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post #1 of 17
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I feel that my 21" CRT is need for a swap with a nice Widescreen LCD.

I was looking at the Samsung 226BW

Or

LG

Looking at the specs the LG is better and cheaper

Anyways. What should i get?
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post #2 of 17
well you get what you pay for usually. the specs do look the same but who knows if the picture on the samsung is better enough to be worth the extra money?
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Yeh. I do like the Samsung
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post #4 of 17
You should look for the Asus 19" Widescreen on OCUK

Its like £115 and superb
    
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post #5 of 17
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Bigger is all I say
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post #6 of 17
Both are great monitors. I love the looks of the Samsung, the physical appearance. But the LG looks nice and is a little better monitor. Plus LG has a great 3 yr warranty. Samsung is 3 yr warranty as well, but Lg's is better.
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post #7 of 17
if you're looking for monitors, check out ubid.com. They have some decient monitors that you can get for pretty cheep. Note that shipping is usually in that 25-35 range, but it's usually cheaper than buying most other places.
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post #8 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jjk454ss View Post
Both are great monitors. I love the looks of the Samsung, the physical appearance. But the LG looks nice and is a little better monitor. Plus LG has a great 3 yr warranty. Samsung is 3 yr warranty as well, but Lg's is better.
Yeh. It's confusing. Do i go for the specs or the assumption that the higher price is better?
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post #9 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Fury View Post
Yeh. It's confusing. Do i go for the specs or the assumption that the higher price is better?
pay attention to resolution and refresh rate/time. other than that, just make sure it's in your budget and it's the size you want
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post #10 of 17
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Thanks.

Here are the specs:

Samsung: £260

Viewable Area: 22” Widescreen (1680x1050 Resolution)
- Interface: Analog / Digital
- Response Time: 2ms
- 16.7M Colours
- Contrast Ratio: 3000:1
- Viewing Angle (H/V): 160°/ 160°
- Brightness: 300cd/m2
- 3 Years On-Site Warranty with Samsung

LG: £211

Viewable Area: 22” Widescreen (1680x1050 Resolution)
- Interface: Analog / Digital
- Response Time: 2ms
- 16.7M Colours
- Contrast Ratio: 3000:1
- Viewing Angle (H/V): 170°/ 170°
- Brightness: 300cd/m2
- Supplied with DVI Cable
- 3 Years On-Site Warranty with LG
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