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I am wanting to buy a new monitor for my rig cos my 32" HD tv, for one only gives a resolution on 1366 x 768 and im playing high end games so want a better resolution and also its starting to hurt my eyes and giving me headaches lol, so i just guna leave it for tv & dvd purposes only lol.

i have about £200 - £275 to spend and want to get the best monitor to display crisp images in a high resolution. anything 19" + will be cool,

so if anyone knows any good deals, can you reply with some links and advice?? any stores in the uk would be cool also cus it costs too much to ship fro USA.

thanks again
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post #2 of 26
I have this monitor http://www.pricegrabber.com/p__ViewS...arch=+VG2021M+

It's a 20'' I know personaly it can handel 720P resolution. And I caught it for roughly $230.00 in USD.
post #3 of 26
I would say look into a widescreen Hanns G or Sceptre monitor. One that has 1680 x 1050 would be good for your uses. If you have the money for it, look at Samsung or Dell monitors, as they are the best out there. I love my Samsung to death (the 20.1" 204B) and my only wish is that it was a 24" Widescreen
    
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post #4 of 26
I have a 22" Viewsonic VG2230WM and I love it

1680 x 1050 (60 hz refresh) can do lower res with higher refresh rate
post #5 of 26
Ah yes, Viewsonics are really nice too.
    
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post #6 of 26
Yeah you'll hear a lot of suggestions. But, personaly I love Viewsonic as well. Maybe go with a wide screen model!
post #7 of 26
my Viewsonic is widescreen.

I also have a Hanns G 19" wide screen (the newegg $159 special) and it does a fantastic job as well!
post #8 of 26
this: http://www.pricerunner.co.uk/pl/25-8...Compare-Prices

if you have the money, then that is the one you want...
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post #9 of 26
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is this any good Guys? seems to have a good resolution and cool price?....

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...id=510&subcat=

and also is this compatable with a standard vga lead from pc to monitor??

i pretty new to this lol
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post #10 of 26
16 ms (very high response time most are 8 ms or less)

- One DVI-D Input
- One Analogue Input
- One S-Video Input
- One Composite Input

(so yes standard vga, plus DVI PLUS Svideo & composite like on vcr's)
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