[ILUG] [OT] Using HD LCD TV as Monitor
philip.reynolds at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 08:05:38 GMT 2009
On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 5:58 PM, FRLinux <frlinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> Niall answered this really well. Got a nvidia video card myself dual
> DVI with a Samsung 22" as main display and a Sony 32" as secondary
> (used only for videos). Works really well, it does 1366x768 (HD ready
> resolution), I wouldn't really use it for computer stuff, my aim is
> mostly multimedia.
I've got an LG "full HD" TV. It takes standard VGA, so no surprises
there and full HD means it's 1980x1080 at 60Hz. I use it with my laptop
to give me ample screen space for coding and it's perfect. I'm using
an nVidia Geforce 8400M GS that came with my 1 year old Dell Vostro.
Nothing special there.
> So in short, works well but as Niall advised, wouldn't use it as a
> replacement for a monitor.
I think on a 32" TV, I wouldn't like to work at much less than
1980x1080. I picked up my 32" on iBOOD for ~ EUR500 and I think
they're still selling in Currys for ~ EUR 700 reduced 3 months later.
Most definitely a thumbs up from me, providing your graphics card can
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