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Looking for new 21.5" Monitor - NOT GLOSSY

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Heya everybody,

So I'm looking for a new monitor that's 21.5", full 1080p and must NOT be glossy. I love my HP 2210m for the color and sharpness of the image it creates but the gloss is driving me crazy when I play games or watch movies in a dark setting. It's almost like a mirror.

I looked at getting films to put over the screen but I think I'd be happier just buying a matte screen monitor. Any suggestions?

My budget is $150 or less. I have room for a slightly larger monitor but 21.5" I find is perfect for me with the distance that I am from my monitor.
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I have the 24-inch version of this monitor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236051

I'm not sure what the differences are, but I love my ASUS monitor. Nice and bright. Good picture quality. Looks cool. Good price. The speakers aren't that great, but who uses built in speakers anyway? tongue.gif.
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Originally Posted by Seventh Badger View Post

I have the 24-inch version of this monitor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236051
I'm not sure what the differences are, but I love my ASUS monitor. Nice and bright. Good picture quality. Looks cool. Good price. The speakers aren't that great, but who uses built in speakers anyway? tongue.gif.

True. Maybe I'll give ASUS another shot. The last time I bought a 1080p monitor from ASUS it took me FOREVER to get the colors even remotely close to correct with what I'm used to. Kind of turned me off from them. This HP was perfect out of the box.
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[Samsung F4 320gb] [Lite-On 24x Combo] [Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit] [Samsung SyncMaster 941bw] 
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[Microsft ANB-00001] [SeaSonic 520w M12II] [ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M Box] [Logitech G700] 
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[Microsft ANB-00001] [SeaSonic 520w M12II] [ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M Box] [Logitech G700] 
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