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post #1 of 65
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It is finally time to upgrade from my 17in to dual 24inchers.
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There are some interesting reviews on newegg (i dont trust them). I will probably order tonight if I decided its worth it.

Anyone have any complaints with this monitor?
Edited by mortimersnerd - 6/16/08 at 4:45pm
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post #2 of 65
Have you thought about this one? - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001263

It's about the same price before the 245BW rebate though the new one has an HDMI port.
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post #3 of 65
Yes i have a complaint... it makes my current laptop screen look like crap! this thing is huge and takes up a lot of space. wait... these things arent really complaints, it comes with the territory. Im sure you will enjoy this monitor very much.
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post #4 of 65
I have the 245B and it's superb. but I would like to have the 245T.
both B/BW have one DVI and one VGA but 245T have RCA-RGB, VGA, DVI, HDMI and much more (USB also for those who need it).
But the 245B/BW is good enough for PC users with a TV for the console.
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post #5 of 65
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This is why I think im getting 2...
I know its refurbished but theres a 1 year warranty on it
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post #6 of 65
I just got my 245BW and I am drooling.

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post #7 of 65
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@Marin: have you used it in portrait yet? Could you send me a pic of it in portrait. Im interested in how it looks with that high of a res.

Edit: its going to be insane with 2 of them...
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post #8 of 65
its a sexy monitor you won't be dissappointed.
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post #9 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sonic View Post
Have you thought about this one? - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001263

It's about the same price before the 245BW rebate though the new one has an HDMI port.
I have this monitor, and I have been exceptionally pleased with it.

The only thing I'd voice complaints about would be the panel's touch-sensitive buttons for brightness/contrast/etc, as they are impossible to see in the dark since they have no backlighting, and since they're touch-sensitive, there aren't any buttons to tell you whether or not you're actually touching them.

Aside from that, no dead pixels, beautiful color and contrast. Having the HDMI connector will also be wonderful when I get around to connecting my Xbox 360 to it.
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post #10 of 65
its good, but get the newer version with hdmi, as someone else already stated above.
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