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17" vs 19"

Discussion in 'Monitors' started by Baker, 23 Jan 2006.

  1. Baker

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    Joined: 27 Sep 2004

    Posts: 937

    So apart from the 19" screens being physically larger, is there any genuine difference between the two? Wouldn't a 19" stretch the 1280 resolution and therefore make the picture that littel bit worse than a 17"?

    Reason i'm asking is because i'm about to invest in a new TFT, and i'm weighing up the pros and cons of:

    Samsung SM730BF 17" LCD Monitor (£200) - 600:1, 300cd/m2, 4ms
    and
    Neovo F-419 19" LCD Monitor - Black/Grey (£182) - 500:1, 250cd/m2, 12ms

    Any advice?
     
  2. Mikesoft

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    Joined: 12 Oct 2005

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    If you have the resolution correct the picture should not stretch. I currently have the Ag Neavo F-419 monitor at 1280 x 1024 resolution and it is fantastic.

    My advice: Go for the Ag neovo monitor.

    PROS
    - 12ms response time is still very quick and I have had no problems with ghosting in games.
    - 19" screen
    -Features DVI + VGA connections
    -Looks Great

    CONS
    -stand is slightly wobbly