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Getting a new tower for old monitor

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by WarmCurb, Feb 9, 2011.

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  1. WarmCurb

    WarmCurb Thread Starter

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    I'm looking to upgrade my dad's computer setup. He has a Gateway with Windows 98 -- all hardware from around '97 or '98. It needs upgraded so I wanted to get something like this new tower, but he wants to keep the same monitor. Will a 10+ year old monitor work with a modern tower?
     
  2. buff3r0vrfl0w

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    it will definitely work , it will just look like crap.. its totally worth getting an LCD if what you currently have is an older CRT monitor
     
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