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So I have my mind set on a 24" monitor. I wanna find the best one for my needs at the best price.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009152

This is one I had a in mind. I mostly play FPS's so I wanted a low ms (as right now I have 4ms, so 5 wouldn't really make a difference to me).

I also use my Xbox 360 with a VGA cable to my monitor. I want to play at 1920x1200 for my PC.

EDIT: Try keeping it under $310-320.
    
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In that price range, I'd take an ASUS over an Acer (I've used both brands).

If you can spend a few bucks more, get an LG or Samsung.
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post #3 of 8
Found this little gem at Overstock.com. I think you'll like the 2ms

http://www.overstock.com/Electronics...6/product.html

It's easilt over $320 everywhere else.

CNET's review:
http://reviews.cnet.com/lcd-monitors...?part=nytimes2
Benchmarkreviews glowing 8-page review (keep in mind they were reviewing it as a $340-$360 monitor, and they still said it was an amazing deal.)
http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...1&limitstart=0

I'm tempted to pick up this puppy myself....
Edited by Valicious - 12/13/08 at 2:39pm
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I mean whats the difference. I found a Asus 1920x1080. Is there a real difference, between that and 1920x1200.
    
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I mean whats the difference. I found a Asus 1920x1080. Is there a real difference, between that and 1920x1200.
It's just 16:10 vs 16:9. The 1920x1080 LCDs seem to be more for movies and media. They're always less expensive than their 1920x1200 counterparts. Personally, I'd spend the extra amount on the higher resolution.

Here's my desktop comparison. Things in 1080 look more stretched out.



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Do you have a Sam's Club near you (you also need a membership)? If you do, the best monitor I've seen there is a Samsung 2233SW for $198.47 before tax (1920x1080 resolution, perfect for the 360). My friend just got one last week and he's extremely satisfied with the picture quality, text clarity as well as gaming ability.
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Samsung displays = sex

although that Soyo 26" looks pretty decent.
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Just saw this on Newegg. It's slightly over your budget but it's more real estate at 1900x1200 at 28" for $350, free shipping.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254026
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