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Ok, its my birthday in 1 week and I have about £200 to spend on a monitor.

I was thinking this one

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/125099

but I know some have bad screens.

I would like:
Widescreen
DVI input
1680x1050 res (min)
Good response time
Black
Not really a shiny screen but nevermind if so
22" or maybe 24" but i think 22" is better with the res above.

Can anyone recommend me a good monitor?
    
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post #3 of 11
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/125099

VERY popular monitor on OCN. Lots of people use the 226BW and love them.

I think I am buying Samsung's new T220 this week. I don't know if you can find one of those in your area or not yet?

Dang, beat me to the punch lol.
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Ive heard to Samsung one has problems with light bleed.

Just google the Samsung 226BW Light Bleed
    
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Updated my post.
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Personally, I wouldn't go for anything less than 1920x1200 at this point. It's well worth the extra cash.
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Got it, love it, would buy it again!
    
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Light bleed issues?

As for 1920x1200...My gfx card will struggle with games at full res on max settings.
+ there are hardly any good monitors at 22" for £200 with that res
    
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Ok ive now seen the T220 and its looks pretty good. Would you pick that over the 226BW or the SM2232BW
    
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ACER x243w , Great monitor which when i got from pc world was approx. 210-220 after mate's discount.
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