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VW246H <vs> U2311H <vs> BX2431

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I'm in search for the best monitor for gaming, around the 23 - 24". From my research, it seems like these three are the kingpins.

Which do you suggest?

1. Samsung

2. Dell

3. Asus

There is quite a big jump in response time on the dell vs asus. Insight would be helpful

Also, how long do you think before the 120mhz is a standard issue gaming monitor?
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I think the U23H11 is the best monitor of the group. Look at my sig rig. If you can get them on sale then is a amazing buy, I got mine when they were on sale for $240 each. 120Hz is nice to have but not that necessary unless you plan on playing in 3D. The response time on the Dell are fine, I play a lot of FPS's and have not seen any ghosting. Plus the viewing angles and colours on the Dell will blow your mind.
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post #3 of 12
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Originally Posted by regles View Post
I think the U23H11 is the best monitor of the group. Look at my sig rig. If you can get them on sale then is a amazing buy, I got mine when they were on sale for $240 each. 120Hz is nice to have but not that necessary unless you plan on playing in 3D. The response time on the Dell are fine, I play a lot of FPS's and have not seen any ghosting. Plus the viewing angles and colours on the Dell will blow your mind.
ditto! Dell's ultrasharp line is amazing. Great IPS panels with awesome color accuracy and they look great for gaming. I have the u2711 and it blows my previous samsung monitor out of the water
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IPS winner but the dell use aggressive AG coating and cause few grainy and sparkle effect.
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IPS winner but the dell use aggressive AG coating and cause few grainy and sparkle effect.
Have you ever actually used the U2311H?

OP: Get the Dell. The Samsung is far too expensive for a TN panel, and that Asus isn't a 120hz model.
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Originally Posted by senna89 View Post
IPS winner but the dell use aggressive AG coating and cause few grainy and sparkle effect.
Yes, but it's not too noticeable really.
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post #7 of 12
U2311H. You'll be hard pressed to beat Dell's quality in this price range.
post #8 of 12
Whatever fits your budget, Jabroni. If you're going with three for surround gaming, get the one with the quickest response time. I like ASUS.

If you're just getting one for gaming, stop wasting your time in the 24" market and go with a 30".
    
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Don't you guys find 30inch screens too big?

I tried playing on one once or twice (mostly MMOs, RPGs and such) and not being able to keep the whole interface (HP bars, maps, action bar itd...) in focus at once was annoying.

I can see it all if I sit a bit farther back, ofc, but then I have problems reading text (quests, chat etc).
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post #10 of 12
How about a nice 28" monitor, then? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254052

1920 x 1200, too! None of this less-than-wonderful 1080 stuff!
    
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