Viewsonic VX2025wm or Dell 2005FPW

Discussion in 'Displays' started by InorganicMatter, Mar 24, 2006.

  1. InorganicMatter

    InorganicMatter [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Basically, the Dell is at the absolute roof of my budget. I would like an LCD that is reasonably priced, good for gaming, widescreen ratio. Both these monitors have that, and it seems that the difference is 1.1". I ask: is the extra 1.1" even worth the $200 price difference? Will I notice that much difference in real estate? I'm coming from an old 17" CRT, so basically anything will be an upgrade.

    Also, resolution is an issue since I do have trouble seeing. There is absoloutely no way my eyes could decipher text on either of the high resolutions these panels run at, so I will probably end up running it in the non-suggested resolution. How well does that monitor take to that?
     
  2. herbyscrub

    herbyscrub Limp Gawd

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    I have a couple of the Dell monitors at work, but bought the Viewsonic for home. Its a unnoticeable difference in my opinion. But I just recently bought a 37" westinghouse......now that is a difference :D Its like...4 viewsonics put in 2x2 formation hehe
     
  3. Selsaral

    Selsaral Limp Gawd

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    Maybe I don't understand your question about text, but can't you just turn the font size up?
     
  4. Chairman Ma

    Chairman Ma n00b

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    If you can't see the text at that resolution then you're going to be better off saving the money and buying a 19".

    LCD's aren't that bad when you scale the resolution down in games. Text and desktop is a different story, it's not worth running at any other resolution other than native when you are viewing text.