good gaming monitors anyone?NOT lcd's

  fsssh 15:52 17 Jan 2003
  fsssh 15:52 17 Jan 2003

i would love to get an lcd monitor but too expensive & not great for games apparently. anyone heard of any good CRT monitors for games? i know there are reveiws all over the web but i need peoples first hand opinions.

  jazzypop 15:59 17 Jan 2003

Flatron 915ft+ - 19" heaven :)

  simonp1 16:10 17 Jan 2003


i have the same as jazzypop, top monitor, great price

  PSF 16:38 17 Jan 2003

LG 915FT Plus
snap, I have the same, the advantage of the Flatron over the Diamond Pro/Trinitron monitors is you do not have the two screen support wires.
You can find them a bit irritating when you have a white or light coloured background.
You also have a built in usb hub.
At the end of the day go and look at a few different monitors it is you that will be looking at it.

  fsssh 16:41 17 Jan 2003

what are these support wires & where are they on the screen? i was thinking more of 17 inch monitors, due to the price - would these still have support wires? £270 odd quid may be a little too much even if its a dam good monitor!

  woodchip 16:56 17 Jan 2003

If you just need a cheap 19" fst
click here

  PSF 16:58 17 Jan 2003

click here

The wires support a mask on the screen, they are about 3-4" from the top and bottom of the screen.
(Horizontal lines)

LG use a different technology to Diamondton/Trinitron monitors and so do not need the support wires.

The last monitor I had was an 17" Mitsubushi diamondtron 730, and the lines were irrating at times.

A 19" monitor does seem big at first but now I think 21-22" might be my next choice.

It would be an idea to have a look at some monitor running for yourself. Check with a white screen to see the lines, or not as is the case of the LG monitor.

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