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How big is your primary monitor?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Guest-16, 21 Jun 2007.

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How big is your primary monitor?

  1. 15"

    17 vote(s)
    2.7%
  2. 17"

    97 vote(s)
    15.3%
  3. 19"

    125 vote(s)
    19.7%
  4. 19" Wide

    50 vote(s)
    7.9%
  5. 20"

    16 vote(s)
    2.5%
  6. 20" Wide

    91 vote(s)
    14.4%
  7. 21"

    28 vote(s)
    4.4%
  8. 21" Wide

    19 vote(s)
    3.0%
  9. 22" Wide

    55 vote(s)
    8.7%
  10. 23" Wide

    1 vote(s)
    0.2%
  11. 24" Wide

    78 vote(s)
    12.3%
  12. 26" Wide

    2 vote(s)
    0.3%
  13. 27" Wide

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. 30" Wide

    15 vote(s)
    2.4%
  15. Other (please specify)

    39 vote(s)
    6.2%
  1. Mother-Goose

    Mother-Goose 5 o'clock somewhere

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    I've got the 2407wp and I think it is the perfect size for todays computing requirements.
     
  2. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    Trure, but it's better for watching Hi Def movies in bed.
     
  3. Amon

    Amon inch-perfect

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    Haha yep. These things are big, but they are deep; you'll need a desk that at least 2 feet deep without the rear hanging over the back while comfortably fitting a keyboard in front of it; and if your desk is against a wall or corner, you'll might as well use the desk from the side with the monitor on the other end... :miffed: I'm going to need a bigger desk soon as I might nick another one from work for a dual-screen setup (we've honestly got stacks of used 6FGp in the hallways) but these things draw over 100 watts of power each! On the other hand, colour accuracy and sharpness are undeniable.
     
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  4. capnPedro

    capnPedro Hacker. Maker. Engineer.

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    I'm using a 5:4 (I think) CRT. No idea about the model as it's graphic designer's screen I got from my dad's place of work for a tenner.

    20" (diagonal) visible.
    25.5" (diagonal) inc. bezel.

    I like the beast but I'm thinking of picking up one of those fancy 30" Dell jobbies (just sold one of my PCs so it's a real possibility now :D).
     
  5. DAE_JA_VOO

    DAE_JA_VOO What's a Dremel?

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    I use TWO 22" Widescreen LCDs :D
     
  6. kempez

    kempez modding again!

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    I have a 24" and a 20", but it's not a competition :p
     
  7. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    I use 187" of screen real-estate at work, but its still not a competition :p
     
  8. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    But you're evil so it doesn't count ;)
     
  9. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    I think I'm on a 17" right now at work (set to the wrong res, no less), but at home I could be on either a 15", 20", or 24", all widescreen (1440/1680/1920px respectively). But if it's about the way you're writing reviews/site layout, I never have my browser maximized. I'd like a second 24" but it's not happening until I get a Mac with dual DVI out (and a proper desk).
     
  10. Mother-Goose

    Mother-Goose 5 o'clock somewhere

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    187"? how many screens have you got connected to give you that?
     
  11. DAE_JA_VOO

    DAE_JA_VOO What's a Dremel?

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    hahaha!!

    Well, my phone has like, a 1 inch screen, so i win :p
     
  12. kempez

    kempez modding again!

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    Damnit :duh: Foiled!
     
  13. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    Do you want good colour reproduction? Because most of the 22" widescreens have panels that use 6-bit colour and dithering, rather than true 8-bit colour...

    Happy with my 2405, but I'd like to get a 37" 1080p Westinghouse.
     
  14. mmorgue

    mmorgue What's a Dremel?

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    Mine's only 21 inches.. But it's really thick...
     
  15. Hazardous

    Hazardous What's a Dremel?

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    Aye... but that's for the refurbished version you've linked to in the 'Bargain Bin' Doug... and not everybody is happy to buy refurbished units - with just a 30 day warranty ;)

    It's more tempting to do so though, when you consider that a brand new 27" 2707WFP costs £615.00 / £722.62 :eeek:
    Personally... I'd rather pay £160 more for two 24" 2407WFP's :idea: :rock:

    But each to their own :thumb:


    Which one's that then? The BenQ (with HDMI) perhaps?
     
  16. das_mod

    das_mod What's a Dremel?

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    my monitor depends on usage ...

    30" is for when im doing graphics ... (PS work) :hip:

    22" for browsing internet :rock:

    19" for pr0n (not as easy to get caught, yet still enjoyable) :worried:

    15" for burning music and checking F@H stats ... :thumb:
     
  17. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    From an old thread about how you use mutliple displays.
     
  18. mand0

    mand0 What's a Dremel?

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    22" is the max I'd be willing to spend. It's dead sexy
     
  19. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    Strike one up for 26"
     
  20. alextwo

    alextwo <a href="http://forums.bit-tech.net/showpost.php?p

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    20" wide 2007 here.
    More than enough screen real estate for me (for now :D)
     

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