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Old 05-18-2006, 09:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Should I go for dell 20" widescreen - which is 390ish with tax/shipping

or spend ~70-100 bucks less for the same (20, 20.1") at newegg?

are dell's monitors really that much better?

or should I go for newegg?

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Old 05-19-2006, 12:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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My roomie has a 20" dell widescreen, amazing, absolutly amazing, but i recommend a video card with DVI, the VGA isn't all that great at those high resolutions. Surprizingly a big difference in quality and sharpness.

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Buy one from Dell monitors arent worth the extra $100 IMO.
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Old 05-19-2006, 11:05 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i hate dell, but their monitors aren't too shabby. then again, they have nice, trustworthy monitors.

I did see a Benq fp202W at 310 and a viewsonic vx2025wm at 345, both with excelent reviews (+100 overall, 5/5 eggs).

However, i could not find a dell under 350, and taht was from shady sources.

i say give benq a chance.
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Get the widescreen if you can afford it.
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Old 05-20-2006, 08:11 PM   #7 (permalink)
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.. all the monitors at hand are widescreen

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