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Thats a great way to show how high quality his monitor is
Yeah - cuz upscaled and resized digital pics displayed on your monitor is a great guide
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The man's eyes are worth millions. Hope I'm worth .00001 percent of that when I start directing, finally. =\\

And, to be honest, most people won't know the difference, anyway. Working with hi-def affords you SIGHT BEYOND SIGHT.

You basically become a Thundercat after a while.

Gnome -- You do realize a screencap on someone elses monitor doesn't look the same, right? The closest you can show to accurate is what s1rrah did... snapshot.
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post #13 of 36
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Should of just taken screen shots. Yeah that monitor is very nice, but I think the 216 is a better deal because its 21.6" and like $60 cheaper all the same specs except the .4" size difference.
No, the 226BW is the only one with a 2ms response time. Not to mention that the glossy finish looks freakin' awesome!

I just ordered one of these myself, but it hasn't gotten here yet. Until now I didn't realize how big 22" was! The small newegg pics don't do it justice at all! I'm gonna love this!!
    
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post #14 of 36
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No, the 226BW is the only one with a 2ms response time. Not to mention that the glossy finish looks freakin' awesome!

I just ordered one of these myself, but it hasn't gotten here yet. Until now I didn't realize how big 22" was! The small newegg pics don't do it justice at all! I'm gonna love this!!
Not to mention you can't pick up the difference between 2ms and 6ms @ 22" anyway.

The difference in the two screens are visible, but it ain't because of 2ms response time. 226BW revisions were a viable improvement over the formers, which is why it's sought after.
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post #15 of 36
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No, the 226BW is the only one with a 2ms response time. Not to mention that the glossy finish looks freakin' awesome!

I just ordered one of these myself, but it hasn't gotten here yet. Until now I didn't realize how big 22" was! The small newegg pics don't do it justice at all! I'm gonna love this!!
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Bleh, my sceptre owns that monitor because it has an HDMI input and fully renders 1080p. It makes it soooo easy to switch back and forth between my computer and PS3.

really, samsung and sceptre use the same tft LCD.
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this monitor is on top of my list right now . i can't wait until i have an extra $350 to blow on another toy i don't need.

regarding Munich, i thought the guys were a bunch of sissies. i doubt they did that much soul searching in real life.
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Bleh, my sceptre owns that monitor because it has an HDMI input and fully renders 1080p. It makes it soooo easy to switch back and forth between my computer and PS3.

really, samsung and sceptre use the same tft LCD.
So your sceptre does 1920x1080 right? Which means it's native rez is 1920x1200?

Because if it isn't, you ain't doin 1080p. You've been duped.

Same LCD manufactured by Samsung, totally different internal processing.
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If anyone else ever finds themselves watching a DVD on their 22" LCD in a completely dark room, and if you happen to have a decent camera at hand, take some shots and post as a reply to this thread; would like to compare color saturation and backlight differences.

Hard to get a completely accurate portrayal, but I think using a digital camera, set to auto is better than, say taking screen caps as another has suggested.
    
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I've recently bought the CW which has better color and gamut. But the BW is indeed still a good monitor, congrats.
    
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