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Best monitor for around $250

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Im putting together a new computer and I have everything set in stone except for the monitor. I have no clue what is best in a monitor and all of the reviews that I have read confuse me even more. Will someone please help me out.
post #2 of 17
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112006
^^looks like a nice widescreen moniter
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post #3 of 17
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116373 this one is great and i have it to the only fault is the not to great built in speakers but then agian i dont use them cause i got a logitech X530 set up in my room
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post #4 of 17
Thread Starter 
Could someone explain to me what makes a monitor a good monitor as well.

I have been looking at these monitors but the mixed reviews are confusing.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112006
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824014105
post #5 of 17
im getting a 19" for like 180 dollers that is pretty gooD

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16824112002
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post #6 of 17
You want under 8 ms response time. Beyond that, Widescreen is better, but not necessary. Also, the higher the contrast ratio, the better. Either of those monitors you linked would be great, but check out Samsung monitors, as well.
    
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post #7 of 17
8 ms is fine, over 12 is suicide

under 8 is extreme performance for extra monies

and the screen i linked IS WIDE SCREEN
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post #8 of 17
Ya, Sceptre makes good monitors, just not THE best. Leave that to Dell, Samsung and Apple...
    
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post #9 of 17
keep in mind though, my linked is only $180, that saves money for ram, PSU, hard drive, cables, cases, etc.

dell screens have high response time and big pixles. they are not good.
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post #10 of 17
the one i linked you with is 5ms response and is amazing in all games
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