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what is better for gaming and video viewing? i dont know anything about monitors i am currently running on a vga only dell e173fp and want to upgrade to a DVI capable 24" for my new rig preferably with a matte screen.
 
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anyone?
 
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post #3 of 19
The dell u2412m is superior by a considerable amount in most aspects of performance, mostly at color production and viewing angles due to being IPS. Dell also has fantastic warranty compared to other manufacturers. And the u2412m is versatile, it doesn't do badly at any task, unlike a rather large portion of other screens.

If it's worth the price difference is up to you.

In the meantime if you have any more specific questions, those would be easier to address.
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post #4 of 19
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it really depends on how much $$ i can scrounge up when i get my tax return(i just realized i can finally upgrade my lg enV1 phone) but would i be happier going from a dell to a dell. im mostly asking because these are the #2 & #3 best sellers on newegg (no interest in the vw246 because i dont need speakers and someone said theres backlight bleed and the blacks suck). also using a gtx570SC with 1.2vram would i run into any problems with 1200p resolution playing games vs 1080p
 
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post #5 of 19
+1 for the u2412m

love my u2312hm
 
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post #6 of 19
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is the U2312HM good too? is the lower price worth losing the inch?
 
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post #7 of 19
I like it, but I'd probably suggest the 24" if you have the spare cash... I miss the extra pixels a little bit, but great for what I use it for.
 
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I like it, but I'd probably suggest the 24" if you have the spare cash... I miss the extra pixels a little bit, but great for what I use it for.

im pretty sure im going to get a dell but, it really depends on how many extra hours i get at work between now and when i order. where did you get the 2312? when i click on it on dell's site it brings me to an error page. also other than the larger resolution and larder screen size are the dell ultrasharps the same monitors basically the same?
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post #10 of 19
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thanks im pretty sure im going with the dell u2312hm because i dont really need anything larger than 1080p right now and i have to get my ps3 fixed so ill use the savings over the 2412m for that. but are they both the same panel tech?
 
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