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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Kev, did you use a 32" HDTV on your desk for a monitor or any HDTV before switching to the 23" LCD ? If you did this may be what messed up your eyes.

    It would be opposite, no Stan?

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    According to this months issue of Maximum PC, they say that using a HDTV for a monitor is fine for watching DVDs or gaming from across the room, but once your sitting in front of it on your desk you'll be driven to distraction by the gaps between the pixels. Also when it comes to rendering colors, computer monitors tend to be more consistent and more accurate then TVs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Kev, did you use a 32" HDTV on your desk for a monitor or any HDTV before switching to the 23" LCD ? If you did this may be what messed up your eyes.
    Yes, a 50" DLP HDTV for over a year. I decided to get the samsung 23" monitor for sharper higher resolution.. But it felt like is was cutting my eyes out my head!
    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post

    I think it is simply diue to looking at a monitor for a long period.......
    Drdeath, I did spend a lot of time on it... many hours during game play sessions.

    I pulled the trigger on the BenQ JoyBee GP1.. should have it next week. I plan to run it at 1152 x 648p to keep the 16:9 widescreen. It supports 720p by down scaling it to its native resolution(856x600) but I would think the further you go from the projector native resolution the blurrier it will look.

    I know my graphics card is laughing at that resolution.. Oh well, I can expect frame rates in the 100s on all games lol

    Playing Dragon Age at 80" should be a real treat

    Here's a small video on it: footage is not that clear do to bad camera.
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    Kev, with a 50" you would not be sitting in front of it up close like a regular monitor so I think we can rule that out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Kev, with a 50" you would not be sitting in front of it up close like a regular monitor so I think we can rule that out.
    Could be old age... I'm one of the oldest here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by logan View Post
    you sure that's the issue? no other way to fix it?

    also, how are you likin that mobo? just noticed it got upgraded
    If your monitor doesn't support 75mhz....well your hooped.
    P.S. Keep your eyes peeled for monitors that support 120mhz, great for the nvidia 3D.
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    Got my projector today! But I can't find any DVI to VGA adapters anywhere! I know I had at least two.. gah

    If I order one off ebay today I should have it by Friday. They're like a $1

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    just go to radio shack then you dont have to wait. looks good

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    just go to radio shack then you dont have to wait. looks good
    Wat!!

    http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2350568

    Highway robbery

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    it will cost that in shipping lol, check out the dollar stores

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    it will cost that in shipping lol, check out the dollar stores


    I found one in Kentucky for $5 free shipping

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    Bought!

    Less than 500 miles away.
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    Is that the glove you use when you play with your "Wii"

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    Is that the glove you use when you play with your "Wii"

    His " Wii Wii"........ Ha

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    Got everything setup on the projector. I settled on 1024x600 for the resolution I also painted a semi-gloss white 80" rectangle in my room for the screen.

    It looks sweet!

    I'll try to have some pics up soon.

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