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So I'm buliding a system in a month, I'm pretty set on everything I want to get execpt a monitor and headphones. I'm looking for a monitor to game on, and watch movies.

im getting a HD6950 GPU, and I think a 1920x1080 resolution monitor would be optimal for it (if not, suggest otherwise )

I was reading in another thread about the differences between 1920x1080 on a 21.5" and a 23" monitor so now I'm unsure of what to get...

As far as bugdet goes, I'm definitely on the lower end of the spectrum. So basically I'm looking for the best bang for my buck with an absolute max budget of $250, but preferably lower.

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I have that GPU and i think that 1920 x 1080 suits it pretty nicely. in fact, if you wanted to, you could even go for a resolution like 1920 x 1200 or higher. you can easily find a 21.5" 1080p monitor for under $250.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009261

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824005195
Edited by Dom-inator - 3/20/11 at 4:44pm
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How about this? Full HD, 23'', LED backlit.
Or this? Full HD, 21.5'', LED backlit.
Or, if you don't care about the backlighting, something like this. Full HD, 23.6''.

You really can't go wrong with an Asus.
Edited by thisischuck01 - 3/20/11 at 4:46pm
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Then benq 2420 is 24 inches and available for under $200 on NCIX. It's pretty cheap. They don't seem to have it on newegg tho...
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I like the Acer and Asus monitors. I'm guessing the difference between 2ms and 5ms response time is unnoticable... lmao my old monitor was like 20ms. The BenQ seems like a nice cheap alternative too. Keep em coming!
Edited by grassh0ppa - 3/20/11 at 4:48pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grassh0ppa View Post
I like the Acer and Asus monitors. I'm guessing the difference between 2ms and 5ms response time is unnoticable... lmao my old monitor was like 20ms
It's all GTG, so it doesn't make a difference. The manufacturers manipulate everything.

And Asus>Acer. Every experience I've had with Acer, they look washed out.
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love this monitor for gaming and watching movies, and it looks sexy!
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Amazon.com: ASUS VH236H 23 Inch Widescreen LCD Monitor - Black: Computer & Accessories

love this monitor for gaming and watching movies, and it looks sexy!
looks cool stuff.
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