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I've had my three u2412m monitors for about a year and half and I think they are great. You can negotiate better than list price I usually hear people getting them for 300 to 330. For 1920x1200 and IPS, well budget IPS anyway, they are very nice monitors for the price range. As for the coating and "sparkle" that is a completely personal thing. I know people who hate it, and people who don't mind it at all - there is no universal consensus. If there is a 24 inch with that resolution and that good of a picture with LED and IPS for less than three bills I would like to know what it is.
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I just wanted to thank everyone again for their help! i ended up picking up the monitor and overall ive am very pleased with it! biggrin.gif the colors are gorgeous and the build quality feels amazing as well tongue.gif hopefully i can pick up a second one next month as well rolleyes.gif

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Originally Posted by DNytAftr View Post

I just wanted to thank everyone again for their help! i ended up picking up the monitor and overall ive am very pleased with it! biggrin.gif the colors are gorgeous and the build quality feels amazing as well tongue.gif hopefully i can pick up a second one next month as well rolleyes.gif


Awesome monitor.
I had mine for a year and traded it few days ago for a TN 120hz monitor.
I can clearly see the colors difference.
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I am struggling to decide between this and the Benq XL2420T, the Dell is 2 years old tech.
I want the best one so i don't get any regret
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Best colours and viewing angles etc get the Dell

Least blurring and much better smoothness get the XL2420T.

In games you won't notice the colour difference, it's more noticeable in movies and desktop. If you play twitch games go for the BenQ. If you are a movie person the Dell is better. The BenQ provides amazing smoothness in the desktop
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Originally Posted by douglatins View Post

I am struggling to decide between this and the Benq XL2420T, the Dell is 2 years old tech.
I want the best one so i don't get any regret
As Hamzatm pointed out those two are different types of monitors. Different resolutions, completely different panel types, and they are designed for two different purposes. For my purposes, the Dell is the clear winner even today, but if you are more into gaming and don't care about color accuracy and professional type uses then the Benq is for you. I would take the 1200 vs. 1080 resolution and IPS vs. TN panel any day, but that is just me. It all depends on how you will use the monitor.
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Originally Posted by hamzatm View Post

Best colours and viewing angles etc get the Dell

Least blurring and much better smoothness get the XL2420T.

In games you won't notice the colour difference, it's more noticeable in movies and desktop. If you play twitch games go for the BenQ. If you are a movie person the Dell is better. The BenQ provides amazing smoothness in the desktop

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As Hamzatm pointed out those two are different types of monitors. Different resolutions, completely different panel types, and they are designed for two different purposes. For my purposes, the Dell is the clear winner even today, but if you are more into gaming and don't care about color accuracy and professional type uses then the Benq is for you. I would take the 1200 vs. 1080 resolution and IPS vs. TN panel any day, but that is just me. It all depends on how you will use the monitor.

I watch movies on the TV, and i dont do any professional work on it, for that there is a company issued crapbook.
So its basically web browsing and gaming.
Edited by douglatins - 1/21/13 at 11:21am
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