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Basically I am updating from a 19 in widescreen lcd, and am looking for something uner 32 '' for under 400 $. Monitor will be almost exclusively for high end gaming. I need something that will be bigger, but within my 400$ price tag.
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post #2 of 7
Samsung 226BW. Without a doubt. Or wait for the Samsung 226CW that's around the corner, guaranteed to be a Samsung genuine panel, unlike quite a few of the 226BW's.
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post #3 of 7
That's pretty tough, I would recomend no larger than a 22" or 24", but in your budget you will get better performance from a 22" lcd like a Samsung. I hooked up a budget 32" Konka lcd $599.95, and it was way to big on my desk, I am now using a 22" and it seems just right.
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post #4 of 7
For under $400 go for a nice 22" widescreen. I have a Samsung 226BW and love it. Viewsonic and LG are nice too.
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Thread Starter 
What about something bigger than a 22 in? Or is 22 just the way to go? I dont know too much about monitors...
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post #6 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by cometman View Post
What about something bigger than a 22 in?
If you are staying under $400.00 you will be sacraficing quality, contrast ratio, and res.. time, which is important for high end games. even an 8800gts can have problems running high res on a 22" lcd, so I have heard.
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post #7 of 7
I would go with the HP w2207.

All the hp fans will tell you the hp is better and all the Samsung fans will tell you the Samsung is better. You just have to see and decide with your own eyes.
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