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Well I am basically looking for a 22' or more Widescreen monitor that has the glossy front.

Any recommendations?
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post #2 of 17
I think the monitor most people would recommend is the Samsung 226BW. A ton of people have one and it really is a great monitor. If you don't feel like spending the money I would personally recommend the Acer Al2223. Although it isn't glossy, I found it to look nearly as good as the Samsung for much less.
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post #3 of 17
my dad has a HP monitor 22+ widescreen its very nice. Just make sure HP doesn't lie to you and sell you a monitor without DVI and only comes with HDMI and VGA...
all 3 are supposed to be there but never the less it looks good.
post #4 of 17
I would highly recommend you do NOT get a glossy screen. They pose more problems than they fix. My MacBook has a glossy screen and I can't stand it. The viewing angle is usually reduced on glossy screens and there's much more glare on glossy screens. The only thing glossy screens do better than matte is deeper blacks, but that's about it, and perhaps looking more "sexy".
 
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post #5 of 17
Even the good samsungs don't have gloosy screens. I just isn't neccesary for big screens, more for laptops because they can't have as strong of a backlight.
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post #6 of 17
Another thing, glossy screens show dust...and other particles.
post #7 of 17
Good luck finding a 22-foot monitor.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
Good luck finding a 22-foot monitor.
Heh...WANT.
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post #9 of 17
I have two monitors infront of me right now, an old 19inch wide with glossy film applied and a 22inch without gloss. To be honest I like the glossy one better, contrast feels better with it, viewing angle is practically unchanged, and when there's light shining on it, the gloss lets you still see the screen whereas the non-gloss one just becomes a big white blob.

Oh and gloss make it feels like CRT, which is sexy
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post #10 of 17
speaking of 22"ers, iewgen, how do you like that LG in your sig?
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