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Originally Posted by TwIsTeDbOi View Post
Alright, I don't wanna get into a fight over currency exchange, but look it up. From 5 sources on Google with the search "Euro to dollar currency exchange" the exchange rate is around $1.3435-1.3452 to £1.
Euros and pounds are not the same thing. They use pounds in the UK and the exchange rate on them is about 2-1 with dollars. Euros are an entirely different currency. 1£ means 1 pound.
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Current exchange rates:

1 U.S. Dollar = 0.503905 British Pounds
1 U.S. Dollar = 0.743384 Euros
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post #23 of 50
Well then I'm retarded because I thought they were the same thing.

Anywho...
post #24 of 50
just got one this afternoon.
Already discovered this,,in the nVidia controll panel,,the nView panel in
particular,,,DO NOT MESS AROUND with the "select TV format"!!!!!

TRUST ME.

Had the dvi connector connected then messed with that setting then
BOOM,,nothing,,,just a error message on the screen.
Nothing worked.
Hooked up the VGA cable,,that worked.
For about an hour I experimented trying to get the thing to work with the
DVI cable again.
Finally as a last resort,,i Removed ALL nVidia software, Including and
especialy the the Drivers,,,
Reinstalled the nVidia drivers from a cd,,,and Finally got the Monitor to
work with the DVI cable again!
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When I use the DVI cable the icons and stuff on the desktop are really blurry, anyone have this problem?
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post #26 of 50
Sorry guys but this is a known issue with the Acer 22". I had the same problem, even when running at native resolutions. Everyone has either taken the monitor back or gone back to using VGA.

I couldn't figure it out, but it didn't matter to me because it didn't compare to the Dell or Gateway monitor.
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post #27 of 50
I am keeping it, it was $167 and I don't think we'll see a 22' that cheap for years to come. I can't tell the quality difference between VGA and DVI at all anyway.
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post #28 of 50
Don't you have a Samsung 226? You should be able to tell the difference with one eye closed.
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post #29 of 50
forgot to mention,,,All is well again with this monitor,,
got it set at 1680x1050,32bit color quality,60 hertz refresh,,all is clear.
Perfect. No flaws.

Video card used is evga fx6600gt on the rig it is hooked up to. DVI cable is in use.
Rig that it hooked up to is NOT OC'd in any way.
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nooo its sold out X)
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