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post #1 of 17
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Hey ive just bought a new system and i spent a bit more than i planned. This leaves me with a budget of about £0 for a monitor. What would be the cheapest i could get a 15" flatscreen monitor that has decent specs. Im in UK so i dont have access to lots of sites either
Thanks for any help!
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post #2 of 17
You have 0? What's the max you would be willing to spend?
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post #3 of 17
get a used 17' CRT, as long as it has good resolution and refresh rate thats all that matters with CRTs you could probably get one for like $10
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post #4 of 17
Hey isileth glad you came to this site hope its been helping you and been fun .Since i'm in the U.S. and your in the U.K I have no idea of what to recomend to you,although i'm sure that someone else who lives in the U.K. will help you
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post #5 of 17
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I may struggle to get a crt in the space i have. It would need to be a very thin monitor. I have room for about 8" going back. Basically i just want as cheap a monitor as i can get that still would play well so minimum ghosting etc. It obviousely wont be great but i do need a monitor.
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post #6 of 17
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Looking around i cant see any crt monitors that would fit in the space i have. I really need a flat monitor. 15" is the size i would like and the specs dont need to be great but i would like to avoid lots of ghosting if at all possible.

Yeah thanks for the linky anyways luna! Got some great help here already Great members and all my Q's have got answers in minutes its excellent!
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post #8 of 17
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hehe thanks luna
As far as i can see its not at all possible to fit a crt monitor in the given space. This means i need a flatscreen which will cost more
Basically i want the cheapest monitor i can find (UK only) but it still needs to have decent specs. I have just spent all my cash on a new computer and so dont want it wasted if the monitor keeps screwing up.
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post #9 of 17
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Any ideas?
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post #10 of 17
Argos catolouge m8, about £100 downwards.

www.ebuyer.co.uk
www.overclockers.co.uk
www.savastore.com
www.dabs.com

Hope them sites help ya
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