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Heyo,

So I'm looking to get a new monitor for college, or at least I'm gonna try to get my mom to...

Basic requirements: Two DVI/VGA ports, and a large screen size (22"+). Its gonna mainly used for gaming, some classwork (any monitor will be good for that though), and watching TV through my HTPC that I'm gonna build...which is why I need two DVI/VGA ports.

Budget is a rather strict $300. Links are always nice

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post #2 of 4
Cant go wrong with the SAMSUNG 2253BW Black 22" 2ms(GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor with HDCP Support 300 cd/m2 DC 8000:1 -$300 shipped, $280 after MIR.

I don't know of any with Dual DVI-D in that price range.
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I guess I don't need dual DVI if I can find some way to swap the signal over without unplugging and replugging cords every time I wanna switch.

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Check out your local Best Buy. They're selling 22" Samsungs for cheap. As low as 147.99 in some areas!
    
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