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Old 08-13-2008, 08:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Thinking about getting this monitor

Well I've been looking for a monitor for awhile and have eyed this this one
Newegg.com - Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor with HDCP support 300 cd/m2 700:1 - LCD Monitors

I have an Acer computer and think they should work great together (:P)

What do you guys think? I'm starting school back up again and college gets expensive so I'm looking to save

What do you guys think? Suggestions? Comments?

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Newegg.com - SAMSUNG 2253BW Black 22" 2ms(GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor with HDCP Support 300 cd/m2 DC 8000:1 - LCD Monitors (a little pricey)
Dell 22" Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor (229 isnt bad but how does mixing brands work?)
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Old 08-13-2008, 09:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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one of the only differences between the acer and the samsung is the higher contrast ratio, and being a poor college student, im not sure if thats worth the extra money. you can buy a lot of ramen for $60

as for mixing brand names... it doesnt matter one bit, as long as the connections between the monitor and your computer are compatible.
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It doesn't really matter too much, theyre close to the same. Samsung just has a higher contrast ratio and looks better (to most people)...

I would get the Dell, theyre pretty nice screens and is at a nice price.
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Doesn't Samsung still make most of Dell's monitors, anyhow? I'm not a huge fan of Acer but their monitors are usually okay by me. Just spend wisely if at all. You gotta really horde that ramen...
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Doesn't Samsung still make most of Dell's monitors, anyhow?
Yeah, the panels as well i believe.

That's why i said get the Dell, its cheaper and from Samsung anyway.
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Old 08-16-2008, 10:28 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I was looking at that monitor too but now I'm leaning towards this one:

CHIMEI CMV-222H Glossy Black 22"
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i would go with the acer i have a 20 in 5milisecond response time monitor and i love it looks great was only like 200 at time of purchase. and no dead pixles!!
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Yeah go with the acer...
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id grab the samsung...can't get any better then samsung, so why not get the best.
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lol I didn't see the samsung link, but yeah samsung.. that's a good monitor a friend has it and it's amazing.. I think that's the one i'm gonna buy in a cpl weeks.
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