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Planning to purchase new monitor. Need some suggestions / alternatives.

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Hey all.

This will be quick.

Looking at purchasing this monitor:

ASUS VS248H-P Black 24" 2ms HDMI LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 ASCR 50,000,000:1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236153

I can get it on amazon for $180 shipped. I only want to spend $175-$200.

I do not have a monitor right now (Using my HDTV as my monitor. It is a pain because my girlfriend watches tv on the same tv and we constantly have to switch back and forth). I am not doing a lot of gaming at the moment. (Still have yet to buy a new GPU). This will just be used as a 24/7 use computer monitor. I will use my HDTV for movies and such. So, this will be used just for basic computer tasks.

However if I do get a GPU soon (which I plan on it in about a month or so), I want to start gaming a little. (I have been a console fanboy for awhile and starting to transition to computer gaming. MUCH BETTER! thumb.gif) So, I want this monitor to handle most games as well.

My thoughts were to just purchase this pretty nice monitor for computer tasks and use it a little for gaming when I get a GPU then if I start gaming a lot grab another monitor more calibrated for gaming. (With 120hz refresh rate, IPS instead of TN, and higher res)

Thoughts guys?
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TH3 B3AST
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CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Ivy Bridge i5-3570k MSI Z77A-G45 Corsair Veagenace 2 x 4GB 1600mhz DDR3 Ram WD 320GB 6gbps 7200rpm HDD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot Pyro 60GB SSD (Cache drive) Seagate 3TB 6gbps 7200rpm Barracuda HDD OCZ Vertex 4 128GB SSD Sony Optiarc 24X DVD Burner 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Delta AFC1212D-PWM 120mm Case Fan Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 42" Class Viera X1 Series Plasma HDTV 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultra sharp 23" u2312hm Onn USB Computer Keyboard with Numeric 10-Key Pad PC Power&Cooling Silencer MK III 600W Power Supply Rosewill R5 Mid-Tower Case 
MouseAudioOtherOther
Logitech Wireless M705 Sony HTS-S360 NZXT Hue LED Color Strip Optix Full Acrylic Glass Side Panel 
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BUMP. Wanting to buy soon. Need some opinions.
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CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Ivy Bridge i5-3570k MSI Z77A-G45 Corsair Veagenace 2 x 4GB 1600mhz DDR3 Ram WD 320GB 6gbps 7200rpm HDD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot Pyro 60GB SSD (Cache drive) Seagate 3TB 6gbps 7200rpm Barracuda HDD OCZ Vertex 4 128GB SSD Sony Optiarc 24X DVD Burner 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Delta AFC1212D-PWM 120mm Case Fan Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 42" Class Viera X1 Series Plasma HDTV 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultra sharp 23" u2312hm Onn USB Computer Keyboard with Numeric 10-Key Pad PC Power&Cooling Silencer MK III 600W Power Supply Rosewill R5 Mid-Tower Case 
MouseAudioOtherOther
Logitech Wireless M705 Sony HTS-S360 NZXT Hue LED Color Strip Optix Full Acrylic Glass Side Panel 
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TH3 B3AST
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CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Ivy Bridge i5-3570k MSI Z77A-G45 Corsair Veagenace 2 x 4GB 1600mhz DDR3 Ram WD 320GB 6gbps 7200rpm HDD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot Pyro 60GB SSD (Cache drive) Seagate 3TB 6gbps 7200rpm Barracuda HDD OCZ Vertex 4 128GB SSD Sony Optiarc 24X DVD Burner 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Delta AFC1212D-PWM 120mm Case Fan Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 42" Class Viera X1 Series Plasma HDTV 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultra sharp 23" u2312hm Onn USB Computer Keyboard with Numeric 10-Key Pad PC Power&Cooling Silencer MK III 600W Power Supply Rosewill R5 Mid-Tower Case 
MouseAudioOtherOther
Logitech Wireless M705 Sony HTS-S360 NZXT Hue LED Color Strip Optix Full Acrylic Glass Side Panel 
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Reply
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TH3 B3AST
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CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Ivy Bridge i5-3570k MSI Z77A-G45 Corsair Veagenace 2 x 4GB 1600mhz DDR3 Ram WD 320GB 6gbps 7200rpm HDD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot Pyro 60GB SSD (Cache drive) Seagate 3TB 6gbps 7200rpm Barracuda HDD OCZ Vertex 4 128GB SSD Sony Optiarc 24X DVD Burner 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Delta AFC1212D-PWM 120mm Case Fan Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 42" Class Viera X1 Series Plasma HDTV 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultra sharp 23" u2312hm Onn USB Computer Keyboard with Numeric 10-Key Pad PC Power&Cooling Silencer MK III 600W Power Supply Rosewill R5 Mid-Tower Case 
MouseAudioOtherOther
Logitech Wireless M705 Sony HTS-S360 NZXT Hue LED Color Strip Optix Full Acrylic Glass Side Panel 
  hide details  
Reply
TH3 B3AST
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
Intel Ivy Bridge i5-3570k MSI Z77A-G45 Corsair Veagenace 2 x 4GB 1600mhz DDR3 Ram WD 320GB 6gbps 7200rpm HDD 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Patriot Pyro 60GB SSD (Cache drive) Seagate 3TB 6gbps 7200rpm Barracuda HDD OCZ Vertex 4 128GB SSD Sony Optiarc 24X DVD Burner 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Delta AFC1212D-PWM 120mm Case Fan Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 42" Class Viera X1 Series Plasma HDTV 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Dell Ultra sharp 23" u2312hm Onn USB Computer Keyboard with Numeric 10-Key Pad PC Power&Cooling Silencer MK III 600W Power Supply Rosewill R5 Mid-Tower Case 
MouseAudioOtherOther
Logitech Wireless M705 Sony HTS-S360 NZXT Hue LED Color Strip Optix Full Acrylic Glass Side Panel 
  hide details  
Reply
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