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My dad was just about to buy a monitor from tigerdirect, and I told he to give me a hour to research monitors before he buys it.
So i turn to you guys, best monitor for $150 or less.
The one he was about to buy is this:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...6&Sku=V18-2238

But I'm sure theres something better out there. Bigger too

Also LED vs LCD, difference?
    
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Originally Posted by bbaseballboy1234 View Post
My dad was just about to buy a monitor from tigerdirect, and I told he to give me a hour to research monitors before he buys it.
So i turn to you guys, best monitor for $150 or less.
The one he was about to buy is this:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...6&Sku=V18-2238

But I'm sure theres something better out there. Bigger too

Also LED vs LCD, difference?
i the LED better but they cost more
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236100
    
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i the LED better but they cost more
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236100
I was looking at that as well. But I found this, but its LCD, but bigger
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=A466-2406
    
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I have the monitor you posted in your OP, I love it, crystal clear, nice and bright, and even lighting is nice too.

Edit: as far as LED vs LCD not a huge difference but a very pleasant one
    
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Originally Posted by bbaseballboy1234 View Post
I was looking at that as well. But I found this, but its LCD, but bigger
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=A466-2406
A friend of mine purchased that monitor for a rig we built last summer. He loves the thing, and it's got a nice finish on the frame of the monitor.

Good monitor, and if your father is willing to up his price range to accommodate for it, I'd say go for it. And I'm certain my friend would too.

Hope it helps!
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Originally Posted by bbaseballboy1234 View Post
I was looking at that as well. But I found this, but its LCD, but bigger
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=A466-2406
That looks good too
    
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Originally Posted by Tweeky View Post
i the LED better but they cost more
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236100
I recently purchased two of those, and MAN are they great.
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