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Hey guys... so my old monitor broke ( after 7 years) and i'm looking to obviously buy a new one...
I was looking around and came across this one: http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...876&CatId=5469

I would like something around that size (20-22") and for the price is that good?
I live in canada so please use bestbuy.ca/futureshop.ca or other canadian companies website.
Thanks !
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post #2 of 9
cant vouch for BENQ personally, but i just bought a new ASUS monitor and have been pleasantly surprised.

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...913&CatId=2775

do you need specific inputs like DVI or HDMI only?
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LG makes solid monitors too, I have one as my 2nd monitor and it has gone over 3 years with no dead pixels and no problems.
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cant vouch for BENQ personally, but i just bought a new ASUS monitor and have been pleasantly surprised.
LG is solid. They're the second largest tv manufacturer in the world and the single largest plasma manufacturer. They're big enough that they actually bought Zenith. I haven't owned an LG, but I've used them and wouldn't hesitate to buy one if the price was right.
In regards to monitor suggestions, I wouldn't go smaller than 22" for gaming. Games are a lot more involving with a bigger screen, IMO.
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LG is solid. They're the second largest tv manufacturer in the world and the single largest plasma manufacturer. They're big enough that they actually bought Zenith. I haven't owned an LG, but I've used them and wouldn't hesitate to buy one if the price was right.
In regards to monitor suggestions, I wouldn't go smaller than 22" for gaming. Games are a lot more involving with a bigger screen, IMO.
i tend to agree, although I didnt want to gouge the OP on price. i went with a 23.6 and it is great for Black Ops, WoW, SC2, and watching movies.

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...052&Tpk=vh242h
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post #7 of 9
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That's a little over my budget looks like an amazing monitor though. Im looking to spend maximum of 150 ( including shipping if its online)
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post #8 of 9
Just get the cheapest 1080p monitor that you can find on TigerDirect.ca, I recommend a LED-backlit one for low power consumption and low heat.
    
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post #9 of 9
a co-worker of mine bought a Hanns-G from Costco and has been very pleased with it so far.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254056

or cheaper:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236063

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009212

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254046

let us know what you end up getting.
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