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post #11 of 32
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2493HM - Has a bigger contrast ratio, its slightly a little larger, and it weighs less(+ if you LAN) and it has HDMI.

IMHO I would buy the 2493HM.
Contrast ratio is the same.

Both are 1000:1. (look in the specs)
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post #12 of 32
i'd say, since they roughly have the same specs, go for the cheaper one.
but thats just what i would do
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post #13 of 32
Well the 245BW, the one I have right now, I actually have a HDMI cable from PS3 connected to it, and it works just fine. All I put was a DVI to HDMI adapter, then used the HDMI cable to connect between the adapter and the PS3.
I use VGA for my PC, but thats a sacrifice I made to have PS3 display on my monitor, since I don't have a HDTV
Basically, I think going with the cheaper one would make sense to me.
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post #14 of 32
what about the samsung T series screens. The T220 was just released and it got some rather disappointing reviews. Does anyone think the larger versions could be better?
post #15 of 32
wait for the T240
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post #16 of 32
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Already bought a 245BW.
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post #17 of 32
245BW loving mine....getting a 2nd one at some point.
 
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post #18 of 32
The 245BW looked gorgeous when I saw it at Circuit City a month back. A little out of my price range, but very nice. Go with that one.

Personally I think any monitor >22" with a native res of 1900x1200 is more of a nuisance than anything else when it comes time to play some games *cough* Crysis *cough* at your native res without having to scale down to max the game out and have it look like crap.
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post #19 of 32
go for the BW, although the HP montiors are much nicer than samsung's..... http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1196470439175 it's basically the same thing except price and better contrast, etc. if i had money right now i would go get one.....
post #20 of 32
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why? whats wrong with the 206BW? its a great monitor? anyways...the 2493, it has hdmi and is newer...why not get it?
I'm with you sgdude...the 2493 is the only choice for several reasons...

1-Hdmi...it's better...just like dvi is better than vga

2- $70 more now with free shipping means that you'll save $20 shipping cost of the old 24''(old)...plus you still have to pay $30 until you get the manufacturers refund...back in your pocket.

3-most important of all when your ready to get a second , third or more lcd you likely won't see the dvi/vga models around anymore...as they will all be replaced by hdmis'

Then there's the resale value...everyones going to want the hdmi...over the dvis'....it's just a better investment.
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