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i say hp w2007 best monitor ive ever seen,and colors are richer than any ive seen before,this is one sexy beast ,best looking of all monitors,
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i say hp w2007 best monitor ive ever seen,and colors are richer than any ive seen before,this is one sexy beast ,best looking of all monitors,
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This is by far the best 22" out there ATM. I have one and it is a beast.

I know for a fact that its better then the Acer, Viewsonic (and couple others) as I have done side by side comparrisons before. This thing looks a lot better then the other brands as well. Never had a better screen, ever.

Also, if you're not getting it because of a slighly higher pricetag, I wouldn't be looking at 22" anyways. It has been argued over and over, and this is hands down the best 22" WS...especially if you get the S panel.

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Also, the Samsung 225bw looks like a sure win, but is the extra 60 dollars for a name brand monitor worth the money?
Yes yes yes yes, yes yes yes yes, YES

It's not just the brand name...it's just better. It will also last you a very long time.
    
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post #14 of 59
for dual monitors, same size is best.

get another 19"

or sell your 19" and get two 22"

just my opinion. i have two 19"CRT lol its nice, before i had 15" and 19" its weird trust me.
    
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well, the samsung 226bw is a good monitor so long as you get a "s" model, if you get the "C" monitor, you may as well save yourself 60 bucks and buy the CHIMEI brand monitor, they both use the exact same LCD screen.

amd_hardsoft, you do have a great point with running dual, right now I am running a 19" lcd vx922, and a 17" crt phillips 107p. The size difference and image quality can at somepoints make it very weird. I was hoping that having a 19" and 22" next to each other not be so weird, but the image quality may differ.

The thing that makes it so weird is the height difference of the screen size and actual height from the desk to the monitor.

A 19" and 22" WS both have very similar hight, so I think it will be ok.

Will be using dual ergotron lcd monitor arms....

I have researched the HP w2207, which based from every review I have read, looks to be even more promising than any other monitor, minus the price point, but you get what you pay for...

right now I mostly have my eyes set for the Acer x22 w/e with gloss that money recommended. The gloss of the Acer may make it beat up the ranks of Sammy and HP.

edit: rep+ all around to those who have helped with some smart posts
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So far the Acer with Gloss finish looks to be the best choice, especially with the $20 coupon code. How did you find out about the coupon code? I will most likely order the monitor once I have the funds .
I got it in an email, and I was about to buy the monitor for someone else's build anyway.
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Spend the extra (or not) money and get a Samsung 226BW:

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Spend the extra (or not) money and get a Samsung 226BW:

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thats a NICE desk. i wish mine was half as big. of course, i have 4x the stuff on it LOL...
    
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thats a NICE desk. i wish mine was half as big. of course, i have 4x the stuff on it LOL...
All my stuff is stacked *around* the desk.

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post #20 of 59
Definitely go with the Samsung 226BW. Amazing monitor.

You can get it for around $200 on buy.com after MIRs, google checkout, and signing up for their CC lol.
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