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I wanted to know if anyone has used a Cibox C2201 (22") widescreen before?
The few reviews I've read seem to show it's good and a reputable source claims the screens are LG panels (assembled by Foxconn)

At the moment these seem good value and much more in my pocket's region.
I'd appreciate it if anyone can comment on these.
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A mate of mine has one. Not too sure on the black button thing on the front right but the picture is pretty good. OSD is a bit limited but for the price its very good.
If you dont mind me asking, whats your budget??
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If you dont mind me asking, whats your budget??
Thanks for the info.

My budget is £0 really.

I have a 17" Diamondtron (CRT) and a 17" Lucoms (TFT). As much as I love my CRT it does take up a lot of deskspace and I'd like to also get a large screen for movies and some gaming (that can handle it at those res)

I was thinking of waiting for a price drop but this seems reasonable, £150 (in UK) and as you probably know most retailers sell this without the DVI for £160+, other 22" TFTs cost around £170+ and the good ones Samsung and LGs are over £200.
those in the US of A probably have it cheaper than us
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do you have a link to it?
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Originally Posted by mithrandir View Post
Thanks for the info.

My budget is £0 really.

I have a 17" Diamondtron (CRT) and a 17" Lucoms (TFT). As much as I love my CRT it does take up a lot of deskspace and I'd like to also get a large screen for movies and some gaming (that can handle it at those res)

I was thinking of waiting for a price drop but this seems reasonable, £150 (in UK) and as you probably know most retailers sell this without the DVI for £160+, other 22" TFTs cost around £170+ and the good ones Samsung and LGs are over £200.
those in the US of A probably have it cheaper than us

I like you budget, its very much like mine!!

I was after a 22" just for the resolution so I eneded up getting a Samsung 206BW from Overclockers. Ok its 20" but my word its a FANTASTIC monitor. MUCH better than the cheaper rivals plus its got the 1680x1050 res. I think it may still be on offer.
Yeah the US do get stuff alot cheaper than us.
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I like you budget, its very much like mine!!

I was after a 22" just for the resolution so I eneded up getting a Samsung 206BW from Overclockers. Ok its 20" but my word its a FANTASTIC monitor. MUCH better than the ceaper rivals. I think it may still be on offer.
Yeah the US do get stuff alot cheaper than us.
But iampoors budget usually owns that in lowness

Are there any DisplayMate tests on it or anything like that?
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do you have a link to it?
In the US - Newegg

In the UK - Scan
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On the 206?
Maybe we should start a LOW BUDGET build thread. How to build a quality pc on a TIGHT Budget!!
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It doesnt have the buttons on the front????

Sorry it was the 19" hes got!
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Quote:
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On the 206?
Maybe we should start a LOW BUDGET build thread. How to build a quality pc on a TIGHT Budget!!
already done
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