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how my best buy had the same one sitting out for months... (They think somebodys paying 700 for it lolz)
Dude stop posting in this thread you're not helping anyone.
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post #32 of 51
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how much are you wanting to spend? I just bought this Gateway yesterday:

http://www.overclock.net/monitors-di...y-lcd-ftw.html
lol i knew Elmike would be in here talking about that already.


Gateway, LG, and Samsung probably your best choices for quality.
post #33 of 51
Dell's a great screen. Good thing for Dell they also have a great name. Bad thing for the public that the Gateway ain't gettin' reviewed enough to bring it's great quality to the fore.

Either way, best way to tell is to have both in your hands and in your face.

Lol. I had someone tell me the Dell was better than Eizio monitors. ROFL. That's how much you can trust people who've never used one.
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post #34 of 51
to kind of put things in perspective here, rather than spending $600 on a single 24", you could always buy 2 22" monitors for the same price... get a lot more real estate. personal preference, of course, but it's worth a thought.
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post #35 of 51
Samsung 244t has some serious input lag.

Check my rig, saying this from experience

I wish I went with the dell.

Your video card cannot handle a 1920x1200 resolution monitor BTW. It takes 2x 8800GTX to run it smoothly for me with max graphics. 1 8800GTX has some frame issues.
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One thing I would mention is that you NEED a better video card to push a 24" monitor of any brand. That 9600XT won't cut it in the long run.
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to kind of put things in perspective here, rather than spending $600 on a single 24", you could always buy 2 22" monitors for the same price... get a lot more real estate. personal preference, of course, but it's worth a thought.
I'll agree with that.

Most video cards support dual screens now so it's not necessarily bad to go the double 22'' screen route. You'll have more screen area for the same price.

I personally wouldn't get the 24'' unless I was just sleeping on a bed of $100 dollar bills or had only space for one 24'' and not two 22'' screens.
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At the 2 x 22" point you sacrifice quality especially if you're trying to stay below 600.00 for the both of 'em. Brightness is the first thing that comes to mind, unless you're buying Apple which is pretty consistant throughout the size spectrum.

Right now, I'm actually becoming annoyed with my 22" Gateway. Having to look between the 24" and 22", I see an obvious difference in brightness that's a benefit, so I'm about to ditch the 22" for a 24".

Then again, you probably wouldn't notice if you had 2 x 22" instead.
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I'll agree with that.

Most video cards support dual screens now so it's not necessarily bad to go the double 22'' screen route. You'll have more screen area for the same price.

I personally wouldn't get the 24'' unless I was just sleeping on a bed of $100 dollar bills or had only space for one 24'' and not two 22'' screens.
Ya, 22"ers are the best price point right now, but 24"'s will come down sub $400 pretty soon I bet. It's the natural cycle of things. I've got a 22" now, but I wouldn't upgrade to anything less than 30"'s after this.
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Samsung 244t has some serious input lag.

Check my rig, saying this from experience

I wish I went with the dell.

Your video card cannot handle a 1920x1200 resolution monitor BTW. It takes 2x 8800GTX to run it smoothly for me with max graphics. 1 8800GTX has some frame issues.
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One thing I would mention is that you NEED a better video card to push a 24" monitor of any brand. That 9600XT won't cut it in the long run.
lmao Im getting an 8800GTX...Just gotta sell off my old rig to help pay for the monitor.
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