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I've been anxious to get a widescreen monitor for sometime now. Initially I was going to get a Dell, but after some more research and some recommendations from Audi, I went with the 24" Gateway. It is a saaaweet monitor.

Side touch-screen controls (ala ipod), tons of inputs, and just a gorgeous picture. I haven't played any games on it yet but I'm sure they'll look quite nice. Thanks to Audi for helping me make up my mind!

Here's a couple pics - Note I am the worlds worst photographer.



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Damn, that was FAST, Mike!!! Congrats and you have like sooo many monitors.

Install the EZtune software so you can get on-the-fly PIP action. xD
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I have the same moniter, except mine is 22"
    
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Originally Posted by Audi View Post
Damn, that was FAST, Mike!!! Congrats and you have like sooo many monitors.

Install the EZtune software so you can get on-the-fly PIP action. xD
I wanted to get it for the long weekend. I'm impulsive like that

Yea I dig the PiP options...I just need another source. I'm thinking I might get a TV card for this baby.
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Looks nice.
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I have the same moniter, except mine is 22"
22" is yum as well. Not as bright as the 24" but good. I have 24" and 22", about to upgrade to another 24".

Mike, where'd you buy it from? How much was it in-store at this point? I know the price-dropped from Gateway directly, wondering if that effected any in-store prices.
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But.........but........but.........but it says Gateway on it.

Nice monitor nonetheless.
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22" is yum as well. Not as bright as the 24" but good. I have 24" and 22", about to upgrade to another 24".

Mike, where'd you buy it from? How much was it in-store at this point? I know the price-dropped from Gateway directly, wondering if that effected any in-store prices.
Best Buy actually had it. Initially it was $100 more than on gateway.com but I smoozed them into matching the price.

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But.........but........but.........but it says Gateway on it.
lol I know. It could say Dell though....hah.
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post #9 of 17
My friend has the 22'' version. They're pretty nice.

Horrible place for the touch sensitive controls though. It's naturally where your hand goes to adjust the monitor. My friend accidentally put all his menu options in french. Had to get my mom to help him fix it.
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Yeah I know BestBuy has it... but omg you actually got them to match price!!!! Holy CRAP.

I sat here for an extra three or four days without mines thinking that BestBuy wouldn't pricematch. Good going, man. >=|
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