Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

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Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by dicecca112 » Sat Jun 07, 2008 11:30 am

It may not be the monitor, it may be the cable. See the picture below. El Cheapo Belkin Cable vs a High Quality Monoprice VGA Cable. No Ghosting, Image is Crystal Clear now. Notice the difference in the Cables. White is the Belkin, Black is the 6$ Monoprice Gold Coated Ferrite Ended Cable. Just an FYI
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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by martini161 » Sat Jun 07, 2008 11:33 am

i use a no name, gold plated dvi cable my dad "borrowed" from work. its pretty thick, so im not concerned. i have a 2ms response time monitor to, so have an extremly crisp clear image. whats the point of having a ferrite core on a moniter cable though?

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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by dicecca112 » Sat Jun 07, 2008 11:42 am

No idea other than all the Lenevo Monitors we get in work have them, and those images are crystal clear.
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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by Zelig » Sat Jun 07, 2008 1:14 pm

DVI is the way to go for LCD monitors, no worries about cable quality.

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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by tekgek » Sat Jun 07, 2008 1:17 pm

I have a simple, generic brand DVI cable, and it works fine. It is kind of thick, though. Perhaps the cable that broke simply had a loose connection. As for the shielding, the more the better. 6 dollars is well woth it for a good picture.

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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by dicecca112 » Sat Jun 07, 2008 1:21 pm

Zelig wrote:DVI is the way to go for LCD monitors, no worries about cable quality.
Not many including my laptop have DVI Connects, just VGA
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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by Zertz » Sun Jun 08, 2008 7:52 am

martini161 wrote:i use a no name, gold plated dvi cable my dad "borrowed" from work. its pretty thick, so im not concerned. i have a 2ms response time monitor to, so have an extremly crisp clear image. whats the point of having a ferrite core on a moniter cable though?
Don't forget that with a digital signal, cable quality does not matter, as long as both ends are connected! (Yeah those 100$+ "high quality" Monster cables are a rip off)

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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by CoolZone » Sun Jun 08, 2008 8:07 am

I have a Samsung 970P,it was pretty expensive back in the days and it is ghosting a lot during scroll

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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by DMB2000uk » Sun Jun 08, 2008 9:14 am

Quick, let's steal matt's fingerprints off that image and plant them all over some crimescene :mrgreen:

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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by martini161 » Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:04 pm

DMB2000uk wrote:Quick, let's steal matt's fingerprints off that image and plant them all over some crimescene :mrgreen:

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glad to see i wasnt the only one thinking that :P

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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by dicecca112 » Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:08 pm

If mythbusters has taught us anything, its damn hard to recreate a finger print that would can fool a fingerprint reader. I'm sure a forensic expert would have much easier time saying this was fake, and this thread would hurt your credibility as well, so :owned:
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Re: Is Your Monitor Ghosting?

Post by martini161 » Sun Jun 08, 2008 1:10 pm

maybe were both on elite proxies :mrgreen:

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