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Hi there.
Im currently going through my 32" HDTV but looking at a friends monitor the display is just so much better and crisper, more vibrant.

I havnt got a lot of money to spend, but with SLi GTX I want a monitor capable of 1900x1200 in order to max out the usage of my Graphics Cards.

If anyone can suggest a cheaper but still reasonably good 24" monitor that would be great.

Cheers.
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http://www.clubit.com/product_detail...temno=A4600582
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Acer, any of the Acer 24" monitors a great and the quality of the screen is always well above others in the same price range.
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Yeah I was looking at an Acer earlier on, looks really nice.
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Hanns G has a 28" with 1900 x1200 and its $500-550 depending on where you buy it. I would recomend Costco because it has an easy return policy but Newegg and others have it at varying price ranges. Alot of good reviews, researched for 4 months before buying. For the price you can't beat it and the picture is great! I have been using mine about amonth now. You can go to a 24" and get really great names and possibly a better picture but nothing the naked eye would see. I play Crysis at max settings and it goes smooth with the 2-GTX's

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Originally Posted by Willis1458 View Post
Not really, gaming monitors usually have good contrast ratios (2000:1) and i would look out for DVI as VGA is rather dated now, my personal preference are Samsung Monitors, they are relatively cheap and offer good quality, Acer are good but when i compare my dads Acer 20" to my Samsung 19" where i have the higher contrast ratio and response time, mine just looks so much better, so things to look out for in monitors:

DVI connection
High Response time (>5ms)
High Contrast Ratio's (1000:1 at least)
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post #8 of 9
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If I sell this TV then I wont have a problem buying a higher end 24" monitor, but if I dont then im stuck
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post #9 of 9
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Originally Posted by Mchalin View Post
Hanns G has a 28" with 1900 x1200 and its $500-550 depending on where you buy it. I would recomend Costco because it has an easy return policy but Newegg and others have it at varying price ranges. Alot of good reviews, researched for 4 months before buying. For the price you can't beat it and the picture is great! I have been using mine about amonth now. You can go to a 24" and get really great names and possibly a better picture but nothing the naked eye would see. I play Crysis at max settings and it goes smooth with the 2-GTX's

Good Luck
i also have this monitor, its awsome! i got mine at best buy.http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1188561324689

edit: when i got it, it was on sale for $545.99
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