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For $100 more, can I get a significantly better monitor than the ASUS VH236H?

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For $100 more, can I get a significantly better monitor than the ASUS VH236H? ( which is priced at roughly $200 )

Specifically for gaming?

Significantly as, noticeably different to the average person without the use of special equipment
Edited by Mehdi - 10/23/11 at 12:23pm
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http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...n&sku=320-2807

Great monitor.
    
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This^

I've essentially got two of them (the NEC uses the same panel as the U2311h) Fantastic monitors. The only trouble I have with it is the auto contrast that I can't figure out how to disable. Other than that, best monitor you can buy sub 400$
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Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought IPS monitors weren't good for gaming?
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Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought IPS monitors weren't good for gaming?
Popular misconception.

Against an average TN like the asus VH, VW, VE, and VS series monitors (though those are really better than average, but still in the "normal" category), the only imaginable downside to IPS is the IPS glow. Other than that, it's as good, if not better. The u23 and u22 models offer low input lag and ghosting in the dell lineup, mostly better than most TN panels.

Though, most 120hz TN panels would be better than a 1920x1080 IPS panel for gaming yes.

What you read about IPS panels being bad for gaming applies to only specific models. Some models have high input lag, others have extremely low (lower than TN) input lag. Some models have high ghosting, some have low. It really depends on the individual model.
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Wait for a sale, I grabbed that same monitor for $140 USD from Newegg awhile back. I'm sure there are better IPS panels out there, but I could never see myself spending that much for a monitor.
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Popular misconception.

Against an average TN like the asus VH, VW, VE, and VS series monitors (though those are really better than average, but still in the "normal" category), the only imaginable downside to IPS is the IPS glow. Other than that, it's as good, if not better. The u23 and u22 models offer low input lag and ghosting in the dell lineup, mostly better than most TN panels.

Though, most 120hz TN panels would be better than a 1920x1080 IPS panel for gaming yes.

What you read about IPS panels being bad for gaming applies to only specific models. Some models have high input lag, others have extremely low (lower than TN) input lag. Some models have high ghosting, some have low. It really depends on the individual model.
Thanks! Is there any reason I should try to look for a sub $300 120hz monitor, or is that unlikely in my price range. I imagine it is.


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Wait for a sale, I grabbed that same monitor for $140 USD from Newegg awhile back. I'm sure there are better IPS panels out there, but I could never see myself spending that much for a monitor.
Are you sure it was the same monitor? That seems like a insane price discount!
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