard monitor has about 10% more screen area than a 19" widescreen.

  Border View 23:27 01 Dec 2006

I would go for the standard screen unless you watch lots of films. 19" standard would be excellent.

  Peter 23:35 01 Dec 2006


A 19" widescreen will only give the same picture/text height as an approximately 17" standard screen. To get the same picture height widescreen as a 19" standard screen you would need to go to about a 22" widescreen.


  hzhzhzhz 23:37 01 Dec 2006

Widescreen,better for your eyes.

  jakimo 00:04 02 Dec 2006

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  Enoch 06:02 02 Dec 2006

I have a wide screen but I shrink it when viewing OE, IE and Outlook which then enables me to see and use my important Icon links which I have aligned to each side of the widescreen

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