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NEC EA232WMi IPS vs LG E2370V-BF IPS

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will be used for mainly movies and minor gaming. I need 2 of them. which is the better buy...?

LG E2370V-BF $209 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824005232

NEC EA232WMi $219 with promo code
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824002578
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Go for the LG (for now)
The LG has much better contrast ratio and MUCH faster refresh rate than the NEC
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14ms?

The Asus 23" IPS is only 5ms.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-122-_-Product

And that LG contrast ratio is made up. I lol when I see 1mil + ratings
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I'm in a similar boat...I'm looking at those 2 monitors, plus Dell U2211, asus ML239h or ML 249H. I've heard rumors that the E2370v isn't actually an IPS (look at it's viewing angle)
so far, I'm still favoring the LG, but is it worth it to get the IPS231P instead of the E2370v?
Edited by retrogreq - 6/2/11 at 10:09am
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I'm in a similar boat...I'm looking at those 2 monitors, plus Dell U2211, asus ML239h or ML 249H. I've heard rumors that the E2370v isn't actually an IPS (look at it's viewing angle)
so far, I'm still favoring the LG, but is it worth it to get the IPS231P instead of the E2370v?
when i look at the IPS231P vs E2370v, the E2370v looks cleaner around the bezels and has an extra HDMI port. both are roughly around the same price. I pulled the trigger on the E2370v, so I'll see how that goes when it gets in on Monday/Tuesday.

The Asus only has HDMI and VGA and no VESA mount unless you don't mind. The LG has at least hdmi, dvi, and vga along with VESA.
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I was more concerned about the performance of the actual panel opposed to the inputs/aesthetics.
The biggest thing that worries me about the E2370V is the viewing angle and the rumor that it ISN'T an IPS LCD.
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