if you're planning to do lineart, you'll certainly benefit from intuos4 - tech got better, even though durability went down;
Originally Posted by Kriss_Kringle
I don't think nib wear IS that much of an issue; it might be useful to stock up extra nibs once so you forget about them for years (an extra set of 10 will do the trick).
for your screen, intuos 4 M or intuos 3 a5 wide will be ideal.
on the fourth day of glitchmas my painter™ gave to me
four random crashes, three broken brushes, two system hangups & one corrupted workspace