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Acer G235HAbd 23'' Monitor Review

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Alright today I received my Acer monitor from newegg and I wanted to give you guys a review and some pictures!

First the review:

I bought the monitor NEW on newegg for $149.99 with free shipping. The reason why it is so cheap is because it doesn't have HDMI in, it only has DVI and VGA which isn't a problem for me at all (it comes with DVI and VGA cables). The new model does have HDMI, however it is quite a bit more expensive.

It arrived a day early from when it was expected, so the shipping was very speedy and it was fairly well packaged with a nice reusable box and foam around the monitor. I find that really nice because I go to LAN partys frequently so I need a good box to transport it in. Another thing that I really love is the base that it came with, its very sturdy and supports the monitor well, unlike some of the new bases that are flimsy. It doesn't turn right and left hardly at all but it has a great forward an back tilt which is very nice for me because I am so short lol.

After hooking it up I found no dead pixels, hurray (wasn't expecting any but ya know, it is annoying to find a dead pixel on a brand new monitor)! And the picture quality is nice and sharp. The power light however, is fairly bright in a dark room but it doesn't really bother me. Aside from that, I have found the monitor so far GREAT bang for your buck!

I definitely recommend this monitor to anybody who is looking for a good upgrade! Here is the newegg link: Acer 23" Monitor.

Now for the pictures!

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This is an awesome monitor base.. I love it.
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The box it came in.
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Edited by 5prout - 3/12/11 at 7:07pm
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Edited by 5prout - 2/24/11 at 11:29am
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Dont bump.


I remember when I didnt care much about monitors. Glad I got over that. I loves me a good monitor now. Its like getting laser eye surgery. So clear.


Hope my monitors come in today but probably wont.

Im with you on the hdmi port. Its a nice feature but not needed. You can get a dvi to hdmi cable if you want to book up a console or a new type camcorder.
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lol yeah I finally forked up the money smile.gif! I am very glad I got the monitor.
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nice monitor but they just recently lowered the price on this one to 169 and theres currently a $20 promo code as well so for the same price you can get a better monitor

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That stinks that you had to pay more :/ sorry dude!
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