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Poll Results: Dell U2410 Or Acer 120hz

 
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    Dell U2410
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    Acer 120Hz
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post #1 of 40
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I'm looking for a new monitor 1920x1200. My buget is $450. I have have a few questions though. Does a 2ms response time make a difference from 5ms? There aern't very many 1920x1200 monitors, so does 1920x1080 make that big of a difference for gaming?
    
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post #2 of 40
Different games handle x1200 differently than x1080, it's too subjective. As for response time, below 8ms you won't notice. If you have that sort of budget you should be able to pick up a refurb'd Dell U2410, which for the price is the best you can get.
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post #3 of 40
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
As for response time, below 8ms you won't notice. If you have that sort of budget you should be able to pick up a refurb'd Dell U2410, which for the price is the best you can get.
100% agree.

As for how games handle 16:9 vs 16:10, most games render 16:10 less wide, same height.
    
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In terms of monitors, what will be refurbished?
    
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post #5 of 40
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Also, why is the dell so much better than a lot of the other 1920x1200 monitors? I also found a new dell U2410 for $483. Is that a good price?
    
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post #6 of 40
The u2410 is probably the best bang for buck ips monitor available. It's hard to consider a 500 dollar monitor a good price but it is well worth it for the quality.
     
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post #7 of 40
Look into the HP ZR24w. I think the U2410 is better, but the HP should be a bit cheaper.

http://www.flatpanelshd.com/review.p...&id=1272354232

Here is a review comparing the HP and Dell.
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post #8 of 40
Quote:
Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
The u2410 is probably the best bang for buck ips monitor available. It's hard to consider a 500 dollar monitor a good price but it is well worth it for the quality.
I'd actually say the HP ZR24W is the best bang for buck 1920*1200 IPS panel.
    
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post #9 of 40
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As for how games handle 16:9 vs 16:10, most games render 16:10 less wide, same height.
So, are 16:9 better than 16:10? The only games I play are crysis, BFBC2, and Flight Sim X.
    
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post #10 of 40
go for dell, better warranty too
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