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What monitor should I buy for gaming from Best Buy? (have to purchase at BB)

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http://www.bestbuy.com/site/HP+-+25%22+LED+HD+Monitor/1791143.p?id=1218291944678&skuId=1791143

OR

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Asus+-+24%22+Widescreen+Flat-Panel+TFT-LCD+Monitor+-+Black/9704656.p?id=1218154377047&skuId=9704656

OR

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/HP+-+24%22+LCD+Monitor+-+Black/9731623.p?id=1218162690493&skuId=9731623

P.S. - I have to buy a monitor from Best Buy
    
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The Samsung P2450H is a popular choice and is decent value for money:

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Samsung+-+24%22+Widescreen+LCD+Monitor+-+Rose-black/1117291.p?id=1218222412179&skuId=1117291

Or if you're a particularly hardcore gamer, you may want to look at the 120Hz Acer GD235HZ:

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Acer+-+23.6%22+3D+Widescreen+Flat-Panel+TFT-LCD+Monitor/9907281.p?id=1218193383364&skuId=9907281
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Originally Posted by wick001;11999610 
What about this LED HP? http://www.bestbuy.com/site/HP+-+25%22+LED+HD+Monitor/1791143.p?id=1218291944678&skuId=1791143

LED isn't really worth the price. For $70 more, you can get the Acer 120hz monitor.
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No idea about that particular HP model I'm afraid, but as Droogie says, don't get caught up into thinking LED = better. Currently I'd say there's no real massive benefit of having a LED monitor (aside from perhaps power saving), particularly image quality wise, the type of panel the monitor uses will dictate this.
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I want at least a 24", BB doesn't have many options.
    
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Originally Posted by wick001;11999790 
I want at least a 24", BB doesn't have many options.

That Acer is nice. Just curious, why BB?
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post #9 of 21
if i were u rather save the bb card on something else and buy monitor somewhere else bb options are very limited and u might regret buying from bb. there are great monitors out there at those price range bb can rip u off most often times
on second thought if u really want to buy from bb get this if they sell it:
http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/samsung-samsung-23-led-monitor-with-2ms-response-time-px2370-px2370/10140328.aspx
its probably one of the best monitors u can buy for the money (TN panel of course)
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post #10 of 21
Before you go out and purchase a brand spankin new monitor, what video card are you using? It would be uber dissapointing if you were to buy a 1920x1080 monitor if your video card cant run games at that resolution with playable frame rates.


I recommend that you go with a Samsung monitor, they are good quality and have good warranties and customer service.
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