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post #11 of 23
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Originally Posted by Urufu_Shinjiro View Post
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.
Eh?

1920 * 1200 is BETTER than 1080p HD which is 1900 * 1080.

You sir must also play crappy looking games.
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post #12 of 23
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Eh?

1920 * 1200 is BETTER than 1080p HD which is 1900 * 1080.

You sir must also play crappy looking games.
Focus, the guy I quoted linked to a 22" with 1680x1050, NOT 1920x1200.
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post #13 of 23
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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
No mispelling there!!!.....I have that exact monitor. It is the 245bw. I did ALOT of research on monitors before buying and I have absolutely no complaints about it at all....games look great and 1920 X 1200 will run just fine with one card, although it can't be too old. My card runs Crysis on very high specs (with No AA) at that resoulution no problem. Go with the Sammy!!
 
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post #14 of 23
Get the samsung. The 245BW is one of the best monitors you can get currently.


As said you will most likely need SLI to get the benefits of 1920x1200. It really is alot more taxing than 1680x1050 (20"-22").
Edited by Murlocke - 5/12/08 at 9:07am
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post #15 of 23
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Focus, the guy I quoted linked to a 22" with 1680x1050, NOT 1920x1200.
Even then 1680 * 1050 is still a fair bit higher than 720p.... But not quite 1080p
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OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! just looked at the US version of the Samsung 245B/245BW manual and it states almost every possible way a stupid person could do. seriously do they need THAT many things to tell people that a monitor is a delicate thing?
The BW was a glossy version of the B
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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 are you smoking, he'll be fine with an 8800 gtx on a 24" widescreen, my friend runs on a 30" lcd on an 8800 gtx and still gets amazing fps in COD4 and Crysis
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236033 I'm getting this one, using hdmi for my 360 and the ps3 when I get one, DVI for my PC and the VGA for...well nothing
    
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If its for console related problems, I think getting a Westinghouse 24" is one of the better choices. It has HDMI, COMPONENT, and DVI so you can hook everything up. It has some more connectors, but I forget what they all were.
Granted, I'm using Samsung 245BW, and it really is a great monitor. Westinghouse, I had before, and it was beautiful as well.
I couldn't compared the two next to each other as I had some personal reasons to return the Westy, it looked great when I connected PS3 on it with HDMI
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Thread Starter 
Thanks for the help everyone, Im gonna order the samsung, I was seriously looking at the Acer, but on one of the newer reviews from newegg it seems the monitor isnt compatible with vista 64bit, It seems the desktop is 1920x1200 but in games/movies it goes to 1600x1200...weird. Thanks again, +reps.
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