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thor1182
05-17-05, 08:28 PM
I'm looking to get a new monitor that supports 16k x 12k. I would prefer an LCD for space reasons, but seeing how it is primarily going to be used for gaming, CRT's are not out of the question. Does anyone know of any good monitors that are htis size? Most hardware sites only review the 19" monitors.

CaptNKILL
05-17-05, 09:03 PM
I'm looking to get a new monitor that supports 16k x 12k. I would prefer an LCD for space reasons, but seeing how it is primarily going to be used for gaming, CRT's are not out of the question. Does anyone know of any good monitors that are htis size? Most hardware sites only review the 19" monitors.
I really doubt youll find anything less than a 19" that supports that res at a decent refresh rate. My 19" NEC FE991SB is great, and i can run at 1600x1200@75hz. I also forced 2048x1536@60 and it works fine.

The picture quality doesnt blow me away or anything, but its a good monitor with good resolutions and refresh rates. It costs around $200 now, which is about $90 less than I payed for mine last year.

EDIT: BTW, its a flat screen CRT.

EDIT2: I just looked around the net and you cant really get them any more... I guess they have been replaced by better models already :(

Mtndewordie
05-18-05, 07:43 AM
Best bet would to be watch Dell for the stackable deals on the 2001FP or the 2005FPW. You can usally get one or the other for around $400 when the stackable deals are going, the last one just ended. Not many 19" LCD monitors support the 1600

thor1182
05-18-05, 08:18 AM
any one know about any good 20.1" LCD's?

ENU291
05-18-05, 11:07 AM
any one know about any good 20.1" LCD's?
Mtndewordie just mentioned a great 20 inch LCD.... the Dell 2001FP. It's a great LCD with 16ms response time. I've heard that you can get one heck of a deal nowadays on one of these babies. Check sites like Hot Deals Club (http://www.hotdealsclub.com/) for special LCD offers from Dell.

thor1182
05-18-05, 01:28 PM
didn't relaize that LCD had the 16ms response. Most of the Dell LCD's I hear talk about are the 25ms ones, which is why I kinda dismissed it at first.. but I'll have to dig more into that one...thanks

Strahd
05-18-05, 01:42 PM
My LCD is a 25ms response time and the IQ and response is great, it's a 19" but max resolution is 1280x1024.

thor1182
05-18-05, 03:27 PM
after reading up on the 2001FP on anandtech, I think that might be the direction I go, thankts for the input, and that the dell 2001FP was 16ms, and not 25

ENU291
05-18-05, 03:39 PM
Glad we could help. You'll be really happy with the 2001FP. ;)

thor1182
05-18-05, 03:43 PM
you wouldn't happen to know how it stacks against the 16ms 20.1 panel from BenQ would ya? I lean closer to the dell still, but that was the other 16ms panel I ran across but wasn't sure if it was any good.

ENU291
05-18-05, 04:07 PM
BenQ LCDs are great as well. I currently own a Dell 2001FP so I know first hand that it is a very good LCD for everything computer related (including games). The 2001FP has DVI, VGA, svideo, composite connections and a built in USB 2.0 hub. If the BenQ has all that and can beat the Dell price wise then I would go for the BenQ. If it can't (which most likely is the case) then I suggest you go for the Dell.