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Hi guys ! I want to buy a new monitor as my current one has a lot of dead pixels and started to flicker and change colors daily . Could you please suggest something ? I'm not really into the monitor thing but i would want it to be 1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1200 . anything ?
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forums rules dont allow linking eBay items, but do a search for:

" NEW Dell Ultrasharp IPS 21.5" LCD Monitor Hot Item!! "

Dell U2211H
$250 out the door is a fair price, but it was $179/$200 shipped a few weeks ago for this IPS panel.
That is dirt cheap, and unlikely to be priced that low again
    
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Are those better than the LG E2260V ? I've been told they've got brilliant picture clarity and colours .
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LG is an okay brand for monitors, it's not bad but not that great either for me personally. I have a 22 inch benq monitor and could not be happier. The colors in my benq are far better than my lg monitor.
    
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How much did it cost ?
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The Dell U2211h is the BEST you can get for that price.
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post #7 of 27
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Well , yes , but isn't that a professional kind of monitor ? ... And it's a lcd , which is older than led . Anyway , i'm gonna get one tomorrow so i would need to be sure to get a good one as it's suposed to last 1-2 years
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Another thing , is there by any chance a possibility to get a case from something like this ? ( http://www.dailydigitals.com/asus-ar...g-desktop.html ) Just the case . Maybe from a ocn user ?
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Originally Posted by madalin View Post
Well , yes , but isn't that a professional kind of monitor ? ... And it's a lcd , which is older than led . Anyway , i'm gonna get one tomorrow so i would need to be sure to get a good one as it's suposed to last 1-2 years
The u2211h is an absolute DREAM. It's very very nice.


And LED=LCD but with LED backlights. LED isn't an upgrade in high end monitors such as the u2211h
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Well , yes , but isn't that a professional kind of monitor ? ... And it's a lcd , which is older than led . Anyway , i'm gonna get one tomorrow so i would need to be sure to get a good one as it's suposed to last 1-2 years
Well, when referring to computer monitors, LED is basically a more efficient backlight technology allowing for a typically thinner panel, and gives a brighter picture than our average, run-of-the mill LCD monitor(brightness wasn't ever an issue for me).

To give you an idea, all current stand-alone Apple monitors are IPS panels...
And they all sell for $500+

Ive never seen any average/mediocre IPS panels,
but I have seen many average/mediocre LED monitors.

Have fun shopping and let us know what you choose

List of IPS Based LCD Monitors
Edited by cozmo5050 - 1/30/11 at 8:56am
    
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