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post #11 of 17
Why not get this monitor?

It has a better dynamic contrast ratio, and eats less power. Fair enough, it is only 5ms compared to 2ms....but that doesn't make a difference anyway.

Samsung may build quality monitors, but most of them are over priced. You can get the same quality for a lot less.
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post #12 of 17
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Are you sure that monitor is a lot better or at least as good?
post #13 of 17
I've not actually used one but I know a few people who have them and they say its better than running wireless as they don't lose connection/get lag in games anymore. Big file transfers can be a bit slow but for gaming its all about no connection loss.
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post #14 of 17
LG and Samsung are probably about the same so if its got better specs then go for it (that is my opinion)
post #15 of 17
just check www.aria.co.uk as they have superspecials on all the time and some of your parts might be cheaper there
post #16 of 17
Depends what you are looking for. The signal input for that monitor is only VGA, depends whether you want DVI.

If you want DVI you won't want that monitor

There are a few quality 22" screens out there, £200 is the price range for 2 years ago. That is just my personal opinion though.

Here is an LG model with the same specs as the Samsung.

It is all personaly preference, whether you want a high contrast ratio and response time. Personally for me 5ms/1000:1 is good enough. But if you want 2ms/3000:1 and you are willing to spend the money, then the quality will shine through for you
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post #17 of 17
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Well I'm going to stick with the monitor I chose, as it seems to be very popular, has good reviews, and has been recommended to me by many people on this forum. I'm going to swap the Hi-Gain antenna dish with the Dynamode Homeplug however (thanks for the suggestion, +1 rep to you ).
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