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I'm most likely going to get one as a graduation present from my parents. I'm looking for a nice 20" one that doesn't exceed $300. They'll be picking it up form memoryexpress so I'll need to pick one from there; any help would be great. Thanks.

http://www.memoryexpress.com/index.p..._menu=128&SID=
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http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=Acer

FTW!

-edit-

Crap, apparently I can't read...

OK, new FTW!!1!

http://www.memoryexpress.com/index.p...ctID=8410&SID=

Even better than the first one, actually...
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=Acer

FTW!

-edit-

Crap, apparently I can't read...

OK, new FTW!!1!

http://www.memoryexpress.com/index.p...ctID=8410&SID=

Even better than the first one, actually...
Thanks for the input.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
http://www.memoryexpress.com/index.p...ctID=8410&SID=

Even better than the first one, actually...
This one looks nice
post #5 of 15
I use a Samsung, and it really is the best monitor I've ever seen. Including my brother's Apple 23", all the Dells I use (though they aren't half bad) and my roommate's Sceptre 20.1" You would not be disappointed. My monitor (a 204-B) was actually a gift for graduation as well. Great minds think alike, apparently.
    
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I use a Samsung, and it really is the best monitor I've ever seen. Including my brother's Apple 23", all the Dells I use (though they aren't half bad) and my roommate's Sceptre 20.1" You would not be disappointed. My monitor (a 204-B) was actually a gift for graduation as well. Great minds think alike, apparently.
Thanks a bunch!

I look forward to watching Anime on it.
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post #7 of 15
I watch anime on mine Just make sure you get a media player that can give a decent picture at full screen. I use VLC and things get a bit pixelated when I go fullscreen, but I guess that's to be expected with more than double the original resolution of the DVD.
    
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post #8 of 15
http://www.memoryexpress.com/index.p...ctID=8658&SID=

I would go with that instead. Same brightness, resolution, contrast ratio, and 1 ms better respone time (not that it matters much), and it is 2 inches larger.

It however does not have any speakers built into it so if you don't have headphones or speakers of you own this may be a concern.
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post #9 of 15
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Do you think it'd be worth it if I could try and get this one?

http://www.memoryexpress.com/index.p...ctID=9995&SID=
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http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=320-5205
Why not 22inch for $300?
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