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For $200 - One nice 23" IPS monitor or Two Meh 22" TFT panels

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Newegg

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236122

(1) ASUS ML239H 23" IPS

or

TigerDirect

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...y=REVIEWS#tabs

(2) I-Inc IP221DBB 22" TFT 99$ ea

I've never had an IPS Panel. Debating between the two linked above.

I would love the real estate/Multitaking of two 22" monitors, but would the 23" IPS just blow me away in terms of image quality?

Im not much of a gamer anymore, I like watching HD movies on my PC.
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asus. hand sdown.

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Not sure about the quality of that particular IPS (and I'd stay away from LED-backlit in general) but hands down, buy IPS. I can't stand to look at my (LED backlit) TN panel any more.
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Not sure about the quality of that particular IPS (and I'd stay away from LED-backlit in general) but hands down, buy IPS. I can't stand to look at my (LED backlit) TN panel any more.
I read it was great for the price, im just having a hard time giving up a possible second monitor plus $200 for an LCD monitor, While not really that costly compared to other monitors out there, Is expensive to me.

But I think Im going to go with the IPS. Everyone seems to prefer it, its gotta be noticeably nicer then then tft ones.
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Something to consider, you can go with the IPS and buy an ever cheaper monitor for a secondary.

It's your decision however. Do you enjoy colors that are in g eneral more accurate, deep, and sometimes more vibrant? How much emphasis do you place on this? If it's a relatively big thing for you, sure IPS would win.
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what exactly is IPS? and how does the monitor he stated different from say this one
    
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IPS is an LCD technology that is more expensive to manufacture but has better color accuracy and depth and better viewing angles, while 99% of monitors are still TN, with much worse colors and horrible viewing angles.
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Yes, however, the above model has quite a bit of backlight bleeding. Not a huge issue but something to consider.

Not sure about the backlight bleed status of the lower screen. I have heard 0 comments on it, so I must assume it's low
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