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How often would you say Dell discounts their monitors?

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I'm ready to buy, but with the overall cost of the system I am purchasing being very pricey, and with the knowledge that the dell's often go on sale (like the 25% one i missed last week!!!!!)......just kinda trying to get a guesstimate on when you'll see another good sale on it.

Anyone have a clue? I'd hate to wait till memorial day

Looking @ the 2311 or 2410
Edited by Aranock21 - 3/24/11 at 3:47am
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I've seen some discount's last for a couple weeks. Probably around holidays. Black Friday is the lowest which seems pretty obvious.
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dude its on sale right now! -100

but why not just go with this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-482-_-Product

its LED and its better
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but why not just go with this one

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-482-_-Product

its LED and its better
How is that display better than an IPS display? I'm pretty sure that someone who is considering IPS won't go for an LED-backlit display anyway.
    
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How is that display better than an IPS display? I'm pretty sure that someone who is considering IPS won't go for an LED-backlit display anyway.
It is not better. He is either trolling or mis informed. @ OP the dell deals go quite regularly. I would say once every 6-8 weeks or so for most of the ultra sharp line.
    
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post #6 of 15
The are on sell frequently and the sells are worth the wait.
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The are on sell frequently and the sells are worth the wait.
I'm so disappointed I didn't take advantage of that sale last week.I'm thinking it will be a while before it goes back down. I'm surprised other sites don't buy the monitors at the sale price and sell it at the sale price to get people's business, maybe even a bit higher for profits.

Alas.

If anyone finds the monitor at a good price please give me a heads up.
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post #8 of 15
Usually every couple of weeks or so. You can also buy them from wholesale liquidators on ebay, which usually match Dell's sale prices all year round.
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Usually every couple of weeks or so. You can also buy them from wholesale liquidators on ebay, which usually match Dell's sale prices all year round.
What price do they normally discount the U2410 and U2311 to?
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post #10 of 15
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What price do they normally discount the U2410 and U2311 to?
On the 2311 you can get it for 230 shipped. Not sure about the 2410. They have 25% off regularly, so would be 450ish i'd imagine. Seen some on Ebay for 350
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