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Guys Im going to purchase a 24" monitor and im trying to decide on these two.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001234
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009125

What do you guys think? Or can you suggest anything else. Thx a lot.
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post #2 of 23
Go for the Asus, since it have HDMI perfect when playing stuff from the PS3/Other Blue-ray players and Newegg spelled the 245B wrong by placing a BW instead of B
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I'd go with the Samsung, even though it's more expensive, but only $10 more with MIR. 5ms response time is plenty fast, it's brighter than the Acer, and Samsung simply makes great LCDs.

But I always recommend Gateway LCD's as well. My 24" Gateway has been great, although it's certainly more expensive.

I personally think having an HDMI on a computer LCD is pointless, since there are no built in speakers, you're still gonna need another cable for audio running out of your console.
Edited by ElMikeTheMike - 5/11/08 at 10:07am
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post #4 of 23
Do you need HDMI? If not, then go for the Samsung.
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post #5 of 23
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Do you need HDMI? If not, then go for the Samsung.
Dont need HDMI, although it would probably come in handy. The acer seems to have the same spec's the samusng does..only a bit cheaper. But I've never bought an Acer monitor, but I do know samsung is good quality.
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https://www.komplett.ie/k/ki.aspx?sku=334743 get this monitor, stay with 22" if you go 24" your gameplay wont be as good, youd need to do sli to get the full performance out of it
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https://www.komplett.ie/k/ki.aspx?sku=334743 get this monitor, stay with 22" if you go 24" your gameplay wont be as good, youd need to do sli to get the full performance out of it
What would be the advantage in buying this display when I have a 226bw already?
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ok, well first, its full HD, its hdmi and look at all the connectors on it, its even got a scart, the 700:1 contrast ratio on the samsung can be compared to a CR of 1500:1 on other brands, this monitor is just better than your 226bw
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Quote:
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ok, well first, its full HD, its hdmi and look at all the connectors on it, its even got a scart, the 700:1 contrast ratio on the samsung can be compared to a CR of 1500:1 on other brands, this monitor is just better than your 226bw
It's not full HD, it cannot do 1080P, lol. And the part about needing SLI to run a 24" is just plain BS. I'm running a 24" with an X1950Xt with no problems. I'm not even going to comment on where you get you contrast ratio information from. No reason in the world NOT to get a 24"! Get the Acer, it's just as good as the samsung but cheaper.
Edited by Urufu_Shinjiro - 5/12/08 at 8:45am
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post #10 of 23
If you're gonna go big, go REALLY big. Get this 28" for $100 more than the samsung... HannsG produces the best monitors around IMO.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...026&Tpk=hannsg
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