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Okay, I been having a real hard time in choosing monitors, I thought it was an easy decision going with asus, because in the past I loved them. However, I found the BenQ XL2410T, it doesn’t have great reviews BUT it’s LED! I was wondering, if LED screen would be a lot better then the Asus VG236HE LCD screen.

Asus VG236HE LCD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236104

BenQ XL2410T LED


I want to buy the monitor right now, but i'm scared of buying remorse, can someone please help.
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I always loooooved LED. But trust user reviews if they feel legit
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I always loooooved LED. But trust user reviews if they feel legit
Thanks for your response, the more research I do the more its harder to make my choice. I just found another monitor that might quality, it’s the Alienware
120HZ and it looks promising.... hahaa it’s getting to hard!
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That 23" 120hz Alienware monitor is amazing. My last room mate had 2 of them and I preferred them to my 23" LG 120hz monitors.
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That 23" 120hz Alienware monitor is amazing. My last room mate had 2 of them and I preferred them to my 23" LG 120hz monitors.
However, Alienware is 3ms not to mention its not LED. I dont understand why people recommed them, but thank you for your reply.
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Response time is really not important when it's that low. Input lag is much more important and the Alienware has zero input lag. It's easily one of the best gaming LCDs on the market.
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However, Alienware is 3ms not to mention its not LED. I dont understand why people recommed them, but thank you for your reply.
Sigh. This means nothing.

You also act as if LED is some sort of holy grail of monitor technology. It's just backlighting. I prefer CCFL. LED makes things look too blue-ish for me.

Also, LED is LCD. They are the same thing.
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Sigh. This means nothing.

You also act as if LED is some sort of holy grail of monitor technology. It's just backlighting. I prefer CCFL. LED makes things look too blue-ish for me.

Also, LED is LCD. They are the same thing.
LED is new technology, have u seen the LED TV's? There much more expensive for a reason.
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LED is new technology, have u seen the LED TV's? There much more expensive for a reason.
Lmao. High price != better. It's just a preference.

LED LCDs cost much more to manufacture than a CCFL LCDs lights. Doesn't mean it's better.

I also wouldn't consider LED LCDs "new technology" as nothing about the panel has changed, just the back lighting.
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Sigh. This means nothing.

You also act as if LED is some sort of holy grail of monitor technology. It's just backlighting. I prefer CCFL. LED makes things look too blue-ish for me.

Also, LED is LCD. They are the same thing.
I was waiting for the "LED is no better than blah blah blah"

If you find LED bluish you alter the colour settings?! The mere fact that that you make this statement means your imput on monitors is irelevent, not to mention you're using a plasma, ghosting anyone?

If someone has made a genuine side by side comparison and found they prefer one over the over, fair enough, just making a carte blanche statement isn't.

To the op, if your gut instinct says you like LED (ie you've actually seen and been impressed) then go for it, you won't regret it, if you get a regular ccfl LCD you'll be thinking "i wish".
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