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    Old 11-06-2012, 09:55 PM
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    Its all a matter of personal preference but Id much rather have a bigger screen. Thatll make for a much better overall gaming experience, be more engrossing and just all around better. 27" screens have taken a nose dive in price this last year.

    [URL="http://www.ebuyer.com/390683-asus-ve278n-27-led-lcd-dvi-monitor-ve278n"]Here is an Asus 27" LED[/URL] for £208 that Id take in a second over a 24" IPS.

    If at all possible, it wouldnt be a bad idea to get out and go look at some monitors actually set up and running. IPS does have the best color but TN is plenty fine for gaming and watching videos if you have a quality one. My HP is a TN panel and it looks great but my last Acer 22" didnt.
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    Wouldn't a 27" be too big as a PC monitor? It would be fine for gaming (no trouble using my 32" TV) but thats a tele and you would be sitting far from it. With the 27" wouldn't you be moving your head a lot as a monitor as you would normally sit close to it? Currently using a 19" Dell Monitor (Not sure of the model) however that seems a decent size, but I think 27 might be a bit too big.
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    Wouldn't a 27" be too big as a PC monitor? It would be fine for gaming (no trouble using my 32" TV) but thats a tele and you would be sitting far from it. With the 27" wouldn't you be moving your head a lot as a monitor as you would normally sit close to it? Currently using a 19" Dell Monitor (Not sure of the model) however that seems a decent size, but I think 27 might be a bit too big.
    Its fine for gaming once you get used to it. it will definitely be annoying or weird at first. The one annoying about that 27" is that its still 1920x1080 even tho more expensive 27" tend to be 2560x1440.
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    Aren't most games in 1920x1080 well consoles anyway? Would it be a problem getting a monitor that had more pixels then that?
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    Aren't most games in 1920x1080 well consoles anyway? Would it be a problem getting a monitor that had more pixels then that?
    No. Games for PC will support higher res.
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    No. Games for PC will support higher res.
    But if I bought a monitor such as 1920x1200, would playing my Xbox on this cause any problems?
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    But if I bought a monitor such as 1920x1200, would playing my Xbox on this cause any problems?
    I doubt it. It will most likely default to the 1280x720 resolution that it is natively. An Xbox would choke on 1920x1200 resolution I would think. I have my old Xbox hooked up to my 1920x1080 42" plasma out in the living room and its never had a problem. Steady 30 frames per second.
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    Probably stick to the 1920x1080 then just incase.

    Also, I don't think it's been covered yet in this thread, but for movies, would an IPS panel be better as the picture quality will be better? How different would watching a movie on an LCD TV differ to on a TN/IPS monitor?
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    Probably stick to the 1920x1080 then just incase.

    Also, I don't think it's been covered yet in this thread, but for movies, would an IPS panel be better as the picture quality will be better? How different would watching a movie on an LCD TV differ to on a TN/IPS monitor?
    IPS will be better since the LCD TV is TN.
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    That should be ok then as my old Samsung TV has no problem when playing my 360 on it, but never tried any PC games on it so wouldn't be able to say.

    The LE32R73BD which I've been using for years is only 60hz, with the monitors I've been looking at from 60hz (usually the IPS ones) and TN being up to 120hz. Will this affect anything when playing games or movies? What about the frames per second? Will the slow response times such as 8+ of the IPS panels affect this?
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