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post #11 of 14
I agree with the monitor. Asus ones aren't bad for the price, I have 2 myself.
post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by insyxion;15451199 
here video of the "so called bad speakers"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQV9rF2TdWg

MONITOR with speakers.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236051

ASUS VH226H Black 21.5" 2ms
129$ after mail rebate! 2ms response time

kinda hard to tell honestly maybe it would help if the video was a comparison

and i like the moniter......tempted
Edited by d3310n - 10/25/11 at 2:27pm
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post #13 of 14
The thing is that the LCD is more important. Think of it this way. You can play a game with no sound but can you play with no screen? That should set you priorities. On-board sound is not bad at all.
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post #14 of 14
I'd just base my decision on what is more important to me. If I wanted better game play, upgrade the monitor first. If better music is more important, do that first.

The monitor is probably the better call for you. You can "get by" with onboard sound; it's not THAT bad anymore. And if you have a little more cash in a month or so, I'm sure they'll darn near be giving away Xonar DG's on Black Friday.
     
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