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I wouldn't necessarily say that. The newer revisions may have addressed the issues found in the 2009 version.
Yeah that's true.
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Dell got them here for £150 which is a nice price

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post #22 of 35
A DELL IPS monitor. Nothing less.
If your budget only allows ~500$, buy one U2311H, or U2410, maybe even an U2711, and get the other in a few months. I wouldnt recommend going smaller, or another panel type.
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post #23 of 35
buying it through dell wouldnt be a bad idea. Especially since it's cheaper than anywhere else. That monitor should work very well for your friend tho. My only complaint with it is the resolution. I don't do photo work or graphic design and I still want a high res monitor, 1080p feels really limiting especially when higher res fits more, I just wish 1440p monitors didnt cost $1000. The u2211 should be great for him tho.
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post #24 of 35
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At £150 a pop he might get both at once. The U2311H looks like it might be the winner. Good price and good feature set. Pretty sure having USB on the base would be pretty damn useful.
    
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If going for a budget monitor I would go for higher end Benq-s (sommon Full HD ones are less than 80€ brand-new in my country) which are kinda cheesy on the build quality but offer decent colors and other specs in 1080p; 250 cd/m and 3000:1 contrast ratio. Otherwise im not familiar with the most common/popular/decent/good or any type of available monitors in your country of origin.

Give a consideration to these maybe?

http://www.benq.us/product/monitor/g2420hdbl
http://www.benq.us/product/monitor/vw2420h

considering its for graphics artist i reconed the visuals would be most importond maybe neglecting the other variables such as light output and 3D capability (oops!)

These are just best cheap-cheap options in my country
post #27 of 35
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http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_u2311h.htm

The U2311H gets a good review there and colour accuracy is praised. That was one of the things we were looking at as previously he'd had complaints about prints and such. We've got the one he's using now down to a good level of accuracy, but he needs to give that back to his son at some point!

Pretty sure this'd be awesome but.... http://www.pcbuyit.co.uk/dell-ultras...or-p-1362.html

£1k!
    
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post #28 of 35
Just to point out he's going to need to calibrate whatever display he gets.
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post #29 of 35
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If going for a budget monitor I would go for higher end Benq-s (sommon Full HD ones are less than 80€ brand-new in my country) which are kinda cheesy on the build quality but offer decent colors and other specs in 1080p; 250 cd/m and 3000:1 contrast ratio. Otherwise im not familiar with the most common/popular/decent/good or any type of available monitors in your country of origin.

Give a consideration to these maybe?

http://www.benq.us/product/monitor/g2420hdbl
http://www.benq.us/product/monitor/vw2420h

considering its for graphics artist i reconed the visuals would be most importond maybe neglecting the other variables such as light output and 3D capability (oops!)

These are just best cheap-cheap options in my country

I hope you were joking... those monitors for graphics work? NEVER.

I had a 2420 at work for a few days, and its horrible. You cant even calibrate it, to have accurate colors, its just crap. I even have two of the newer AMVA LED BenQ's, wich are a little better in terms of colours, but they have the worst trailing i ever saw, even with AMA (overdrive) on. Would not buy them for anything really.
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post #30 of 35
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That's a given, Marin. Especially when getting two displays.

I think the U2211H is going to be a sweet spot. It's a major upgrade from his current monitor, receives an out standing review and is said to be pretty much a smaller version of the U2311H (as in doesn't faulter and performs just as well). Also, at £150 a pop getting two won't be a major setback and will fulfil his needs.

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_u2211h.htm

LOL DELL!

They don't include VAT on their website until the checkout. Perfect way to lose a sale! And they charge it on Delivery!!
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