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hi guys....
i don't know much about monitors other than resolution,viewing angles,contrast ratios and response time(or whatever its called)...
my max budget for this is 140$...
and my requirements r:
1)it should be hd 1080p.
2)it should have at least 5ms response time.
2)it should be 20+ inches in size.
3)should be black.
4) and u guys know the rest....

and whats the difference between ips and tn panels?

thank u
Edited by ghost_z - 7/21/11 at 1:19pm
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009299
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spooony;14300351 
ViewSonic VA2702W
its very costly...
i told my max budget is 140$...
post #5 of 7
What about the syncmaster t240? This is the one I use and I have been very happy with forthe past 1.5 year.
post #6 of 7
Some things to consider:

1. The cheapest IPS monitor retails for about 220USD plus tax. I don't know the cost of elecronics in India, but I assume it is higher. Therefore I would hazard to say that an IPS monitor is outside of your price range. An IPS monitor generally has better color reproduction and wider viewing angles, also due to the fact that they have presence in prosumer or higher markets they tend to be higher quality and come with a more full feature set (inputs, adjustability, general build quality etc)

2. Honestly most TN panels have the same viewing angles and since you are looking for a full HD monitor at a budget price I wouldn't expect a particularly high quality monitor. If possible I would try to get a height adjustable monitor if that is in your price range.
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Don't look at response times, contrast ratios, or viewing angles. Those lie.

IPS is above your budget, but generally, IPS produces better colors and viewing angles.


Look at acer, asus and samsung monitors. Those are generally considered best in this price tier.
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