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hey guys.
so my dell s2209w has been passed down to my brother.
i just got a new video card the other day which is now in my rig.
so i am now in need of a new display panel upgrade and i am asking ocn for any help.
here are some things i am looking for.

1. size must be 23inch or larger. otherwise this would not be an upgrade over the w2209wa

2. refresh rate must be 5ms or lower. this is a no brainer for us gamers.

3. i don't think i need a 120hz monitor because i have yet to see anything that is compatible with ati stereoscopic 3d tech yet. which is what i have in the 6950. but if anyone has any info or suggestions keeping this mind please post.

4. led, lcd, ips...all of this does not matter. what matters to me is a clear picture. a fast response with not ghosting and good color output.

5. the resolution i game at is 1920x1080 so the monitor must support this.

6. the main use of this display will be gaming and video playback.
Edited by infamouskid - 1/18/11 at 3:19pm
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there was a thread here where they newegg had a 48 hour special going on and there was a pretty nice asus or acer cant remember really cheap
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For gaming you need true 120Hz. Don't listen to the old farts in here whose eyes have gone bad staring into 60Hz CRTs.

(although I do think you should get a CRT with s beastly 160Hz refresh rate!)
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here it is check it out
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cuad View Post
For gaming you need true 120Hz. Don't listen to the old farts in here whose eyes have gone bad staring into 60Hz CRTs.

(although I do think you should get a CRT with s beastly 160Hz refresh rate!)
No, no you don't. It helps with ghosting, and it is required for some 3D systems, but it is not an absolute must-have feature.

With that said, go for it if you have the cash. If not, check out some of the Asus LCDs on newegg. Mine is a slightly outdated model (year old, not LED) but I'd be willing to say it's among the best on the market, and beats all the other high end models in price.


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here it is check it out
That is the LCD version of the monitor I currently use, and I'd strongly recommend it. It's actually $10 cheaper than what I paid for mine a year ago.
 
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Im going to subscribe everything on this tread that is the must haves suc as 23'' or higher is exactly what im looking for :O
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hey guys.
unfortunately i am in canada and that newegg.com promo is not the same as the newegg.ca promo. like i said before price is not really an issue since i can pricematch any competitor at either ncix.com or canadacomputers.com.

ssssoooo that being said any panel from any online source can be matched.
keep the information going guys i am taking notes on all of this.
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