[rescue] Rescued: SGI Visual Workstation 320

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Fri Aug 6 08:45:34 CDT 2004

On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 09:21:34AM -0400, Kevin wrote:
> The 1600SW is a nice little LCD monitor (very bright) but i
> personally believe it gets more hype than it deserves.  It's much
> smaller than a"normal" 17" LCD, as the top and bottom are chopped
> off to get the 16:9 (or whatever it is) aspect ratio.  All of
> that may have been great when it was new, but as you pointed out,
> there are much better deals to be had these days.  The 17"
> LCDs that came with some Dells here in the office beat it out
> IMHO.  They are larger, just as bright and have both VGA and DVI
> inputs.

Yep, I have the 1600SW and the Dell 1703FP side-by-side on my desk,
and the 1703 is one of the nicest I've ever seen.


bill bradford
austin texas

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