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There is so many darn monitors that my eyes about to pop out shopping for one.....I know the Dell Ultrasharp are the best ones out there, but at this moment I cannot afford them....So, please give your opinion on the following:

Samsung BX2440X

ASUS VW266H

Acer S243HL

Viewsonic VX2739WM

I got my eyes on HP ZR24w as well...if I can swing the extra money. But not sure about gaming as its response time is slower (not sure either if it matters).
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your sticking with the newest tech right? LED screens over LCD if so. Asus is out of the question. That acer monitor has bad reviews after i googled it. Viewsonic screens arnt that great, maybe its just me but i had a dead pixel only after a year or so and viewsonic refused to RMA it.

so i narrowed it down to the samsung...

your welcome.
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Thanks. Rep to you
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Well they're all TN panels so my view isn't very high on them. however as far as TN monitors go i've always found samsung to be the best, though haven't had much experience with viewsonic TN monitors.
I'd certainly be weary of the viewsonic with its 1ms response time though, RTC (response time compensation, aka overvolting the pixels) sometimes leaves blue trails and overshoots on moving objects when used strongly, and thats with 2ms panels (from a base of 5ms) pushing that further to get 1ms seems to be asking for overshoot and reverse ghosting error to me.

If you're just looking for a 24inch monitor and aren't extremely sensitive to ghosting (and TBH you do need to be extremely sensitive to be bothered by it in modern panels now) then i'd recommend the BenQ LED VA panels in the EW2420 VW 2420 or the BL2400PT they come with a 3000:1 contrast ratio [as in the actual ratio not the fake dynamic stuff most things advertise today]

If you can actually see the thing before you but it then that would be the best thing to do, remember that advertised response times are quoted as best case scenarios even if the average may be 40ms it can still be advertised as 1ms.
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Any idea where I can find those BenQ monitors? I did a good search and did not find a place to buy them. Also, what about these two - I know they are not LED but that's fine.

HP Promo LA2405wg
SAMSUNG P2450H

Separately, how good is this IPS panel monitor?

NEC Display MultiSync EA231WMi

I am not sure how good is the 14ms response time for gaming. But it is within my budget.
Edited by Awaz - 1/30/11 at 2:53pm
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