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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
It's possible that they release the same screens under different names in different countries, but the only 2408WFP I've seen has eight inputs.

http://support.dell.com/support/edoc...n/UG/about.htm
Dell has made many changes to the 2407 line since it was first manufactured.
Some even came with S-IPS panels IIRC (i might be thinking of the 20")
Either way, the monitors change a lot during a production run, companies change panels, and connections all to often.

No matter I highly suggest anyone to get an MVA panel, they are far superior to TN when you look at them side by side. Ghosting is irrelevent now if you buy newer monitors, and the superior color quality is worth the extra premium IMO. And for the last time response times and contrast ratios are BS.

The westinghouse is a good example of a cheap MVA panel. (Cant comment on build quality never owned a WH monitor)
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Oh and thanks for letting me know they are on sale in BB, I might pick two of those up if they seem well built.
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post #33 of 39
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Thanks guys I have been ready the info you guys gave me. That Samsung looks good, I was also looking at this one too http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824002359 it has the same specs as the samsung and there the same price. NEC I thought was the best or im I wrong?

And there is know reason to fight guys. I do not know that much about lcds, yes I know I lost track of computers over the last 4 years. I spend my money and time on my cars now

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post #34 of 39
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Originally Posted by biftek View Post
Dell has made many changes to the 2407 line since it was first manufactured.
Some even came with S-IPS panels IIRC (i might be thinking of the 20")
Either way, the monitors change a lot during a production run, companies change panels, and connections all to often.

No matter I highly suggest anyone to get an MVA panel, they are far superior to TN when you look at them side by side. Ghosting is irrelevent now if you buy newer monitors, and the superior color quality is worth the extra premium IMO. And for the last time response times and contrast ratios are BS.

The westinghouse is a good example of a cheap MVA panel. (Cant comment on build quality never owned a WH monitor)
I think my X243W (TN) looks better than my 22w2 (MVA) panel. When I had the Dell 2407WFP-HC my roommate and I agreed that it looked better than the 22w2, however, the Dell had too much ghosting in games for me. Plus it was $700.
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post #35 of 39
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Thanks guys I have been ready the info you guys gave me. That Samsung looks good, I was also looking at this one too http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824002359 it has the same specs as the samsung and there the same price. NEC I thought was the best or im I wrong?

And there is know reason to fight guys. I do not know that much about lcds, yes I know I lost track of computers over the last 4 years. I spend my money and time on my cars now

Thanks guys

Actually, that looks like a good deal, NEC does make good monitors and they are usually a lot more expensive than that. I'm not sure what panel is in that but looking at the rated viewing angle it's not a TN.
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post #36 of 39
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Oh and thanks for letting me know they are on sale in BB, I might pick two of those up if they seem well built.
They WERE on sale, but they seem to go on sale periodically. I actually picked mine up at BB too, for ~$350.

The Westinghouse does have it's quirks. The power save as mentioned, and the menu buttons are on the side, and their layout is kinda goofy. It took a little getting used to. The picture seems great though once I finally got it adjusted where I like it. I can't really vouch for longevity, because I've only had it a month, but so far, so good.

I'd definitely go out and physically look at the monitors to comparison shop before pulling the trigger on one. I wouldn't have bought the Westy judging from its specs. online, but when I went to BB and saw it, I thought it looked better than a lot of the others, including the Samsung offerings, which were originally #1 on my purchase list.

Ultimately, it boils down to personal preference and how big your pocketbook is I suppose.

EDIT: Here's a site that can tell you the panel type of various brands of monitors along with specs. It says that NEC is a TN panel...

http://lcd24-7.info/Monitor/NEC/Accu...X/Default.aspx


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post #37 of 39
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
It's possible that they release the same screens under different names in different countries, but the only 2408WFP I've seen has eight inputs.

http://support.dell.com/support/edoc...n/UG/about.htm
http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=320-6095
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Yeah, the E248WFP, not the 2408WFP
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Pfft. How am I meant to notice such differences. Either way, still a great monitor.
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