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post #1 of 7
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824005363

i plan on using a dual monitor set up so i can play games and browse web / youtube / etc at the same time.

is this a good monitor?
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Yep, its got a good resolution and a good response rate and average Hz
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the real contrast ratio is not stated, 5000000 is dynamic contrast, 14ms isnt that great either.
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Its hard finding a monitor lol.
Wats good for a dual monitor set up?
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post #5 of 7
14ms response time is too high imo for a monitor imo (if you're a regular gamer).

Some options (all IPS panels because that LG was IPS) around the same price i came accros with 4-5 minutes of filtering in newegg
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824160167
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824116581
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236205
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236262
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824260104

But I really advise you to read some reviews if you're looking for a particular monitor
Edited by TiezZ BE - 10/30/13 at 1:26pm
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post #6 of 7
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Are ips panals a good thing?
and I ddontknow how to decide on a monitor.
Im looking for a 1080p with a dvi and hdmi to hook 2 monitors to my gtx 660
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post #7 of 7
If you're looking for a "allround" monitor then I personally always recommend IPS monitors. In general they have better colors and good viewing angles. In this case (IPS monitor for gaming) you need to look for a monitor with a reasonable response time and low input lag time (look for reviews to see inputlag times, they will not be mentioned in specifications).

If you mainly/only use the monitor to play a lot of fast paced games (FPS games, race games, ...) and like really fast/responsive monitors (response time: 1-2 ms and low inputlag time) then you also need to consider a TN panels.

edit:
some of them are the ones you posted in: http://www.overclock.net/t/1437128/so-many-decisions if i'm not mistaken. google some reviews of those monitors or similar monitors in the same pricerange, if reviewers are positive about a monitor then it's probably easier to make your decision.
Edited by TiezZ BE - 10/30/13 at 2:08pm
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