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Today after seeing how my monitor looks (ACER 22inc 2 years old) next to my brothers 47 inc LG 1080p while gaming made me realize I need a new monitor and not really because the size, but the colors. My monitor just looks awful and can't really appreciate graphics.

I have a 250-280 budget. and I would like a 25+ monitor with at least 1080p resolution. The bigger the size the better.... HDMI would be good or LED even though for that price seems impossible

I preffer Amazon or tigerdirect since I live in CA and my budget includes taxes and shipping.

I put my eyes into these 2 so far...

Asus 25.5


viewsonic 27 but no hdmi (well my VCs dont have hdmi either)

also what is better lower ms or higher? I assume lower...
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Get a hp 2509m. It's a nice 25 inch monitor with great reviews and graphics and thats what i'm getting near christmas time.
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Originally Posted by Flesh_n_blood View Post
Get a hp 2509m. It's a nice 25 inch monitor with great reviews and graphics and thats what i'm getting near christmas time.
is it better than the Asus I linked which is 250 AR and has 3 years warranty?
I'm don't know much about monitors to be honest.
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is it better than the Asus I linked which is 250 AR and has 3 years warranty?
I'm don't know much about monitors to be honest.
I don't really know, I would go to a store and compare other monitors to each other.
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bump I'm trying to get one today before my bro changes his mind about lending me money
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