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300-375 tops.
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120hz for sure. CCFL gives better color gamut than LED anyways...and who cares if your monitor is 1/2" thicker.
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Originally Posted by Zzari View Post
120hz for sure. CCFL gives better color gamut than LED anyways...and who cares if your monitor is 1/2" thicker.
Actually, RGB-LED backlighting gives a much wider gamut than CCFL.

120hz monitors are very nice, but some have their issues. My acer panel does suffer from ghosting with overdrive enabled, and has pretty noticable backlight bleed.
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Acer GD235H - Decent colors, bad backlight bleeding, bad input lag, bad panel unifomity, overdrive causes oversharpening, but can be turned off via service menu - however, some of your settings will then be reset whenever monitor is turned off and back on.

BenQ XL2410T - Minimal backlight bleeding, low input lag @ 5ms, negative ghosting, worse panel uniformity, bad blacks, inferior color. (399 or something at newegg, a bit over budget)

Planar sa2311w - Decent input lag, good color, OSD is difficult to navigate, matte, medium bad backlight bleed.
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Originally Posted by fluxlite View Post
Actually, RGB-LED backlighting gives a much wider gamut than CCFL.

120hz monitors are very nice, but some have their issues. My acer panel does suffer from ghosting with overdrive enabled, and has pretty noticable backlight bleed.
Yeah, but I'm guessing 120hz monitors in his price range would use W-LED, not RGB-LED. I could be wrong though - I've never really looked into 120hz monitors for myself.

I'd skip both options and grab a HP ZR24w though...I love IPS and would pick it before 120hz or LED. You could also look at the Dell U2412m (LED), it's in your price range as well.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zzari View Post
Yeah, but I'm guessing 120hz monitors in his price range would use W-LED, not RGB-LED. I could be wrong though - I've never really looked into 120hz monitors for myself.

I'd skip both options and grab a HP ZR24w though...I love IPS and would pick it before 120hz or LED.
I'm pretty sure that even normal LED backlighting generally has a wider gamut than CCFL...

I don't think white can push 110%+ like RGB-LED can, though.

And yes, I agree, if you just want 1 monitor, get IPS. But 120hz is nice to have as well
Edited by fluxlite - 11/2/11 at 5:09pm
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After narrowing down the search with you guys' help, I'm almost settled on the Planar sa2311w. Seems to have more positive reviews than negative and appears to be the nice compromise I've been looking for.
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