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I'm looking into buying a 24" monitor in about a month once I save up enough spending money. What would be the best buy that would lend the best performance? I'm going to be playing my Xbox 360 on it and it would be great if it also didn't have build it speakers since I have the Z-5500 Digital System. Is there anything new coming out that I should wait for that would fit my budget?
    
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I'm looking into buying a 24" monitor in about a month once I save up enough spending money. What would be the best buy that would lend the best performance? I'm going to be playing my Xbox 360 on it and it would be great if it also didn't have build it speakers since I have the Z-5500 Digital System. Is there anything new coming out that I should wait for that would fit my budget?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236033

Thats the one I would buy, and quite a few others have bought. 2ms and a name like ASUS.

Can't go wrong. Except it has built in speakers....

Then theres this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824113012

It has 3ms. But no built in speakers, pivoting stand...sleek design. And a modest name brand.
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The Anandtech display thread is quite partial to the Benq G2400 WD ($379, free shipping from buy.com). I'm going to be picking one up at the end of the summer. It has HDMI and DVI, and supposedly works quite nicely with the 360 (check this thread on [H]ard Forum).
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Oh sweet jesus screw my post get that benq. Thats an amazing monitor.
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spend the extra 40-50$ and get this monitor you will not regret it.
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I would get this one
Samsung 2493HM 24"

439$ great monitor Works super, best picture I have seen in years.
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This Acer is a fantastic deal. 24", 2ms response time, nice contrast, seems like a great monitor and only costs $390. I'm ordering one for myself next week
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I'm eyeballing this Acer 24".. Circuit City has it on sale for $349. May want to check your local store (if you have one).

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009125
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post #9 of 14
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001234
after rebate 399.00 but the best monitor I have found and there RMA policy rocks.
After about a year the backlight started flashing and when I rma'd it they sent the new one to my nearest UPS store and all I had to do was take it in and swap it there all at 0.00 to me.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112011

4000:1 STATIC contrast
2ms Response.
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