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hi everyone, please recommend me a good monitor to help out my SLI config in my sig below. Dont really care much for hanns G or plano, but i love samsungs, and acer and viewsonic i have also heard pretty good things about. Preferably i would want 22''. Not sure when i am goin to make this upgrade, probably sometime in the next few months. Some that i was already looking at are below:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001268

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009094

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116060

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A rig like that deserves better than 22" 1680 x 1050 is a resolution that can easily be handled with a single 8800GTS 512MB.

Get at least 24".
    
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Well, with two SLI 8800GT you can handle a 1920x1200 which is the next size up, 24". For a monitors on this forum they swear by Samsung, but you may want to check out Hard Forums (http://www.hardforum.com/forumdisplay.php?f=78) as they give very good opinions and reviews of 24" monitors.

However, since you said you would like a 22" I will give you my opinion. At that size LG and Samsung are both very good manufactures. Also, since you are set up in SLI I would assume you do some gaming(I hope). And would then recommend that you look at the monitors with a lower response time. The difference between 2ms and 5ms some say they can notice some say they can't tell a difference, but anything above that on a TN panel would not be good for games.
Of the monitors you listed I would choose this one: The SAMSUNG 2253BW
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001268

You may also want to look at these other ones as well.
SAMSUNG T220 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001273
-This monitor just came out a month or two ago. I've not read much about it yet but you may be able to find some reviews on it.

LG L226WTY-BF
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824005097
-My brother owns an LG, although not this one, and I am very pleased with it(as is he). Again they are one of the better brands.

If you expand more on what you are looking for maybe others can suggest more monitors to look at. Good luck on the hunt.
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Thanks for the input guys. I also have another quick question. One of my friends was thinking about getting a 24-inch LCD TV instead of just the monitor, is there really any benefit or difference in doing that other than more connections on the back of the TV??? Is that a smart idea or no?
    
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The only benefit will be the extra connections, but the main disadvantage will be that a 24" LCD TV has a resolution of no more than 720p, or 1366 x 768 for PC usage. That's a major difference with even a 22" monitor which does 1680 x 1050 or a 24" monitor which does 1920 x 1200.

Thus, the LCD TV will NOT take any advantage of your SLI set up... if you get one, you might as well sell one of your cards.
    
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cool thanks for the info chozart. I figured it had to be something like that. Rep for u.
    
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post #7 of 7
you could always get something like a westinghouse 37" 1080P. You can pick one up online for around 600. That's only a couple hundred more than a 24" and it doubles as your tv, which is why I won't go 24", because i'll be tempted to go 37". At 1920 x 1080 resolution, should have plenty of room to work with, I just don't know how well that resolution is supported in games.
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