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Getting rid of 20' monitor, no idea what to look for in specs

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I've had my hp2009m for a good 6 years, and i think around Christmas its time for a change.
I'm looking for a 23''-24'' monitor, with a budget of about $200, +/- 50 if its worth it.
I play a lot of games, and i'll be running it with 2x6850s. I occasionally watch videos and movies on my computer (not often as my tv & ps3 is beside me), but i edit videos as a small side-hobby.
Specific brands i've heard more pros are:
  • benq
  • samsung
  • asus

If anything, i'd prefer NCIX to shop at.

thank you. <3
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I just upgraded from a HP2009m -> HP2711x only to sell it and get the ASUS 144Hz screen, and is it GORGEOUS biggrin.gif


I would definitely pick up a 24" ASUS LED screen, they're magnificent, here's the one I'm talking about.


I actually ordered that specific one for my roommate and you will notice a huge improvement thumb.gif
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