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|01-14-2011, 12:59 AM||#1|
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Location: Atlantic Canada
Best of CES 2011
With CES 2011 behind us, it's time to round up the products that "wowed" the Techgage staff enough to earn our "Best of" award. Included among this list is ASUS' Eee Slate, BlackBerry's PlayBook, Contour's GPS camera, Crucial's Smart Tracers, GIGABYTE's G1, Kingston's MobiSX, Motorola's ATRIX and more.
Read through our carefully-picked selection of 12 products that simply "wowed" us at CES 2011. Discuss our choices and YOURS in this thread!
Intel Core i7-990X EE @ 3.43GHz, GIGABYTE X58A-UD5, Kingston 12GB DDR3-1333, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD, WD VR 1TB, WD 2TB, Seagate 2TB, LG BD-ROM, ASUS DVD-RW, Corsair 1000HX, Corsair H60 Cooler
Corsair 800D, Dell 2408WFP 24", ASUS Xonar Essence STX, Gentoo (KDE 4.10, 3.7 Kernel)
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|01-18-2011, 08:03 AM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Looks like Acer's Iconia touchbook was voted one of the 10 best pieces of tech at this year's CES. I'd love to get my mitts on one of these for a review.
I'm as subtle as a bus crash!
Intel i5 3570K, MSI Z77Z-GD55, 2x4GB Kingston PnP 1600mhz
120GB Mushkin Chronos SSD, 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue, Intel 210 cache drive
MSI 7850 Power Edition OC, Corsair H100, Silverstone Strider 750w Gold
Killer2100 NIC, Corsair 600T SE White, LG W2242, ROCCAT Kone+, Isku & Kave, 200GB Western Digital Scorpio Black external drive
|02-16-2011, 07:06 AM||#3|
All I'd like to know is:
Being that this new "professional" monitor sports a 1920X1200 resolution and a 16/10 aspect ratio, can it correctly display an image from a 1080P 'only' source 9 such as those produced from a gaming console like a PS3 or a BluRay player?
It has an HDMI port included, but is it good for anything other than a computer signal that can be adjusted to the native resolution?
Will a signal from a fixed resolution (1080P) source be stretched to fit and distorted or will it just leave a black bar on the upper and lower edges and display properly?
|02-16-2011, 12:29 PM||#4|
Join Date: Mar 2008
It should display correctly with black borders.
HDMI is a two-way interface, so yes it should work fine regardless of what type of signal is sent through it. The monitor itself will be able to work with it as long as it's within the display capabilities of the device. In fact I stream content via my computer to my HDTV via HDMI. A Blu-ray player should have zero issues as it is effectively a computer inside, and is designed to output a very wide range of formats.
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