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Sell current Acer G245HB and grab 2 DELL U2311H's?

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Sup guys,

Been reading threads on here to see what are currently the best monitors to get your hands on at the moment. Been looking at having 2 monitors for awhile now cause I'm always having 2 different windows up at a time on one screen.

Been looking at the U2311H due to it being an IPS monitor. Never had an IPS monitor before so I would love to experience it. I was going to grab one and pair it up with this current monitor I have but I don't want to hate this current monitor after experiencing the U2311H. This current monitor I have by the way is a cheap one...was $199AU.

Only thing I'm concerned about is it being 23"....didn't really want to go down in size, I was looking at the U2410 but its $528 :/ (U2311H is $222).

So just wondering if it would be worth it grabbing 2x U2311H's and selling my current one OR just grabbing one and pairing it up with this my current monitor. Also would like the know if there is that much of a difference in 23" vs 24" in physical size.

Thanks!
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eh differences between 23" and 24" aren't that much. if you're going to grab a U2311H regardless, I'd say sell your old one and get a pair. That way you can just get one monitor in the future to have 3 U2311H's

EDIT: you may be going down from 24" to 23", but keep in mind you'll have 2 of them. If you get 3, you can put them in portrait mode to get awesome real estate
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eh differences between 23" and 24" aren't that much. if you're going to grab a U2311H regardless, I'd say sell your old one and get a pair. That way you can just get one monitor in the future to have 3 U2311H's

EDIT: you may be going down from 24" to 23", but keep in mind you'll have 2 of them. If you get 3, you can put them in portrait mode to get awesome real estate
Awesome. Would def want to get rid of this one I currently got if I were to grab a U2311H then.

Just duno if I should pull the trigger yet, just having two monitors would help me a lot...sick of splitting my screen with 2 different windows.
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post #4 of 5
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Well just pulled the trigger. Purchased 2x U2311H's.
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Nice! Only thing against it is that the center of your screen is a bezel which is kinda annoying... guess you'll just have to get a 3rd U2311H soon
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