Uprade from a 17" to a 20" lcd-worth it?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by nyprospect, Aug 24, 2006.

  1. nyprospect macrumors 6502

    May 3, 2004
    Hey .Im thinking of upgrading from my shuttle lcd lite monitor to this one
    Is this monitor worth it or should i just keep this one.Nothing wrong with the 17 inch but i wanted a widescreen like this for a while but for this price the monitor seems too good to be true.
  2. viperguy macrumors 6502


    Nov 3, 2005
    I've heard good reviews from newegg, though I never bought anything from them.
    But hey, if you want the widescreen monitor, then you have the answer for yourself ;)
    If you have the cash and you will to have such screen (well, when I moved from a 15 inch to a 17 inch monitor I noticed an ENOURMOUS difference. should be the same with your 17-20 trade. maybe even better, we're talking about 3 inches now, not only 2 :) ) , why not buy it?
    Just make sure it's the best deal/price around and go for it, in my opinion.
    Hope it helps
    VG :eek:
  3. SuperCompu2 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 23, 2006
    That price is definately true.

    I was at Sam's Club this past weekend, and I saw this exact monitor for that same price there. Nice monitor, swivel stand and everything. I'd say go for it.
  4. nyprospect thread starter macrumors 6502

    May 3, 2004
    I bought from newegg lots in fact my shuttle lcd.Hmm man i may do it:)
  5. fivetoadsloth macrumors 65816


    Aug 15, 2006
    i think it is worth it, and i like neweggg. so im all for it.
  6. ricgnzlzcr macrumors 6502a


    Jun 7, 2005
    I think you'll love widescreen. I say get it!

    Also check dealnews.com for nice deals
  7. kingcrowing macrumors 6502a


    May 24, 2004
    Burlington, VT
    well personally, after using a WUXGA (1920x1200) on a 15.4" LCD, so I could never use anything less after it, which sucks cause that means I need a 23" or 24" LCD to get the same res, so like $800+ but I think its worth it if you can afford it, but obviously thats way mroe then you are looking to spend

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