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Hi, like the title says, I'm looking for a good monitor to act as both a display for PC and XBOX One, my current PC is an "oldish" laptop but I'm hoping to upgrade soon...


I'm seeing a lot of monitors who look like a good deal online but I'm not a 100% on what are the requirements these days from a monitor, so would appreciate any advice really smile.gif

edit: As noted below in a reply my budget is 200~USD and im looking to understand what I need to look for to determine the best fit for me.

Thanks in advance
Edited by kanman - 3/9/14 at 10:44am
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Price Point?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DzillaXx View Post

Price Point?

Not much wink.gif? really I was hoping to spend 200~ USD and I want to understand what I should be looking for in a monitor and kinda decide based on tradeoffs what to do, as obviously I'll not be getting a top of the line monitor for this budget.
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Look for a IPS panel
Will be well worth it.

I'll look a little later for one.
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It is some what special as it is VA and not IPS, which gives better black, contrast and look better when the room is dark, Is it 23.5 inch cant remember.

 

 

http://www.amazon.com/BenQ-VW2430H-24-Inch-Compatible-Brilliant/dp/B009HPGC9C

 

 

Always buy monitor from a good supplier like amazon so you can return if monitor is not good.

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Originally Posted by G woodlogger View Post

It is some what special as it is VA and not IPS, which gives better black, contrast and look better when the room is dark, Is it 23.5 inch cant remember.


http://www.amazon.com/BenQ-VW2430H-24-Inch-Compatible-Brilliant/dp/B009HPGC9C


Always buy monitor from a good supplier like amazon so you can return if monitor is not good.

VA sounds interesting, any other models feature it?
post #7 of 22

EIZO FG2421 but it is very expensive, but then it is 120Hz and have black frame insertion. BENQ have some other but are not as good for gaming and does not have VESA mount if you would have it mounted higher or laying down and gaming as I do :). No others as far as I know.

 

German review of BENQ VW2430H:

 

http://www.prad.de/new/monitore/test/2013/test-benq-vw2430h.html

 

EDIT: There are also black version.


Edited by G woodlogger - 3/9/14 at 1:00pm
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post #8 of 22
what about GW2450? this is the VA panel I am using... the black is so great, I believe you can get it around 150USD
for IPS, maybe you can only get new 23' for this price...
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Sorry there more models available in the US.

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What about this one?

AMAZON- BenQ VA GW2750HM 27-Inch Screen LED-lit Monitor
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