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Need help deciding between three 23" IPS panels

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As the subject mentions...

First, Dell UltraSharp U2312HM
Dell
225

Second, NEC
NEC Display Solutions EA232WMI-BK
225

Third, LG
LG IPS235V-BN
225

I have heard and read extremely good things with NEC and Dell. Many magazines I have read that the 30" NEC panels are godly like which leads me to believe that all NEC IPS panels look good. Any first hand experience or expert knowledge would be greatly appreciated as I don't know diddly squat about monitors. I do plan on purchasing three for surround, but will soon be purchasing just one. Thanks in advance!
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Stay away from LG's IPS if your wanting to use it for gaming
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I have the U23 monitor by dell and while the colours look great, for some reason any light colour (white, light green, yellow, etc) seems to be grainy. I was talking to my friends and they also experience the same stuff with their 22" acer and benq displays. Its due to the anti glare coating afaik
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The Dell is the best of those 3, but like ChickenDippers said it is grainy due to the anti glare coating. All of the 23" IPS use the same coating since LG makes IPS panels, except for the AOC i2353ph

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/aoc_i2353ph.htm

The Asus PA238Q is actually the best 23" IPS if you can get a good unit. The Dell models seem to have better quality control

http://www.prad.de/en/monitore/review/2011/review-asus-pa238q.html
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