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Hello everyone, advice me some good monitors ( need - 1920x1080 resolution, 120hz, no (very low) input lag, no bugs ). Price not higher than 500$. Waiting for replies tongue.gif
post #2 of 20
If you're okay with glossy, the samsung S23a700d is perhaps the nicest choice available in the low price section.

If you wouldn't like glossy, the benQ XL2420T is the monitor of choice for these needs. smile.gif
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I vote for the benq xl2420t. It was the best upgrade I spent money on in quite some time smile.gif
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I'm getting 3 dell U2412M IPS because I'm awesome.
    
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post #5 of 20
As am I, albeit only one. tongue.gif
post #6 of 20
Curious but why are you talking about the U2412M (8ms lag) in here? He was asking for a gaming/low lag monitor...
post #7 of 20
I've been using this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236174
and I absolutely love it. I never thought I could love a monitor like I do this one. thumb.gif

unfortunately it it was on sale when I bought it and I only paid like $150, now it went back up to normal price.
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post #8 of 20
Don't settle for anything less than 120hz because it really does make a huge difference in gaming. If you happen to come across a refurbished BenQ XL2410T, it is a great deal for $200 and fits all your needs. If you want the latest and greatest go ahead and splurge on the BenQ XL2420T, you will absolutely love it.
    
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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by p33k View Post

Curious but why are you talking about the U2412M (8ms lag) in here? He was asking for a gaming/low lag monitor...

People generally tend to recommend what they have, regardless of if it fits the criteria or not. Relatively common on forums.

The OP listed these as criteria:
  • 1920x1080 resolution
  • 120hz
  • no (very low) input lag
  • no bugs
  • Price not higher than 500$

Yet, only two of the six (now three of seven) replies meet this criteria. Would be better for the OP if all replies met this criteria.


I still recommend what I recommended in my original post. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by .theMetal View Post

I've been using this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236174
and I absolutely love it. I never thought I could love a monitor like I do this one. thumb.gif
unfortunately it it was on sale when I bought it and I only paid like $150, now it went back up to normal price.

OP wants 120hz not 60hz
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