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post #11 of 42
From my experience with monitors, you're sitting right around the pricepoint where it won't matter really which brand you go with as long as you stay within a few known good manufacturers (Dell, Samsung, HP, a few others.) The 24 inch market is pretty saturated. If you can get an IPS panel at the price you're looking for, you are getting a steal. The TN panels will be cheaper and typically larger in that range, but you will be sacrificing quality.

I think it's worth going a little out of your price range to hop into an IPS panel, but if you're happy with the TN panels, read a few reviews on bit-tech or your favorite trusted site and go with what suits you best. I prefer thinner bezels for eyefinity setups, some people like the tilt stands, or the ones that rotate to vertical positions, it's all up to you.
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post #12 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
1: Yes a GTX 580 should be able to max out games at that resolution VERY VERY easily. Aside from metro 2033

2: Yes 1920x1200 is worth it over the 1080p one just for the general windows usage pleasure. It sees more vertically in windows so it's lovely to use.


+1 I agree with both De-Zants comments.

I love my HP ZR24W. IPS panel, 24" 1920x1200.
post #13 of 42
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Originally Posted by dihartnell View Post
+1 I agree with both De-Zants comments.

I love my HP ZR24W. IPS panel, 24" 1920x1200.
Yeah that screen looks awesome, but double my pricerange at Newegg :S

I can find the U2311H on Amazon for just over $300, so maybe if I get a good deal on selling my monitor. Speaking of, what would be a fair asking price for it? It works really well and I've taken care of it.

Any other suggestions?

I've been looking at these ASUS ML248H, Acer G245H, and Samsung B2430H.

I've noticed that at identical prices there are several models of Acer and ASUS monitors. Is there a difference?
    
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Just wait until the 2407WFP-HC is available of Dell Outlet for 200-400$.

Beats all else.
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post #15 of 42
IMO go for a 24" monitor with an IPS-panel.

Honestly, I'm sitting on my mates TN-panel samsung monitor here and it feels like acid being spit right into my eyes each time I'm looking at the screen. Once you go IPS you will never go back to TN again, i guarantee you that.
post #16 of 42
Either of the BenQ VW2420, EW2420, BL2400PT.
VA LED panels so they're all extremely high quality 3000:1 contrast ratio (IPS doesn't even get close to that, they sit at around 800:1!)
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post #17 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
I have the ASUS VW246 and I'm completely satisfied with it.
Same, I got it for 150-170$(Can't remember) when it was on sell.
I'm pleased with it also.Only complaint is there is a small whiny sound right when it turns on for a couple of seconds.After that it doesn't whine anymore for me.
I have no dead pixels or anything.Once you get your colors set right, it will look good.

(If you do get this, do not use there own settings.The game settings for this makes everything look green and it stinks.Just play around and you'll get the right settings.Or you can use scenery that one looks good enough)
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post #18 of 42
for gaming, i recommend 120hz monitors, something like alienware optx, which is currently the best but is seriously overpriced.

all other monitors like lg, asus are rated around the same mark, which is average. other choice would be benq 120hz one. not sure how does that perform.
    
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I was just on Dell Outlet website and I believe they have the 23" IPS panel Ultrasharp monitor for 199$ refurbished.
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post #20 of 42
Better yet... http://www.dfsdirectsales.com/StoreC...t=0&isLaptop=N

I think these were IPS, someone correct me, if wrong.

EDIT: I might be wrong and confusing model number with another...
EDIT2: Confirmed, I am wrong... Disregard this post!
Edited by TamaDrumz76 - 1/26/11 at 12:18pm
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