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Hey By-Tor, I saw this review of the T220 monitor, link here:
http://reviews.cnet.com/lcd-monitors...-32976441.html

Oh by the way, nice looking rig ya got there .

I have been having my eye on this one now:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236036

Is is an Asus 22" 5000 contrast ratio with DVI, VGA, and HDMI input. The thing that surprised me was the HDMI cable which I can find VERY handy. Anyone personally have a ASUS monitor that they can back up on quality. Is Asus on monitors just as good as Samsung I wonder?
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Hey By-Tor, I saw this review of the T220 monitor, link here:
http://reviews.cnet.com/lcd-monitors...-32976441.html

Oh by the way, nice looking rig ya got there .

I have been having my eye on this one now:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236036

Is is an Asus 22" 5000 contrast ratio with DVI, VGA, and HDMI input. The thing that surprised me was the HDMI cable which I can find VERY handy. Anyone personally have a ASUS monitor that they can back up on quality. Is Asus on monitors just as good as Samsung I wonder?

No don't show me more monitors. I had my list down to those 2 and now 3. lolz... Those Asus ones do look sweet.. Thanks

I do know that I'll be buying whichever monitor I decide on from Circuit City. They sent those 10% off cards out and that helped my decide over Best Buy. I buy 99% of my gear online, but going local on a monitor. 1 dead pixel and its going back that day. No RMAing
Edited by By-Tor - 7/10/08 at 6:19pm
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Got the t220 a month ago on newegg, couldn't be happier.

The only downside is that you can't get another stand or wallmount for it :/
Edited by jongzor - 7/10/08 at 6:22pm
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post #14 of 22
I'd personally say go for the 24" if you plan on a "major upgrade" in the near future. The 24" of real estate (resolution wise) will be VERY nice when doing everyday tasks, but it'll take massive GPU to power it in games.

And I own 3 Acer panels, and out of those 3, ONE had ONE stuck pixel. And it was easily fixed by rubbing it. And like you said, if you're buying it locally, I wouldn't even worry about dead/stuck pixels anyway. Go for the bigger/nicer looking one.
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post #15 of 22
Go for the 24". The specs are good. While samsung makes amazing monitors, don't let the 20k number fool you. Dynamic contrast is a joke.
post #16 of 22
The more I look at that 24" Acer the more I feel sold on it. 24" sounds big to say, but standing in front of it in the store its damn huge... Guess I could get a pair and set them side by side...

My 3-3870's should run it good...
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Believe it or not my planned build is almost exactly the same as By-Tor's current build. Some may be different brands but it will consist of mostly the same. Except for the GPU's as I have my eye on the 4870.

So I am beginning to agree with By-Tor, I may get the Acer 24". Though one last thing...I have an Acer...and it is not as good as I was hoping for. I have an eye for picture quality, will this other Acer be a nice improvement over my current? (other than the higher resolution and more screen space that is).

In essence I am definitely looking for a very strong picture quality in the end.
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the first thing i thought was 90 bucks for two inches
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Believe it or not my planned build is almost exactly the same as By-Tor's current build. Some may be different brands but it will consist of mostly the same. Except for the GPU's as I have my eye on the 4870.

So I am beginning to agree with By-Tor, I may get the Acer 24". Though one last thing...I have an Acer...and it is not as good as I was hoping for. I have an eye for picture quality, will this other Acer be a nice improvement over my current? (other than the higher resolution and more screen space that is).

In essence I am definitely looking for a very strong picture quality in the end.


If you have a Circuit City near you go take a look at the 24" Acer. They have in displayed here.
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post #20 of 22
Of the two choices, I'd say go with the Acer 24"
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