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Old 08-21-2006, 03:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am going to purchase an LCD in the near future, my other is old. Was wondering though.....what should I look for in an LCD that will have the best affect for gaming and have no ghosting. I would like to buy one for a good price, no crazy amounts like under $300 but prefer even lower.

Basicly what specs should I look for on an LCD to get the best display for gaming?
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Old 08-21-2006, 03:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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One of the first things to look for when gaming with an LCD is response time...the lower the more faster and no ghosting.
Heres a good one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001230
or this...I see alot of people getting these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116375
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4ms and under
1:700 brightness
19 inch = 1280x1024 resolution
and a good warranty i would go with LG or Samsung
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I bought a BenQ about 2 months ago and it's excellent!

Price dropped on it too. Now it's only $208 after mail in rebate:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824014111

1280x1024 native res
2ms response time
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4ms and under
1:700 brightness
19 inch = 1280x1024 resolution
and a good warranty i would go with LG or Samsung
Disagree, anything under 10/8ms is fine IMO.

And also don't buy a 19" with a 1280x1024 res, the images tend to look worse, I would either go for a smaller monitor with a 1280x1024 res, or a larger one with a higher resolution.
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Disagree, anything under 10/8ms is fine IMO.

And also don't buy a 19" with a 1280x1024 res, the images tend to look worse, I would either go for a smaller monitor with a 1280x1024 res, or a larger one with a higher resolution.
Mine is super crisp. Can't say I've experienced what you said above. My other monitor was a 20" Dell LCD with a 1600x1200 native res and this is just as clear as that one was.
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U need to decide if you want widescreen or not...LCDs have improved so much in the last year...even the cheaper ones work great.

You want at least 19", lower than 8ms response time and as high as possible contrast ratio ..ie 700:1 or more, big viewing angles and a dvi (digital connection).

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254001

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254005

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824163129

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824014111

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001230

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824009087

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116380

That samsung is great deal at $229 after rebate.
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