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How good is the VH238H do you think? I'm looking to do an Eyefinity setup. I may use one of these or maybe even buy 2 or 3 because the price is good.
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I'm not familiar with that ASUS monitor in particular... But I have a 21.5" ASUS LED monitor, and I love the color range on it. The true black and pure white really does add a certain crispness to images that I like. Having it side by side with the LCD equivalent from ASUS makes the picture on the LCD non-LED look dull.

If my 21.5" is any indication though, it will take a little tweaking to get the colors to feel right on the LED. The picture when first out the box looked almost over saturated on certain colors... like the ground in Orgrimmar for example, had way too much of a red hue to it, but a slight bit of tweaking made everything nice nice. Also for what its worth, between my build and also another 10 or so builds which I've used ASUS 21.5-23" monitors, both LCD and LED, I've yet to have a dead pixel or anything. Very good quality equipment.
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For an eyefinity setup I would suggest going with IPS panels just because the colors will shift with TN panels on the edges.
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post #4 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TickleMeElmo;14315819 
For an eyefinity setup I would suggest going with IPS panels just because the colors will shift with TN panels on the edges.

what do you mean by that?
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I've been seeing these Open Box for slightly over $100. Grab three and RMA any that aren't perfect.
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I'm not sure what ASUS' policy is on dead pixels. I know most companies set a threshhold of a certain number before its considered defective.

As to what he was saying... LCD monitors tend to be brighter on the sides. My TV does it too, and I honestly don't even notice it anymore. The only time its really noticable is when my monitors are going to sleep and the screen goes black. Then, I can see the brighter... black? if there is such a thing... on the sides.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaClownie;14315985 
I'm not sure what ASUS' policy is on dead pixels. I know most companies set a threshhold of a certain number before its considered defective.

As to what he was saying... LCD monitors tend to be brighter on the sides. My TV does it too, and I honestly don't even notice it anymore. The only time its really noticable is when my monitors are going to sleep and the screen goes black. Then, I can see the brighter... black? if there is such a thing... on the sides.

That would be bleeding correct me if Im wrong. Not too big of a deal no?
And if I see open box I may jump on it
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For a little further input... Another 21.5" ASUS monitor (VH226 LCD)... no dead pixels. Little more bleeding than some of the others I've purchased though. Usually it just bleeds a little from the sides, but this one is visible on the top and the bottom as well.

However, as soon as the desktop loads, the picture looks great and all bleeding goes away.
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post #9 of 9
I recently picked up two of these from Newegg that were OB. They were $81 +tax and fees (California FFUU!) which ended up being $95 a piece. The first one I received had a single dead pixel which I had to throughly search the panel for. Looks great, nice bright white back lighting. Second one I received was manufactured at a different time, so it looks slightly different (Slightly less white than the other one). No dead pixels. Both of these were OB; first one still had plastic on it, new accessories. Second one didn't have plastic on it, but everything else was BNIB. Both had retail boxes. Great monitors, although I think I don't need two; might sell it. tongue.gif
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