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Time for what I am sure is your favorite question. I need a new monitor (I have an old 19 inch viewsonic 1440 x 900 LCD at the moment).

I am looking for something that will maximize my new Gigabyte HD 7950 and Id like to keep it under 300 bucks. Is this possible?

Shoot me ideas, deals, personal experience, etc.
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These two fit my budget...but are they any good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824260047

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1615121&SRCCODE=LINKSHARE&cm_mmc_o=-ddCjC1bELltzywCjC-d2CjCdwwp&AffiliateID=8BacdVP0GFs-tiAzuvLqCweBjZt_Eq9T_g
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A lot of people love the Dell (newegg link).
And as for the tiger direct monitor, I do believe that same Samsung is at Costco (if you have a membership or know someone with one) for About $120ish last time I was there biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Samurai707 View Post

A lot of people love the Dell (newegg link).
And as for the tiger direct monitor, I do believe that same Samsung is at Costco (if you have a membership or know someone with one) for About $120ish last time I was there biggrin.gif

So is it any good lol? 120 sounds better than 300. I dont have a membership but my parents do!
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I mean, I personally game at 1920x1080, and i enjoy it. Never gone above except for the 3 days I had eyefinity... The Dell is supposed to be great, but I use the 23 Samsung as a second monitor for my ventrilo, real temp, spotify, folding and such. I got a 27inch refurb led Samsung from 1saleaday.com for $200 when they had it, and I love it smile.gif all comes down to personal preference... For me I like one bigger monitor (though I feel 27 is a bit big for 1080) and a smaller 2nd for all my side apps. Some people (especially with top amd cards) will suggest 3xeyefinity. I'd say go in to a store if you could and check out how they look for you personally. thumb.gif

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