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Thanks for the info guys, I only said HD because I was under the beleif that it was supperior technology.

Ok I do game, Supreme Comm. bf2 ya know the normals. So what monitors would you recommend? I am trying not to buy a small city block so of course the price matters.

Also I have read a few things on here saying that CRT's are the way to go for monitors... if so which one's are considered good/price wise? and What size would be best for my 8800GTS? thanks.
For the best suggestions, you really need to give a price limit.
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post #12 of 17
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Price limit.. Well I would like to keep it under 400$ if that is possible? I do not really care if it is widescreen, not sure if all games use it..? But something for around that much would be nice.. a little more and that is fine, but basically the more bang for $$ I can get, but not spending an arm and leg per say.

So, lets have the ideas!!!?
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post #13 of 17
you NEED WS.

It is a standard.

WS >>>>>>>>> 4:3

hence why I'm upgrading

for a price limit of $400, you have quite a bit of room.

I believe for that much, you can get two low quality 22" Acer off ebay, and run dual 1680x1050.

or I recommend a Samsung 226bw, HP w2207, or whatever is the good Dell, I believe something like E2228WFP... I dont know if that is their 8-bit monitor.

8 bit = true 16.7million colors
everything else is 6bit = fake 16.7 million colors via dithering.

enjoy!
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post #14 of 17
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Ok, does anyone else have suggestions concerning a gaming monitor or TV?? LCD or CRT? I'm looking at around 400-500$ limit. I am open to all suggestions. What would you recommend if you were getting it yourself, please help, need to choose soon.

Swamp_man I checked those one's out, nice ones, I'm keeping them in the collection of ideas, though I would like more to choose from. Any more ideas?
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I concur regarding the HP w2207.
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post #16 of 17
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Ok I have found these two monitors and can't decide which one to pick:

SAMSUNG 226BW Black 22" 2 ms (GTG)
or
SCEPTRE X22WG-1080p Black 22" 2ms(GTG)


Both have good reviews, but I have never heard of SCEPTRE but the monitors are almost identical. Any advice here?
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Need help deciding, any ideas?
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