Dual 20" or single 23" screen

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  1. gangst macrumors 6502a

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    Hi,

    I'm considering buying a new cinema display from Apple. Should I go buy a 23" display, or spend a little more for dual 20" displays.What setup would be best?

    Thanks for your help
     
  2. sjpetry macrumors 65816

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    Dual 20" it will have a lot more realestate. :)

    What kind of Mac do you have?
     
  3. gangst thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I was going to buy the screen(s) when I buy my Powermac, buts thats when dual 3ghz come out, im planning on getting ati x800xt anyway, so powering isn't really an issue
     
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  5. sjpetry macrumors 65816

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    Apple has had some problems with the 23" so get the dual 20" for $1998.00 or the 30" for $2999.00.
     
  6. sjpetry macrumors 65816

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    And the older Apple 20" do too.
     
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  8. gangst thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I'v got a hi-def tv, but as i live in the uk its pretty useless at the moment, because hi-def broadcasting starts in 2006. Whats the quality increase between the normal 20"s and the 23" in hi-def? Is it significant?
     
  9. sjpetry macrumors 65816

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    It depends on what you are looking at. Have you ever seen HDTV. :D
     
  10. gangst thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    well i own a HDTV as i said, and yes, I may have seen HDTV , as I've watched DVD's on it, does that count? otherwise no I don't know what HDTV is like.
     
  11. sjpetry macrumors 65816

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    Sorry. :eek:

    If you watch movies on your Mac it will be hi-def and so will any thing else that is formatted for hi-def. :)

    And yes it counts. :)
     
  12. Steven1621 macrumors 6502a

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    Now that is a very breautiful thing...
     
  13. combatcolin macrumors 68020

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    ???

    I remember reading somehwere that only the 23 and 30 were high def...?
     
  14. devman macrumors 65816

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    Unless you have a need for 1080 HD, then definitely go for dual 20s.
     

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