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I'd like some reviews from owners or people who have used these monitors.
Owners of these brand names are also valid.

So lets begin with Dell U2311h vs Dell 2209wa. Anyone can tell me what DisplayPort is? Can hdmi plug into DisplayPort? Also if anyone has owned/used both of these let me know which is best. My store sells them for the same price.

Now onto an LG. I have read LG actually makes the screen for the 2209wa so lets compare LG w2220P vs Dell 2209wa.

Onto the last two. These are TN film, but these are not bad. Lets compare Samsung B2440L vs EIZO ev2303wh. From what I've heard and seen the EIZO brand is always good and easy on the eyes. However the motion sensitive device sounds like a gimmick and not so practical. What are you opinions have you used either? Can this EIZO beat an IPS?
post #2 of 23
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Anyone can tell me what DisplayPort is?
I can help with this little part.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayPort

its basically a HDMI connector thats just different enough to legally not be and therefore get around the fee needed to include HDMI.

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DisplayPort is currently royalty free, while the HDMI royalty is 4 cents per device and has an annual fee of $10,000 for high volume manufacturers.
As far as i know Display port and HDMI do not play nice together.
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I can help with this little part.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayPort

its basically a HDMI connector thats just different enough to legally not be and therefore get around the fee needed to include HDMI.



As far as i know Display port and HDMI do not play nice together.
wow. They are willing to save a few cents to use a less common port? I only have hdmi for what I'll be using. I do have hdmi to dvi, but DisplayPort is something I haven't heard of and it's not very common on video cards. Possibly it's on dvd players? Makes me a little put off from the U2311h with this new information. Thanks.
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wow. They are willing to save a few cents to use a less common port? I only have hdmi for what I'll be using. I do have hdmi to dvi, but DisplayPort is something I haven't heard of and it's not very common on video cards. Possibly it's on dvd players? Makes me a little put off from the U2311h with this new information. Thanks.
DisplayPort is found on video cards.... Most HD5xxx have them now.

DisplayPort is better than HDMI since it is packet based and is more flexible.
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DisplayPort is found on video cards.... Most HD5xxx have them now.

DisplayPort is better than HDMI since it is packet based and is more flexible.
hey, you're right. I just looked up some new graphics cards and yes they do have hdmi and DisplayPort.

Do you think this will replace HDMI since you say it's better?
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Do you think this will replace HDMI since you say it's better?
Too early to tell.
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hey, you're right. I just looked up some new graphics cards and yes they do have hdmi and DisplayPort.

Do you think this will replace HDMI since you say it's better?
IMO

on gamer cards - likely

on cards made for HTPC - UNlikely
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Here is a review on the dell u2311h:
http://www.flatpanelshd.com/review.p...&id=1275291737
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I never saw the Big thing with HDMI (Audio + video) as its got more going through it than just a standard Audio (Spdif) or Video (DVI) cable to me that would put more interferance in the line,
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I never saw the Big thing with HDMI (Audio + video) as its got more going through it than just a standard Audio (Spdif) or Video (DVI) cable to me that would put more interferance in the line,
It is digital.... if there was even 1% inteference, you would notice it.


Also, when engineers write specs... they do account for this.
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