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Main monitor went kaput. I need input on a new one (23-24')

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So my ASUS is dead and I need to buy a new monitor. I figured I might as well "upgrade" to a larger screen while I am at it.

Budget- 150-200$. Really important that I find one within or near this price range. I was not expecting this to happen so money has not been allocated for a planned upgrade like usual.

Uses- Primary use will be gaming. I would also like it to be IPS if possible.


Thank you guys for the help! smile.gif
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I currently use an Asus VH242H (24") monitor, and its great, has been for 5yrs. But I am considering a side-grade to the Asus VE248H, as its basically the same monitor but with an LED display.

You can get the VE248H for about £130-£150 here in the UK, and it's $190 on Amazon.com.

You had an Asus, were you happy with it?
    
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I currently own a BenQ GW2750HM that I got for 200$ shipped during the boxing day.


NCIX have the 24 inch model here : http://ncix.com/products/?sku=69380&vpn=GW2450HM&manufacture=BenQ&promoid=1224

I
t's a MVA panel. I'm not experiencing any ghosting (unless I put the overdrive at premium). 
You need to calibrate it to get good color but it's really easy to do (you just drop a file in a windows folder). 

Only downside is that the wake up time is quite long (around 5 seconds). 




EDIT : Dont get a 200$ IPS. It's going to be really crappy, regardless of the IPS mention on the box. Being a new technology, IPS monitor tend to be much more expensive than MVA/TN panels and their only real benefit is wide viewing angles (not really useful on a desktop IMHO). 

I know that those 130-140$ 22'' LG IPS monitor seems like a good deal but trust me, they are not. 




EDIT 2 : Make sure to check this website for a good review of any monitor that you have in mind : http://www.prad.de/

 

They offer real, good reviews that are based on facts rather than opinions. 


Edited by splinterize - 5/29/13 at 3:26pm
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Alright thanks for the input guys, I am really leaning towards a 23' as I sit kind of close to my desk and do not want the screen in my face. So does anyone have any recs for a 23' monitor. It does not have to be IPS.

EDIT: I just read what I posted and an extra inch probably wont make much difference. Anyways I would still like some more suggestions biggrin.gif
Edited by Nova. - 5/29/13 at 4:01pm
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I would go with Samsung or an Asus for no more than $200. (23-24" with HDMI)
 
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