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Windows 7: 30 inch lcd on desk?

18 Feb 2010   #1

windows 7 64 bit premium
30 inch lcd on desk?

would i be able to play my games a meter away from a 30 inch lcd monitor,
Has any one got this setup
Reason being a mate wants to swap my monitor for his as he wasnts a smaller one

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18 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

I use an old 26" LCD and have no issues - except that as I'm running 1360x768 (native) resolution I can see very slight Pixillation.

check what native resolution you will get from the 30" and preferably try it before you make the swap as usability is a very subjective thing
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18 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

IDK.. I have a 37 I use some times but it's on the wall about 6 feet away and a foot upwards from my viewing position.. I don't know if I would want anything too large as primary but 30 may be okay.. Try it out, if you can tune it in to where the large screen doesn't hurt your eyes to be so close then stick with it
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18 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

Barman 58 as usuaI has offered great insite. I don't think I would go as large as 30. Trust me it's going to be a lot of screen really close. Now remember what your Mom said about sitting to close to the TV. LOL. Fabe
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18 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

24" is close enough for me!
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18 Feb 2010   #6

Win 7 pro 64-bit, Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by matt_0978 View Post
24" is close enough for me!
Me too, a Samsung SyncMaster 2494 is awesome, and 24" is really the largest i can recommend for near-viewing. Any bigger than that, and you'll have to move your head when looking at diffirent points on the screen, which is harmful.
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18 Feb 2010   #7

7 Ultimate x64

Don't forget that jumping to a 30 inch is going to place a much greater demand on your video card. With a GT 250, that's something to think about; increases in resolution mean decreases on graphics settings.
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18 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

If nothing else you can use it as a second screen.. If he's willing to give you a 30 for your 17 viewsonic just pick up another 17 off your local craigslist for 60 bucks used and trade him that one.. A 30 is well worth 60 bucks even if you only use it on occasion
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18 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Even if that option doesn't seem viable take the 30 eitherway and throw it on ebay... Can probably sell it for enough to cover a 24
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18 Feb 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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