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post #1 of 17
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So I think I've finally narrowed it down to these 2 monitors.
ASUS VE247H
Samsung BX2331

Samsung seems to have more vibrant/rich/sharp dark colors and just better overall quality. Plus I like the small and rounded bezels. My only real issue with the samsung is the crap stand, doesn't even have tilt. Coming from my current monitor that has tilt/swivel/height AND turns sideways, not even having tilt is really the only thing holding me off this one.

The Asus is a little bigger but does it have good sharp darks? I've read this monitor has quite a bit of ghosting and light bleeding on the edges.

I don't know, maybe I'll just deal with the crappy stand cause everything else about the samsung seems great. Any opinnions greatly appreciated!
    
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The light bleeding is because it is an LED backlit monitor. LED is not always better in a monitor. If I had to go between those two, I would choose the Samsung. Not buying it because of the stand is ridiculous when everything else is good.
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I love my samsung, so personally i'd get another sammy.

Plus ghosting bugs me so much I might commit suicide because my HDTV has it crazy...
    
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Yea that's what I was thinking, I've heard a lot of good about samsung.

To Salisbury: So is LED not the way to go then? I've read it has more uniform lighting. If not can you recommend a better option at 200 or less?

Thank you for the responses.
    
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post #5 of 17
I love my samsung and everyone I have before this one.. on my 3rd Samsung monitor now!!
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post #6 of 17
i have the BX2450 and its dead sexy! you need to spend some time working on the settings when you get it but its really amazing once you get all that setup. If you get the samsung let me know and i will share my settings with you and you can see if they work well for you.
    
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Originally Posted by Bluemustang;12105924 
Yea that's what I was thinking, I've heard a lot of good about samsung.

To Salisbury: So is LED not the way to go then? I've read it has more uniform lighting. If not can you recommend a better option at 200 or less?

Thank you for the responses.

I'm just stating that it is not always better. Some are edge lit which will cause bleeding and some are full-array which are just amazing. Just go with that Sammy though. It is nice.
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post #8 of 17
I know the Samsung looks better, but I would never buy a monitor I couldn't wall mount. That's just me though.
post #9 of 17
Both LED and CCFL LCD's suffer from light bleed... it's really the luck of the draw. I would personally buy a monitor locally if you can help it so that you can take it back or exchange it if need be. My current monitor was the best out of a handful I had purchased previously. You won't really notice bleed during most normal use but if there are any dark scenes in a movie or game it will drive you crazy. LED's are slimmer and tend to be able to have a higher dynamic contrast ratio. CCFL's are a more "mature" technology that produce more heat and use more electricity.
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Hmm ok, samsung it is. Thanks for the quick help all wink.gif
    
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