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im looking to buy two large monitors considering a pair of i inc 28"
i want to keep the price under 500 let me know what you guys have in mind.
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i found some things on sale that might help give you some options......

Asus VE278Q 27in LED LCD Monitor (2ms, HDMI & DisplayPort) $299.99 Free Shipping. regular price $349.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236103

if you wanted to run a 3 monitor setup instead at a smaller price then that could be done for under 500....
acer
http://www.staples.com/office/suppli...5:ET.VS1HP.001

hannspree
http://www.staples.com/Hannspree-HF2...25587:HF235DPB

i don't see any 28" for a pair, under 500 lately. well i did see a refurbished one on geeks but that was it.
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post #3 of 4
Honestly, I'd go with a pair of these. Slightly over budget, but you get what you pay for. You might even find them cheaper elsewhere. In your budget, you either get a smaller quantity of quality screen real estate, or a high quantity of low quality screen real estate. For me, it's quality every time.
    
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I have the 28" I-INC monitor, and I find it to be a very good choice. The only thing annoying is the use of HDMI and not DVI. It often is pulled out of the socket with an accidental tug. I personally would go with a 28" and two smaller monitors. But to each his own.
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