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Like, 3 or 4?

No.
How much would you have said its worth??
    
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How much would you have said its worth??
Well it's quite old, not widescreen, and the response time is pretty awful. I wouldn't even buy it, but I'd say about £20/30?

Check out this appraisal to give you an idea of what monitors go for nowadays, there is a 22" Samsung in the FS section for £55 + postage too, which are both much better than the one you purchased.
    
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Well it's quite old, not widescreen, and the response time is pretty awful. I wouldn't even buy it, but I'd say about £20/30?

Check out this appraisal to give you an idea of what monitors go for nowadays, there is a 22" Samsung in the FS section for £55 + postage too, which are both much better than the one you purchased.
Okay thanks, well there were 19" LCDs that were generic going for £150-£170.. I am still going to think I got a bargain, everything here is so god damn expensive! :/

There were desktop 1.8Ghz dual core's with 2GB RAM and a 160GB IDE HDD going for ~£270
    
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Okay thanks, well there were 19" LCDs that were generic going for £150-£170.. I am still going to think I got a bargain, everything here is so god damn expensive! :/

There were 1.8Ghz dual core's with 2GB RAM and a 160GB IDE HDD going for ~£270
Doesn't justify it, they are just overpriced

I paid £30 each for 2 x 19" Dell LCD's a while back, 1440 x 900, but you didn't really get a bargain, sorry to say,
    
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1/10 you just bought a monitor that came out in april of 2003 almost 8 years ago. Not trying to be mean but you just made a horrible choice in purchasing that product. I would cancel my order asap.
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Okay thanks, well there were 19" LCDs that were generic going for £150-£170.. I am still going to think I got a bargain, everything here is so god damn expensive! :/

There were desktop 1.8Ghz dual core's with 2GB RAM and a 160GB IDE HDD going for ~£270
Where in God's green earth do you live, and what's prohibiting you from leaving?
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Based on your system specs, I would guess you have a limited budget for components. This being the case, you could have saved money or gotten a much better product if you would have done some better research.

The reviews you've linked are all outdated by half a decade or more.

Over all, I'd rate your purchase as 3/10.

The 500:1 contrast ratio leaves a lot to be desired and also the 25ms response time is dreadful. What we've referred to as "ghosting" is the same thing that one of the expert reviews called "Considerable smearing on moving images", and that was back in 2005!
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post #18 of 56
i would rate it 2 out of 10 One star if it actually works and the other for it being a samsung.

Also to OP do not be abusive towards other people... Cough when someone said its worth -£20.....

If you bought this 2nd hand you got ripped off.
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is that 25ms response time bad??? :/
thats horribbbbbbllllle! most decent moniters and TV's have under 5ms

i give it a 5/10
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The monitor is used, I take it.

Of course it is old, but it is a Samsung.

However, I also believe you could do better.
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