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Hello, first post here on OCN and looking for opinions on a monitor for gaming/general use.

The games played will be mostly FPS, RTS/TBS, and Racing games. The monitor will be driven by a GTX680 so pulling 60FPS won't be a problem. I want fluid, crisp gameplay with minimal ghosting.

I'm looking for the following:
- $250 or less (most likely ordering from Newegg)
- 1920 x 1080
- 23" to 25"
- HDMI and DVI inputs
- Stand that has at least tilt
- Sturdy stand
- Minimal ghosting
- Minimal backlight bleed (pet peeve of mine)
- Non glossy display, as long as it has some level of anti glare it's acceptable

Any input is appreciated.
 
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post #2 of 23
Here ya go. My buddy got one of these and it's great. Also fyi the Alienware AW2310 is a great 120hz 23" but more expensive.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236102
post #3 of 23
This is what I have & have been very happy with it. smile.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001487
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post #4 of 23
You can try this out.It's $9.99 over budget, but ship is free. Yes, it's 3D, but has great 2D. 75Hz.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824005254
 
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post #5 of 23
I highly recommend ASUS
post #6 of 23
I dont know why but I can find Asus VG236HE in Canada for $280 but in the USA where stuff is usually cheaper the cheapest I can find is $330
EDIT: $30 rebate http://www.bhphotovideo.com/FrameWork/Rebates_Promos/043012_ASUS_10791.pdf

23" 1920x1080 @ 120hz

http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=55988&vpn=VG236HE&manufacture=ASUS

If you can find it for $280 definitely the best bet.

Edit: Used for $240 (from bhphotovideo who IMO is amazing)

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/800851205-USE/ASUS_VG236HE_VG236HE_23_Widescreen_LCD.html
Condition is considered a "9"
N Brand new/Never used - In original manufacturer's packaging
OB Open Box with full manufacturer warranty
D Never owned - Used for demonstration purposes only
R Refurbished by the Manufacturer to original company's specifications
10 Preowned equipment, but appears as new
9+ Shows little or no signs of wear
9 Shows signs of use, but very clean
8+ Shows moderate wear or finish marks
8 Well used - may exhibit "dings" or finish marks
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post #7 of 23
The Dell U2311H is excellent. It's an IPS monitor so it has great colour quality. It should also be within your budget. It has more inputs then you could dream of. wink.gif
http://www.cnet.com.au/dell-ultrasharp-u2311h-339304283.htm
   
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post #8 of 23
I'd take the ASUS over the Ultrasharp for gaming
post #9 of 23
Grab up a BenQ XL2410T. 120hz and 2ms response time. And with there "Instant Mode" tests have shown it has a close to 0 second response time!
post #10 of 23
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Originally Posted by ckWL View Post

Grab up a BenQ XL2410T. 120hz and 2ms response time. And with there "Instant Mode" tests have shown it has a close to 0 second response time!

He did say $250 and under...
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