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I'd like to make a small upgrade from my current display, but I'm not ready to drop the cash for a decent 27". Plus my HD6850 wouldn't do a Catleap or similar justice anyway. biggrin.gif So time to get a $200-$300 24" to carry me over! thumb.gif

- Most of my time these days is spent doing non-gaming things.
- I don't play fast-paced FPS games.
- DVI-D is important to me.
- HDMI is not.

Hope that helps. I've been looking at the following three monitors. Not interested in anything from Asus at this point.

BenQ GW2450
Hanns-G HL248DPB
LG E2442V-BN

Thanks a ton! thumb.gif
Edited by solsamurai - 11/29/12 at 8:31pm
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Lol, my budget went up quite a bit so now I'm deciding between these two 120Hz monitors...

SAMSUNG S23A700D

BenQ XL2420T

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post #3 of 6
A 6850 is way, way, way, way too slow to make either of those worthwhile, but the Samsung is better.
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New GPU will be coming in January. thumb.gif It's not like my 6850 will make the image look horrid or anything. I assume you're talking about FPS in games?
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Yes I am. 90+ FPS is needed to really take advantage of a 120hz display.

Christmas sales are coming and the Samsung was selling for 280-300$ earlier this year. NewEgg sucks if you don't like the display and want to return it. Best to use Amazon, Buy.com or Best Buy since they all have 14-30 day hassle free return+exchange policies.

Out of the first 3 you picked only the BenQ is meant for gaming, the other 2 are meant for basic things like web browsing and MS Word.

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/benq_gw2450hm.htm
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Thanks for the info! Very helpful. biggrin.gif I don't shop at newegg elusively and will be deal hunting from now on. thumb.gif
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