19" TFT Monitor

  [email protected] 17:06 17 Jan 2004
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is a 19" tft monitor with a resopnse time of 25 ms ok for video

  Big Elf 17:41 17 Jan 2004

My 15" TFT screen has that response time and it's OK for DVD playback with a Radeon 9000 graphics card. Not being a gamer I don't know if it's up to that though.

  Big Elf 17:42 17 Jan 2004

P.S. Envious:0)

  Mango Grummit 18:25 17 Jan 2004

Yes it is. But (beware/be warned) I am still on 15"CRT myself, my wife wanted a 17" TFT so of course she's got one now. When I do change (inevitably) from CRT to TFT then 15" will be ample. A 17" TFT seems overpowering to me so I'm certain a 19" would be even more so unless you really need to be sitting at least two yards (metres even) away from the screen.

  [email protected] 18:47 17 Jan 2004

Thanks both for your comments,i have a 19 crt at the moment screen res set @ 800x600,but i like the TFT as it is easy on the eyes i wont mark as resolved yet i'll see what other comments come in.. oh by the way i don't play games either

  Big Elf 18:56 17 Jan 2004

800 x 600 on a 19" monitor?

  Rayuk 19:12 17 Jan 2004

On a 19" tft the settings will be 1280x1024 native resolution.Will this be to small for you?

  AubreyS 19:17 17 Jan 2004

I have a Dell 1800FP digital. Its set to 1280 x 1024 at 60Hz. Video works perfect on it.

  Big Elf 19:17 17 Jan 2004

Good point.

whitesox - I agree. I find a TFT easier on the eye as well.

  Djohn 21:07 17 Jan 2004

I agree I changed from a 19" CRT to a 17" TFT. The 19" was set at 1024x768 and very easy to read the text on websites, especially PCA.

The 17" is set to native resolution of 1280x1024 and is far more difficult to see, even though i's much sharper.

Tried it at 1024x768 and although larger text, it loses it's sharpness. TFT's always look better at the native resolution.

My next one will be either 15" at 1024x768 or a 19" at 1280x1024. Whichever way I decide to go, it will not be back to a CRT as the advantages of TFT are too great.

Don't play a lot of games but the one's I do are perfect, DVD movie's are excellent to watch and the lack of reflection from the screen and perfectly steady display means I can spend hours in front of the monitor without eye strain. j.

  [email protected] 19:30 18 Jan 2004

Thanks for the advice everyone, looks like I’ve got other things to consider other than easier on the eye, why are simple things so complicated

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