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post #1 of 7
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Hello everyone,
I am currently in the market for a third monitor for my rig atm, I already have 2x 24" BX2450 Samsung LED 2ms screens and wanted some opinions on what I should get, I want it to be 2ms with d-sub, dvi and hdmi ports so Im not limited like my current ones which only support 2 hdmi, d-sub only. I already have one that I have had my eye on and was wondering if its any good or what you could recommend to me at a suitable price range. I was looking at asus for displays awhile ago but they apprently had alot of ghosting on there screens...

This is the monitor I was thinking about buying
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=558_1212&products_id=16558
Edited by itz.clint - 12/6/12 at 4:00am
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just wondering why you need 2ms response time? because an ips panel would be a good choice except they have slightly slower response times (~6-8ms)
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i hope you realise that 2ms is 2/1000 of a second.
That means you will NOT notice it. you also wont notice 20ms. above it can be noticed by a handful of people.
everything below 20ms is perfect.
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I only buy my LCD/LED with 2ms response time so I don't have to worry about ghosting or anything like that. It may have something to do with my ability to 'see' timing, that's why I hate LED christmas lights because they look like they're flashing to me and it's very annoying.

To OP, I don't know much about ASUS monitors so I can't say for certain whether that's a good one or not. I will suggest you try to buy a monitor locally though so it doesn't have to ship to you. Reason I say this is should you run into dead pixels or screen bleeding, you have a place to easily take it back and exchange. It may cost you a litlte more but peace of mind is key. Not to mention I like to see how something is going to work, like a monitor, in person to see how I like it before I buy it.
post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by DUpgrade View Post

I only buy my LCD/LED with 2ms response time so I don't have to worry about ghosting or anything like that.

This is exactly why I want 2ms because I had 5ms before and Ive noticed it ghosting

I dont understand why I have to get an IPS monitor when Im looking for a decent monitor which I can get for 200 suitable price range rather then the 500+ range in a 24 inch
Edited by itz.clint - 12/6/12 at 8:18am
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This is exactly why I want 2ms because I had 5ms before and Ive noticed it ghosting
I dont understand why I have to get an IPS monitor when Im looking for a decent monitor which I can get for 200 suitable price range rather then the 500+ range in a 24 inch

because IPS monitors looks so dramatically better but it's up to you i guess
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I dont think that an ips monitor will work due to the 24 inch being 1920x1200p and my current monitors being 1920x1080, sure that surround/eyefinity must have same resolution all round other wise it makes display secondary? I could be wrong but Im sure I looked into this
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