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Hi there,

I know not everyone has a monitor this size, but what is the best.

HDMI preferable.

Thanks.
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*ding*

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254026
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Originally Posted by low strife View Post
That's got a pretty poor contrast ratio. I hear good things about this http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=222-7175
    
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Yeah the ultrasharp is really nice, shame about the price tag.
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Originally Posted by ace8uk View Post
That's got a pretty poor contrast ratio. I hear good things about this http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=222-7175
I hate Dell with a passion.

And from the reviews, that lack of contrast doesn't seem to be that bad.
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Originally Posted by low strife View Post
I hate Dell with a passion.

And from the reviews, that lack of contrast doesn't seem to be that bad.
Dell makes top notch monitors and your hatred of Dell shouldn't get in the way of this person's decision for a good monitor. I would recommend the Dell monitor as well, but since it is a tad on the expensive side how much are you willing to spend for a monitor.
    
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30" Samsung 305t from what I've heard.
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post #8 of 23
The Dell monitors are top of the line, not to mention their warenty is impeccable. I'd also note the 24"ers are a lot cheaper, the 30"ers are amazing and have a great resolution, but anything in between is generally overpriced and has a low pixel density (which may or may not be a bad thing depending on what you are doing with it.)

Personally, I'd rather (and have done) get two 24"ers than one 30"er.

But, if you can afford the 30"er and want to go with a single screen, I'd say go for it, they are amazing. The 26-27"ers, less so. I'd say go with a 24"er which is the same res.

So, in short, I'd say one or two Dell 2408WFPs would be your best bet, I love my 2407WFP, and the 08 model has HDMI which you wanted. Mine has been amazing for a while now, the monitor did break (the on-off button broke, the actual panel was fine) and they cross-shipped a new one out to me almost instantly, so I was back to working in no time. The stand is amazingly customizable (something you appreciate when you have it) and other nice features like the card reader and plethora of inputs make it a brilliant monitor.
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That Dell monitor looks the bees nees... I have a Dell monitor and its superb, they sure make great monitors
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HP 3065. I have one of these but its sitting in my room for over a month now it'll be a while before I can see how it looks because I still have to buy a graphics card

I read some reviews and here is one linky
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