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I'd like this to be under $200 and I will be using this primarily for gaming and some movie watching. I'd like it also to be around 22-24". If it can be as low as $150 then all the better.
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post #2 of 7
Here is a good place to start. I've heard Asus make a nice monitor. I am currently using a Dell Monitor and I love it.
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I'm using two of these and like them a lot:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...059&Tpk=VH236H

Zero ghosting, great colors, and priced very reasonably when they're on sale or have rebates.
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I've got a 24 inch Asus VW246H.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236049

Great monitor for gaming with a very fast 2ms response. Zero ghosting. Aside from 1 pixel that died after 7 or 8 months, no problems with it whatsoever.

Good luck!
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post #5 of 7
The Asus monitor I recommended above just went on a daily deal sale at Newegg for $159.99.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc..._-Homepage2011
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post #6 of 7
Asus is great choice. but, if your buget is tight, you might try this . hope u find the best bet.
post #7 of 7

Best bang for the buck monitor out right now.


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Originally Posted by frizo View Post
I'm using two of these and like them a lot:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...059&Tpk=VH236H

Zero ghosting, great colors, and priced very reasonably when they're on sale or have rebates.
Sorry to burst your bubble, but every LCD monitor has ghosting and input delay/lag.
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