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cheapest place to get a 226BW?

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read up on this monitor and i hear its the best. tigerdirect is the cheapest I could find..are there any places that have rebates/discounts on this monitor?
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I bought mine at CompUSA
    
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post #3 of 13
$299 is a great price at tiger direct..
I got mine at comp USA also and paid $349
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post #4 of 13
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its 350$ from there =\\

and how does the smaller and 5ms 216bw compare?

I believe its 319.99 at tiger. Is there a coupon that drops it down to 299.99?
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post #5 of 13
newegg or tiger probably.

if woot ever has that monitor up im going to buy a truckload.
post #6 of 13
Don't know if they are the cheapest ... but I got an "S" panel version at Circuit City, local to me here in houston ...
    
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post #7 of 13
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how do you know which version it is?
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by JumboShrimp View Post
how do you know which version it is?
Here's a very informative article which will tell you not only how to tell which version you have but also how to color correct the supposedly "less than" panels.

In short ... even if you don't get an S panel ... you can use a custom color profile to correct the color issues with the other panels.

Here's the link:

http://www.behardware.com/art/imprimer/667/

    
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post #9 of 13
Iv seen it on buy.com for around $200 after MIR, google checkout, and registering for their credit card.

They also had the 20" one which was like just over $100 after doing all that ^.
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post #10 of 13
I grabbed mine at Best Buy when it was $319.99 because I wanted to protect it with the "1 dead pixel" warranty for another $50. Anything happens at all to it within 3 years, I'll just take it back for a new one. No messing around with RMA's either.
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