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post #21 of 51
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Originally Posted by J3r3my View Post
Do I have to make a poll on this?...
Well it's gonna be chock full of votes by people that don't know any better, ie, those that have never even seen a 24" monitor. I think either way (gateway or dell) you're going to quite pleased. I only chose the Gateway because it has better HDCP support.
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post #22 of 51
Go for it.

Gateway will lose the poll because people trust what's been out longer. However, I stand by the idea that when side by side, the Gateway will win souly on image quality; the extras like Faroudja DCDi are just icing on an already tasty cake.

I've, personally, gone and bought/ordered a lot of monitors and will continue to do so. My recommendations come from non-biased experience with these LCD panels. I'm looking for the best, and hold no loyalty toward any brand.

The second Dell drops a better screen, I'll dump my Gateways and upgrade.
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post #23 of 51
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Well alright I think Ill go with the Gateway...unless someone really objects.
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post #24 of 51
It's a REALLY hard decision based on recommendations. That's why I got into purchasing and finding out for myself. If you could ever get both side by side, you'd be able to tell by that alone.

Another deal-breaker on the DEll for me was, as Mike said, HD decoding. The 2407 YbPbR inputs have been improved? They can't touch the Gateway's YbPbR input and decoding and you can thank Faroudja for that. Google the name.

See the praise.
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post #25 of 51

Gateway?...Eww....
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What the Gateways have, DCDi by Faroudja.

http://www.av-outlet.com/en-us/dept_335.html
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post #27 of 51
What the Gateways have.. Problems. Said to be second only to the dell 24" Just get the samsung
http://monitors.pigster.net/index.ph...pd2485w&menu=3
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post #28 of 51
Please see the dates on those issues.

Pleaste see the current manufacturer serial.

I hate to have to repeat this: don't talk about something unless you know what you're talking about.

Any Gateway he buys brand-new RIGHT now will never see those issues, as they have been corrected.
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post #29 of 51
how my best buy had the same one sitting out for months... (They think somebodys paying 700 for it lolz)
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post #30 of 51
Dell 2407 is tops in at least 4 magazine reviews I've read. Dell free shipping + low price make it even better. I don't think you could go wrong with it.
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