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I've got a trade worked out with a gent at another forum.. e6600, ASUS P5N-e Sli, cheap mid-tower case & stock HSF for his 21" Gateway FPD2185W:

Review

This morning's OM sale paper lists a Sceptre 20" X20WG HD Widescreen LCD Monitor for $170 (by the way, there's a little deception there.. The model is a 5ms, but they list it as 2ms).

I know the Gateway is a far superior monitor, but $170..................

WHAT SHOULD I DO??????

+rep for an elaboration on why please ( I mean don't say Sceptre ftw ) Thanks for participating!
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no. you can get way better lcd with those parts dude.. sell what you got.. and then you can buy a 22" lcd maybe lol

21" lcd's are complete crap..


edit: after looking at specs i say HELL NO lol

thats like me saying here ill trade you $1 for $40 lol
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erm..no?
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no. you can get way better lcd with those parts dude.. sell what you got.. and then you can buy a 22" lcd maybe lol

21" lcd's are complete crap..

edit: after looking at specs i say HELL NO lol

thats like me saying here ill trade you $1 for $40 lol
Thanks a lot for the feedback.. Although you say " 21" LCDs are crap", i'll give you credit for saying my part of the trade is a little too much. ... Also, I don't have enough reps to sell here

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erm..no?
erm, care to elaborate?
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Thanks a lot for the feedback.. Although you say " 21" LCDs are crap", i'll give you credit for saying my part of the trade is a little too much. ... Also, I don't have enough reps to sell here



erm, care to elaborate?
Id sell those parts and get a new (and maybe better screen).

Do you game? Because if you buy a 20-22" lcd the native resolution is 1680x10650. So your hardware need to be powerful enought to play games at that resolution, and your current setup is not.

Sorry for the short answer.
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Id sell those parts and get a new (and maybe better screen).

Do you game? Because if you buy a 20-22" lcd the native resolution is 1680x10650. So your hardware need to be powerful enought to play games at that resolution, and your current setup is not.

Sorry for the short answer.
Ahh, take a look at the build that CD is doing for me.... Link is in my sig. 8800GT KO

+rep thank you!
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Yeah.. I would go with a 22 or even a 24" (for a higher resolution), since you got a kick-butt video card!
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