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post #1 of 9
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I am looking to buy some new monitors and I don't know what choose.
I would prefer a 16:10 monitor, but I don't know any good ones.

I was thinking this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824176141

Edit:
Budget: max 300$ (for one monitor)
Preferred Res: 1920 x 1200
Connection: DVI or HDMI
Edited by FireAroundTheBrim - 10/22/11 at 3:12pm
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Budget?

What qualities are you looking for?
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Budget: max 300$ (one monitor)
Preferred Res: 1920 x 1200
Connection: DVI or HDMI

Pretty much going to play Skyrim and some BF3
Edited by FireAroundTheBrim - 10/22/11 at 3:12pm
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post #4 of 9
Should be a nice monitor,
HP`s higher end models seem to be pretty good, scale well at lower resolutions
Use the Display port if your gfx card has one!
I have the ZR24w and Im VERY happy with it!!

EDIT: Looking forward to Skyrim too!
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post #6 of 9
If you go with 1080p, go with planar or asus. They are the only ones there that are worth anything

From the 1200p choices, the HP is much better
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If I up my budget to a max of 400$ Would there be a better 1200P monitors? that are 24 and up?
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post #8 of 9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...047&Tpk=u2412m
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824176174

If you had that $400 budget, these would be the better options. They have IPS panels instead of TN panels that the ones in <$300 have. They have quite a bit better color production than TN panels.

Be aware though, the black levels might not be as good due to IPS glow (youtube IPS glow, and you'll see what it is)

The two monitors linked in this post are practically identical in terms of performance.
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post #9 of 9
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I think I will spring on some of those Dells when the come in stock. Thanks!
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