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post #11 of 20
I got the 2253BW which is exactly the same monitor without the red glaze and a different besel for 30$ cheaper, but I did order the T220, it's just that newegg sent me the wrong one. But this monitor freaking rules anyway. I am actually happy I saved the 30$ because really all you're paying for is paint.
post #12 of 20
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Yeah, I paid $30 more for the T220 than the 2253bw but I don't care. I love the look. It was worth it IMO. Best monitor I have owned. BTW, I read negative reviews on it and I don't care what they say. Try it out yourself, it didn't look that well at Best Buy, but they were using VGA and bad video. It looks great on DVI. The stand is kind of wobbly but I don't bump into my desk that much.
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post #13 of 20
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I got the 2253BW which is exactly the same monitor without the red glaze and a different besel for 30$ cheaper, but I did order the T220, it's just that newegg sent me the wrong one. But this monitor freaking rules anyway. I am actually happy I saved the 30$ because really all you're paying for is paint.
Except that it's not. The 2253BW has a much lower dynamic contrast ratio (8000:1 vs. 20000:1).
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post #14 of 20
Its the exact same panel. They only tweaked their little bios dynamic contrast ratio. It is just fluff and marketing. Look it up.

But yeah I love this monitor as well. You're right about the DVI connection, it looks amazing.
post #15 of 20
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Its the exact same panel. They only tweaked their little bios dynamic contrast ratio. It is just fluff and marketing. Look it up.

But yeah I love this monitor as well. You're right about the DVI connection, it looks amazing.
You said they were the exact same. They are not. And even though dynamic contrast is not as useful as static contrast in determining a monitor's quality, more than double the dynamic contrast ratio can result in a noticeably better picture in situations where it is used. You may not think it's worth $30, but that doesn't change the fact that the monitors are not the same.
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post #16 of 20
I was just reading a review that called the performance pretty average. Shame.
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post #17 of 20
Average? Not really. More like amazing.
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Average? Not really. More like amazing.
'Cause you're not biased...
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post #19 of 20
Are you serious or not? I can't really tell.
post #20 of 20
hhaha...average performance...just cause some Monitor inspector sees some backlight in black night, and it doesn`t fit his critisizeing eyes, doesn`t mean the monitor is average lol...
I mean, look at us, walking people, I`ve used my crt for 6-7 years...
    
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