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Why are there so many highly rated ASUS monitors? I need help choosing one.

post #1 of 23
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Well, it doesn't have to be ASUS but I would prefer a highly rated monitor with DVI / HDMI for gaming. I currently have an HP w2408 that I am going to dual monitor with.

Dimensions of HP w2408:
16.3H x 23.1W x 11.4D inches

ASUS VW246H

ASUS VH232H

ASUS VH236H

ASUS VH242H

Which one would you choose? I can hardly tell the difference except the response times and sizes.
post #2 of 23
there all have something different.

like what you said and plus some have speakers.

why not buy the same one you have now?
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post #3 of 23
Unless your current monitor is really bad I would suggest getting the same monitor.
The reason being if you get one with identical stand-bezels dual screening looks better.
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Unless your current monitor is really bad I would suggest getting the same monitor.
The reason being if you get one with identical stand-bezels dual screening looks better.

Although I do love my brand new 24" ASUS VS...
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Originally Posted by The_Hairy_Yak;15267659 
Although I do love my brand new 24" ASUS VS...

I've heard some complaints about the VS series having a base that loves to wobble, any experience with any of that?
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Yeah, I love my VH238H (though that one's not on your list). It's LED backlit so there's a lower power draw. I do feel like ASUS oversaturates their own market with too many models without much discernible difference. Like the VH232H and the VH236H--I have no idea what the difference is.
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post #7 of 23
I have the VH242HL-P (VH242H with height adjustment), and I can say it's a great monitor. The only annoyance I have is the buttons are on the bottom edge instead of a side or face of the monitor. This is a minor con, though. The colors are good and easy to set. The screen has a matte, or antiglare, panel, making it good if you work around a lot of lights. I've had mine for about 2 years or so, and have had no problems from it.
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Anyone know of input lag differences between those models? I am looking into a 23-24" 1080p monitor as well.
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post #9 of 23
Asus is probably the best manufacturer of low end affordable monitors. They have decent image quality and low input lag most of the time, with relatively few issues.
Other low quality brands are often less reliable, have issues, or inferior panel quality.

You should be able to see the differences between the panels (that actually would matter to someone who would have to ask what to look for) from the details section of newegg. Glossy vs matte, VESA, resolution, size, and that's it.

I'd recommend ASUS VH236H or ASUS VH242H out of those. Newer models, and bigger.



That being said though, asus is not high quality over all, it's just high quality among the low end section.
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post #10 of 23
VH23xx series are 2ms GTG and VH24xx are 5ms. I dunno about input lag. You should check review sites.
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