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These monitors are exactly the same, except the 226BW is 2 inches bigger. They both have the same resolution. The 226BW is $50 more expensive than the 206BW. Is it worth paying the extra $50 for 2 inches bigger but same resolution?
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post #2 of 32
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anyone?
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post #3 of 32
I have the 206BW as I didnt feel the extra ££$$ was worth it for 2" LOL. Im glad it did as the 206 is for me the perfect size and its the BEST buy ive made yet for my set-up.
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post #4 of 32
Bigger is almost always better. I would go with the 22 inch especially if you are planning on keeping the monitor for awhile.
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post #5 of 32
Im sorry but 2" is nothing. What difference will it make in the future????
Nothing at all!!!
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post #6 of 32
I just bought a 22 incher after using a 19 inch CRT. Wow, what a difference! If you plan on gaming or any kind of graphic work (photos, avatars, animations, etc.) I would definitely tell you to go with the 22; you won't regret it.
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post #7 of 32
the 22" without a doubt its like night and day between the 20 and the 22
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post #8 of 32
Sometimes you'll end up paying way too much for another inch or two, but this is fair enough. Go ahead with the bigger one.
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post #9 of 32
why not get the 216bw? its about the same price as the 206bw, and pretty much the same size as the 226bw. 206 price with 226 size. 2 in 1
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post #10 of 32
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Originally Posted by JumboShrimp View Post
why not get the 216bw? its about the same price as the 206bw, and pretty much the same size as the 226bw. 206 price with 226 size. 2 in 1
I just hear a lot of good things about the 226BW, is the 216BW good too?
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