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Wall Mounts - Are they all equal?

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Ive been toying with the idea of putting my 20 inch screen on the wall to free up some desk space, and I was curious if those ebay wall mount kits are good enough to hold it for a year or so.

20$ may seem too good to be true, so I just wanted to make sure I am not going to wake up one morning and see a monitor face down on my desk.

Any opinions welcome

P.S. the mounting on this screen is the typical 100 x 100 Vesa.
     
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i use them and they are awesome. i bought 3 of them from amazon for 20 shipped each. this thing is holding 3 of my 27 inch monitors so i'm confident to say they're good.
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I bought the cheapest set of swing arm mounts from mountsandmore.com. They were like 25$, and so far they hold my dual 24"s just fine. Are they top quality, and have very smooth movement? No, but i set them where i wanted them, and they havent moved since. For most monitors, since they are so light weight, i think youll be fine with whatever you get...
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www.monoprice.com

There are tons of mounts for sale here, and they are dirt cheap. I just bought 2 desk clamp mounts for my dual 24" monitors and I love them. $21 each.
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+rep to all!

Thanks for putting my fears to rest
     
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