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post #11 of 17
The LG specs own the other one.

Go with LG
post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by Sideburns View Post
actually, it means that the brightest bright is 3000 times brighter than the darkest dark...
Really... I knew I shouldn't listen to best buy reps..

Go with the LG. Simply because viewing angles mean alot (to me atleast)
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post #13 of 17
Contrast ratio is the difference between the darkest black and lightest light. Higher is better. Find out if it is 3000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio or not. The Samsung has a 1000:1 contrast ratio with a 3000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio. Dynamic Contrast Ratio is a trick to help increase the darks and lights in some situations by adjusting the backlight brightness.

1000:1 and 3000:1 contrast ratio IS noticable.
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Contrast ratio is the difference between the darkest black and lightest light. Higher is better. Find out if it is 3000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio or not. The Samsung has a 1000:1 contrast ratio with a 3000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio. Dynamic Contrast Ratio is a trick to help increase the darks and lights in some situations by adjusting the backlight brightness.

1000:1 and 3000:1 contrast ratio IS noticable.
My head is spinning....where do see the "Dynamic Contrast Ratio"? Is that the "Contrast Ratio" on the CompUSA page? lol
    
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post #15 of 17
Go with the LG. Contrast ratios cannot be trusted, you just have to see a monitor for yourself. Don't EVER buy a monitor without previewing it with your *own* eyes.
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post #16 of 17
LG...
I would stay away from the Samsung in general because of this, and this...

But hey, if you can return the monitor for no restocking fee, try for it, the "S" panel Samsung 226bw is one of the top 3 monitors out there.

And the Samsung will be better than the LG if you get the "s" pannel.
The Samsung may still be better than the LG even with an "a" or "c" pannel...
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post #17 of 17
I know I'm going to get flamed for this, but I've never seen a Samsung monitor that I especially liked. Same goes for their TVs. Had a Samsung plasma, took it back the next day for the Hitachi.
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