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I'd avoid that iiyama. See if you can find a good deal on a Samsung, some fo the best LCD panels available. If not, Hanns G, Acer, and Sceptre (sometimes) make great monitors for affordable prices.
    
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Originally Posted by Sideburns
Ya, the Hanns-G 19" widescreen monitor is very very good, and have never heard anything bad about it.
Yeah, I have it. It was a great upgrade from an older 19" 1280/1024 Dell.
    
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Does anyone like Belinea monitors? or are the not very good?
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Hey Double Helix,

Take note of my system specs and you`ll see a Hanns G widescreen. I`ve now had it for about 2 months, and it`s been nothing but awesome. With the 5ms response time and DVI it`s a winner for gaming, cheap or otherwise. No dead pixels and plenty of options. I got it from NewEgg for $182, but it could be even cheaper now. The one nitpick thing about it is the non-adjustable base, although it will tilt slightly. The other side of that is that it is sturdy and can`t easily be knocked over.
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The HW191D looks cool, but its listed as 8ms some places and 5ms other places. -Linky- et -Linky- I dunno if this means one is grey to grey, and one is white to black or whatever? its still pretty fast i guess. Does ity have a glossy or matte finish do you know?

The Hanns G is very similar to the Belinea:

Hanns G
Belinea

But i know the belinea has a glossy film, which im not too keen on.

This samsung looks tatsy too: ~Linky~ 4ms! but only 500:1 contrast ratio. will that look bad?
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the viewsonic i linked to is matte
    
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That is cool. it is the film that gives a better contrast ratio isnt it? i dont know if 500:1 is good enough
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post #18 of 26
This one is nice... My m8 has it and watching DVDs and playing games on it looks sweet nice bright and vibrant...
OcUK Value Hanns-G

Also nice to see another person from Southampton... I live over in Holbury and saying that I need to leave to ride to Hythe to get the ferry over to play some poker.
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post #19 of 26
If you plan on gaming alot using an LCD then you want to look for anything 8ms and under as far as color/contrast id stick with atleast 700:1 for gaming!
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post #20 of 26
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Originally Posted by DeaDLocK
This one is nice... My m8 has it and watching DVDs and playing games on it looks sweet nice bright and vibrant...
OcUK Value Hanns-G

Also nice to see another person from Southampton... I live over in Holbury and saying that I need to leave to ride to Hythe to get the ferry over to play some poker.
Lol what's your name man? I live in Hythe! moving up to blackfield soon, i work in blackfield garage. Man, small world!

I have been lookign at that monitor, is it a glossy film on it? it certainly is cool, though im thinking of raiding the cookie jar and getting that B grade 24" 6ms screen they have...-Link- But i sooooo cant afford it lol *Cry*
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