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Acer AL2416WD 24" or Samsung 226BW 22"?

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I was wondering what you guys think of the Acer 24" AL2416WD Monitor? Is it worth the extra cash to get the smaller pixel pitch or whatever and the extra 2 inches? Just curious, let me know what you think.
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I think the Acer will look better, with the higher resolution and smaller pitch, but its hard to say no to that Samsung for under 300!
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post #3 of 17
The Samsung 226BW costs around $300 while the Acer AL2416WD is around $500. For $200 difference, you get a 15% increase viewable area and about a 10% bump in pixel pitch. The choice is yours.

Do you know if the Acer 24" uses 8-bit color or not? I know the Samsung only has 6-bit color.
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I could get the Acer for $474.25 would you get it the over the Samsung which i can get for $272 after rebate?
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post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by barrysgoods View Post
I could get the Acer for $474.25 would you get it the over the Samsung which i can get for $272 after rebate?
Personally, no. The $200 difference is not worth it for me. The choice is yours though. I have mentioned the benefits above.
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Yeah I don't think going up to a 24" really benefits me in any way. Now the question is Sasmsung226bw for $272 or Acer al332w 22" for $167?
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post #7 of 17
don't get that Acer 22", the Xerox XM3-wB 22" has better specs and is the same price (in the UK at least).

i hate living in the UK. The 22" Acer is £187.49 here, which is $378.98
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don't get that Acer 22", the Xerox XM3-wB 22" has better specs and is the same price (in the UK at least).

i hate living in the UK. The 22" Acer is £187.49 here, which is $378.98
...The question is about an Acer 24" vs Samsung 22".
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post #9 of 17
Well, the 24" would be able to run at 1080p, right? If you plan on a PS3 or 360, I would say get that one. However, Samsung monitors are amazing, so I would pick that one just for PC use.
    
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post #10 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
...The question is about an Acer 24" vs Samsung 22".
The thread starter asked if he should get the Acer 22" or Samsung a few posts down.

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Originally Posted by barrysgoods View Post
Yeah I don't think going up to a 24" really benefits me in any way. Now the question is Sasmsung226bw for $272 or Acer al332w 22" for $167?
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