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post #1 of 13
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Hi,

I am in the market for new 24'' monitor. From the research i'v done, i think IPS is the panel i should be looking for. I will be watching a lot of movies, but also will do some gaming. Also, i guess i would prefer it to be 1200x1080 and 120Hz. *edit* I meant 1920x1080 of course, sorry. 1920x1200 would be ok too i suppose.

Oh, and i read that LED is also recommended for more vivid colors. What do you think?

No budget yet, i am not very familiar with prices, willing to spend decent amount of money though.
Edited by Sheira - 6/17/11 at 4:36am
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post #2 of 13
Well not sure what 1200x1080 is but since your getting a 24 in im assuming you mean 1920x1200. and from what ive seen the hp zr24w is good for gaming at that size and res. I just looked at the asus pro art and dont know how good it is yet but hardware canuks said it is great. the dell u2410 seems to be popular with photography and stuff like that once its calibrated. And if you have a really high budget 1000$> you could get a sweet 30 in or 27 in monitor.

I dont really know of any 120hz Ips monitors

I also hear that led is usually used as a gimmick because most screen manufacturers us edge lit which really sucks because the edges are way brighter in darks. But I hear if done right it can be nice(full backlit).
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post #3 of 13
The either the U2410 for $500 or the HP ZR24 for $400. Neither are LED though. In about 4 months or so Dell is releasing the U2412 which will be IPS LED.....
post #4 of 13
If you can go 1-2 inches smaller (lol...) the prices of IPS panels almost half themselves. I'm in your boat, and after checking http://www.digitalversus.com/ for IPS reviews, I became desuaded from my initial 24" choice. Figured I'd get a 22" panel and use the extra money plus a little more to get a ~34" HDTV.

And there are no 120 Hz IPS panels, nor do I see why you'd need one unless you're a professional LAN/shooter gamer.
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I agree 1 in less and you get dell u2311h which i hear is great for games and is very well calibrated out of factory. But personally I really wanted to get higher res and the 24 seems so much bigger.
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post #6 of 13
Get a Dell P2411H, I just did a review on it and posted it in this forum :-) Its a very nice 24 inch TN and it looks exactly like the U2410 and its LED and its $250..
post #7 of 13
heres a link to all 24 inch open box monitors on newegg. bookmark it and check back daily.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...d=1&name=24%22

and here is all open box: highest first. you can click desired sizes down the left side.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ame=Open%20Box
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Originally Posted by falcon26 View Post
The either the U2410 for $500 or the HP ZR24 for $400. Neither are LED though. In about 4 months or so Dell is releasing the U2412 which will be IPS LED.....
=O oh my jeezus.
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post #9 of 13
hey look an open box ultrasharp... o.o

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16824260028R
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post #10 of 13
Wow that open box is quite a bargin....
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