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Originally Posted by t-ramp View Post
That doesn't really help. One can easily spend the same amount on dual monitors. Is he willing to do that?

Edit: Well, I guess that would take some nice monitors. I guess I'm not exactly up on my currency conversions. I'm just confusing myself.

Edit2: I guess two U2410s would bump you up to that range.
U2410's are £450 a pop
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I'd get a NEC.
What are those, Mr Marin?
    
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post #12 of 35
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What are those, Mr Marin?
Quality displays that someone who's serious about their work should use.

http://www.necdisplay.com/p/desktop-monitors/pa241w-bk

http://www.necdisplay.com/p/desktop-...s/pa241w-bk-sv
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post #13 of 35
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^Ach, they look very professional, but you need to be on some serious-salary to be able to comfortably order one of those!
    
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post #14 of 35
I'm sure those are great displays Marin, but he said that they were on a budget and I'm positive that dropping a grande on a single display is more or less out of the question.
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post #15 of 35
Sorry for the double post.

Check out this monitor, it's a 22 inch IPS with a res of 1920x1080. Should be a reasonable price even for two of them at $280 a piece. I know it's still kinda pricey for a single display, but IPS is worth it especially as a graphic design person.

edit: Forgot link http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824260019
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post #16 of 35
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About $600 for the Dell UltraSharp U2410 gets you a 24-inch, H-IPS monitor with great performance in games and movies, a host of connection options and ergonomic features, and a robust OSD. Unfortunately, its RGB presets are marred by dithering when viewing dark gray images and the screen has a slight pink tint. Also, its viewing angles, while good, are not quite up to the standard we expect from IPS monitors. There were very high expectations for this monitor, so if you're looking for perfect performance, keep looking.

Read more: http://reviews.cnet.com/lcd-monitors...#ixzz1UkHS1sF6
Looks like this one is a bit of a flop
    
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post #17 of 35
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Originally Posted by Skuloth View Post
Sorry for the double post.

Check out this monitor, it's a 22 inch IPS with a res of 1920x1080. Should be a reasonable price even for two of them at $280 a piece. I know it's still kinda pricey for a single display, but IPS is worth it especially as a graphic design person.
Perfect.... now just post the name and model number!"
    
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post #18 of 35
About that article, for the most part it seems like it's saying that you need to calibrate it yourself instead of the relying on the presets. And I have never heard of people running into problems with the U2410 especially since most people on OCN who have them absolutely love them.
I editted my last post with the link to the monitor because I forgot it but I'll post it in this one too.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824260019
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post #19 of 35
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Looks like this one is a bit of a flop
I wouldn't necessarily say that. The newer revisions may have addressed the issues found in the 2009 version.
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here is the same monitor Skuloth listed but at $247 a pop.

    
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