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Old 09-28-2005, 12:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm looking to spend about 200somthing on a monitor.....or less if I can with out sacraficing goodness

What do you recommend? I'll be gaming, talking on msn, email, online games, surfing the web, typing school papers, etc....
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Old 09-28-2005, 01:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Go with a 19" viewsonic crt for that price. Lcds u need to spend at least $300.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116282
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WHOA! you made a thread foryourself and now you can stop hijacking other people's threads lol. what i tell you about LCDs and go for his ^^ monitor ^^
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I know you want to spend about $200, but i think you should get an LCD. I recently went from a 17inch CRT to a 19inch LCD with DVI connection($340)and i love it. Loads more deskspace, LCDs create less heat, etc.
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If you are a semi serious gamer, a CRT would be the better bet. They generally have better response times and cost a little bit cheaper.
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If you're budget-concious, go a for a quality CRT. But if you've got a little more to spend or are willing to wait and save up, I would honestly invest in a quality LCD.
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The way I look at it is CRTs are best for gaming only PCs. LCDs are better if you get a good one though, IMO, and 8ms or less isn't bad for gaming at all.
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The way I look at it is CRTs are best for gaming only PCs. LCDs are better if you get a good one though, IMO, and 8ms or less isn't bad for gaming at all.
I'm at my computer (CRT) from approximately 10am untill 4am, and I don't have any problems.
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Hmmm well are there any CRT monitors that you recommend?
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