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New Monitors 1920 x 1200 vs 2048 x 1152

Hi, I am looking to purchase a new monitor, but am stuck at choosing what resolution monitor to purchase. I don't really have an in depth knowledge of displays. I have a 4870 512MB card and I do game quite often. Which of the two resolutions is better? Anything closer to the 300 dollar mark would be great. Any recommendations on brands too?

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1920 x 1080 also

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oh and also, I'm considering 1920 x 1080. Any suggestions would be great

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Depends on what you use it for.

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If you want to watch HD movies, get a 1920x1080 HD. that's the resolution of blu-ray, and 16:9 format which is great for movies. if you're going to computer games or just multitasking on the computer, probably go for the highest resolution you can find. i recommend DELL, they have great monitors at a great price.

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