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So now that my build is running, I am looking for a new monitor. My laptop was like 16" display and the biggest monitor I have ever owned was a 19 or so CRT. I use a 19" at work (HP S2031), so I would like something a little bigger. Mostly for gaming, the occasional movie, and maybe a little other stuff. Not a "OMG GOT TO HAVE THE BEST PICTURE EVER!!" type of guy, I just want something that will display nicer than my ancient 17" Gateway monitor I am using(Friend loaned it to me to finish my build). I am trying to stay around the $100-200 mark. Do you guys have any suggestions?
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I have this monitor and I like it pretty well.
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Well, right now its a cross between that one and this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236112

That one has a $20 off code. I wonder if its just as good? x.x I don't know much about monitors.
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Looks to me like they're pretty similar. The one you posted has a little lower response time and an LED backlight. It's not much more though. I'd say either one would suit you fine.
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Well, they are the same price after Promo and after MIR. Hmm. Someone at work mentioned best buy has a good local deal on so, I will stop by there after work and look at them. If not, I will go with one of those two.
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