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post #31 of 50
AGH! I just purchased this EXACT monitor from the egg for $250!!! *shoots foot* I hate it when I do that...


Nevertheless, its an excellent monitor, no dead or stuck pixels!
It's about time!
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Does anyone else have the blurry problem when using the DVI cable though?
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Me and my friend picked up 2 today for him and his bro.. Bad viewing angle. Colors arn't the best. (Comparing to my 244T which is $600 more)

Whenever trying to use 2 together the text was EXTREMELY blurry.
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post #34 of 50
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Me and my friend picked up 2 today for him and his bro.. Bad viewing angle. Colors arn't the best. (Comparing to my 244T which is $600 more)

Whenever trying to use 2 together the text was EXTREMELY blurry.
yeah when i try to use mine with my 226bw the text is so blurry.
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post #35 of 50
lol owned, you get what you paid.
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post #36 of 50
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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.
are you ------- deaf? he said pounds not euros

next time listen to ppl LOL...
    
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post #37 of 50
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Originally Posted by barrysgoods View Post
Does anyone else have the blurry problem when using the DVI cable though?
This happens to anyone using the Geforce 8 series cards it seems. Copied and pasted this solution from the Newegg reviews for this monitor:

1. NVIDIA Control Panel > Display > Manage custom timings.
2. Click both "Treat as HDTV" and "Allow modes not exposed by the display"
3. Click [Create...]
4. Under Custom display mode values: Horizontal desktop pixels: 1680 Vertical desktop lines: 1050 GDI Refresh rate: 60 Bits per pixel: 32 (don't have "Interlaced" checked)
5. Click [Advanced >>] (by the way this is where I didn't go when NVIDIA emailed me)
6. Under "Back-end parameters": Timing standard: DMT Desired refresh rate: 60 (the rest of the fields are grayed out)
7. Under "Front-end paramers" Scaling type: Display (none)
8. Click [Test]
9. Click [OK]

Hope this helps you all!

I bought this monitor as well and am absolutely in love with it! True, there may be some fundamental differences compared to more expensive 24"+ monitors, but for under $200 it is VERY hard to beat! The colors and viewing angles are great for my needs. Also, with the money saved, I was able to buy an Ergotron LCD stand for $30 from Staples which now allows me to make flexible adjustments similar to the more expensive monitors out there. Plus, I don't have to jump in on a new video card right away to power my games.

All in all, a phenomenal deal on an awesome monitor!
     
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post #38 of 50
I am by no means a fan of 22" monitors because of their huge pixel pitch, but this is indeed a very good deal!
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post #39 of 50
I think deal is no more....caz right now...dead link. I was planning to buy it, but it got sold out very fast....-.-
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
I am by no means a fan of 22" monitors because of their huge pixel pitch, but this is indeed a very good deal!
Could you go into a little more detail, just because of Pixel Pitch that make 22" not worthwhile?
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