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I am shopping around for 3x LED backlit 23" displays that can support 1920x1080 res natively.

Looking around I've found the following two:

http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=57...nufacture=ASUS

http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=55...g&promoid=1323

They both seem to have good reviews, with an 2ms response which should be pretty good for gaming.

The ASUS one is cheaper.

Which would you recommend and why?
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I am shopping around for 3x LED backlit 23" displays that can support 1920x1080 res natively.

Looking around I've found the following two:

http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=57...nufacture=ASUS

http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=55...g&promoid=1323

They both seem to have good reviews, with an 2ms response which should be pretty good for gaming.

The ASUS one is cheaper.

Which would you recommend and why?
I think either one is ok. Perhaps the Asus one is 'better' as it is cheaper and it has a wider variety of Inputs (DVI-D + HDMI + D-sub vs 2x HDMI + D-sub for the Samsung).

However, if it were me, I would not get either one. Instead, I would get the Dell U2211H. The primary reason is that it has IPS panel which is particularly good when you need to view the monitor at an angle in a Surround setup. It is able to pivot, tilt and swivel and height adjustable. And its price (CAD $220) is in your budget as well. The drawback is that it is 22'' (vs 23'' for Samsung and 24'' for Asus).

Canada Dell link: http://accessories.dell.com/sna/prod...ynote_irrank=0
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Typically all the monitors are pointed directly at your head in a triple surround setup, so viewing angles don't matter. Unless you wanna fork out the extra money for the better color quality, I'd stick with TN panels. I used TN panels when I had triple surround and it worked just fine.
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Yeah I don't think I'll need the IPS panels since I will have them pointed towards me to begin with.

Hmm thinking of going with the Samsung. Read a lot of reviews about the ASUS one having ghosting issues with some games.
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Yeah I don't think I'll need the IPS panels since I will have them pointed towards me to begin with.

Hmm thinking of going with the Samsung. Read a lot of reviews about the ASUS one having ghosting issues with some games.
You realize you can get the U2311 for the same price, right?

Who needs LED anyway?
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Yeah I don't think I'll need the IPS panels since I will have them pointed towards me to begin with.

Hmm thinking of going with the Samsung. Read a lot of reviews about the ASUS one having ghosting issues with some games.
I'm in the same position as you're in, I really like the bezel on the Asus monitors but with the ghosting issues on the VE models it really made me want to go with Samsung. I have a Samsung Syncmaster216BW atm and I'm happy to say that Samsung monitors are where it's at. However, I am torn between the BX2450 and the BX2431
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You realize you can get the U2311 for the same price, right?

Who needs LED anyway?
According to Dell's site it's about $100 more than the Samsung... I wouldn't consider that the same price =/ otherwise I'd jump on the Ultrasharp for sure.
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I love my asus vh236h(s) i have; color is nice, very inexpensive (~$160 usd w/ mir which was super quick in processing), and very hassle free. Colors matched straight out of the box. I have a 3rd one pending delivery and I'm customizing a triple stand to accommodate all three.
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