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Cheap 4:3/16:9 monitors?

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Anyone know where I can get any cheap 4:3 or even 16:9 monitors? Contrast ratio doesn't matter and neither does response time (i'd prefer <10ms) and at least 17inches

Reason why is because I want to do set up multimonitor gaming using SoftTH because I can't afford a second 465 + 2 more 1080p monitors
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Online auctions. Those go for incredibly cheap. Like dirt cheap.

If you want to buy new, then it's a bit costly, anyway. In that case, it'd be better to just save money a bit till you can afford 3x 1080p.
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I'd check craigslist. I always see 19" 1440x900 for like $40-60.
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I'd check craigslist. I always see 19" 1440x900 for like $40-60.
In my area only things on there are old 14inch CRTs

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Online auctions. Those go for incredibly cheap. Like dirt cheap.

If you want to buy new, then it's a bit costly, anyway. In that case, it'd be better to just save money a bit till you can afford 3x 1080p.
I have been looking around on Ebay and such. Just trying to find something more trustworthy
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Trustworthy? Local area pickup + pay with cash should be reliable enough, quite a bit more if you can see the monitor in action before purchase.

But if you can't find anything with that, I'd recommend saving up for 3x 1080p. Other solutions are too much hassle for what you pay. SoftTH and the likes. Though, for desktop stuff it'd still be nice
Edited by De-Zant - 11/1/11 at 2:28pm
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Trustworthy? Local area pickup + pay with cash should be reliable enough, quite a bit more if you can see the monitor in action before purchase.

But if you can't find anything with that, I'd recommend saving up for 3x 1080p. Other solutions are too much hassle for what you pay.
Good point. Ok thanks for the help +rep
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