Anyone find that large monitors usually detracts from gaming?

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    Default Anyone find that large monitors usually detracts from gaming?

    So I been using a 19 inch monitor and then recently switch to a 25 inch monitor.

    The 19 inch monitor was far more enjoyable for gaming since I didn't have to keep moving my neck like I have to when using the 25 inch monitor.

    The 25 inch monitor is great for web browsing and watching movies, but in terms of gaming it didn't really do a good job at ergonomics.

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    Smaller screens do make it easier to get a full-view of the game without having to constantly shift eyes and/or neck. I'm perfectly happy with my 19" monitor, which has an actual 16 inches of screen. Unless you intend to be really far away from your monitor, I wouldn't invest in one much larger than 20 inches.
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    Maybe move the monitor back further. Just Saiyan.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jaydude View Post
    Maybe move the monitor back further. Just Saiyan.
    I have and it still detracts from the gaming experience.

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    I have 2 24" and a 22". I never considered them detracting from gaming. You just need to get used to it.


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    im planning on to get 30'ish inches LED tv and use it as a monitor, but is it true they get image burn (image retention) from static images? :<


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    i have been using a really small screen for many years. 1280x1024 been using over 10 years i have no need to have a bigger screen i prefer the small screen any ways. im used to it. and see no reason to change
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    I play on my 39" Super slim tv for my monitor. It mounted on the wall right in front of where I sit on my bed. Works perfect for me. I prefer to have a larger screen. Play on 1920x1080 resolution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chiyeon View Post
    im planning on to get 30'ish inches LED tv and use it as a monitor, but is it true they get image burn (image retention) from static images? :<
    That was on Plasma and LCD screens way in the beginning. It's very hard to get image burn nowadays.


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    When I used to play CoD on Xbox I always felt my performance was better on my smaller tube-box TV than on my 50" HD plasma screen.

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