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Max is £300.
Would like it to be at 24-27.
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I'm pretty sure it will be in your budget. I would go with a Asus VE278Q or VK278Q depending on what you can find.

I have the VE276Q which is the exact same as the 278 except it isn't an LED. Even it is great to watch movies on.
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IPS... no questions that they destroy TN panels for movies. The Dell U2311H is 1 inch less than what you prefer, but it's £238.80 at the moment and goes on sale frequently.
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IPS... no questions that they destroy TN panels for movies. The Dell U2311H is 1 inch less than what you prefer, but it's £238.80 at the moment and goes on sale frequently.
This. IPS makes TN look so garbage that you just want to throw your TN display at a wall.

If you're not sure if your display is TN or not, it is. VERY VERY Few displays are IPS. The dell U2311h is a GREAT choice on a budget. GO FOR IT
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IPS... no questions that they destroy TN panels for movies. The Dell U2311H is 1 inch less than what you prefer, but it's £238.80 at the moment and goes on sale frequently.
Just put your name as the business name:

http://accessories.euro.dell.com/sna...75883724507225

The Dell u2311h is an awesome choice IMO, I bought mine about a week ago, had it since Tuesday and it's great colour wise. I literally just finished a design I've been working on for a few hours and it's blows my old TN panel out of the water looking at my project on both. I've watched a few blu-ray on it too and it surpassed my expectations.
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Is this monitor okay with having the xbox 360 plugged into it?
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Is this monitor okay with having the xbox 360 plugged into it?
Well it doesn't have HDMI so you would have to use the VGA adapter cable, plus it doesn't have speakers (not that you'd wanna use them if it did). Then again, using VGA would ultimately make the point of having this monitor redundant, but I don't know if they DVI alternative.
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post #8 of 14
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Well i currently use VGA with my other monitor beside me and picture quality is fine, is there anyway to have my speakers plugged into pc and xbox 360 at the same time?
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by Nemesis429 View Post
Well i currently use VGA with my other monitor beside me and picture quality is fine, is there anyway to have my speakers plugged into pc and xbox 360 at the same time?
Be that as it may, VGA is old tech and with a display like the U231H, it warrants DVI. Personally as a graphic designer, I want to make sure the colour I'm seeing is the closest possible to what the graphics card is sending the monitor, but if your fine with VGA, that's cool.

In regard to the audio, it depends on the connectivity of your speakers and also your PC. What model are the speakers and mobo, I can't see sigs as I'm on my phone.
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mobo is p6x58d-e and the speakers are Acoustic Energy Aego M 2.1

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