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Old 09-02-2007, 06:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So my 19" CRT is getting on around 3-4 years old now... can't play WoW or any other games with dark areas very well anymore. Since tech has advanced over the past few years, i'm just about ready to save some space and grab an LCD monitor. Any suggestions? My realm of knowledge doesn't really leave the PC hardware and OS...

Mainly looking for 19" or larger, widescreen, HDTV/HDMI, preferably under 300. I've been reading up, and it seems like VS and BenQ have the best LCD's for gaming? I keep hearing about this VX922 or something from VS but I cant find them. Is it an older model?
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Old 09-02-2007, 06:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I've heard that Samsung makes really nice LCDs but I don't know too much myself.
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Newegg.com - SAMSUNG 226BW Black 22" 2 ms (GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 700:1(DC 3000:1) - Retail
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You should just order that now
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My brother has that monitor and it is absolutley gorgeous. Can't remember what resolution it was (could have been 1680x1050 not sure) but Oblivion looked superb on it.
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yes, it is 1680x1050. It is the only monitor people will recommend around here. So I guess it is decent.
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Old 09-02-2007, 07:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
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^ no its not...

Newegg.com - CHIMEI CMV 221D-NBC Black 22" 5ms DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor 330 cd/m2 800:1 - Retail

i usually recommend that one..


EDIT the rebate is gone.. so its not near sub 200$ anymore..
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Old 09-02-2007, 07:19 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I saw a deal on circuit city for a $190 Proview PL2230WDBI 22” Widescreen Monitor Here
I'm not sure about the functionality of this monitor though, wonder if anyone here has any comments on this monitor since i'm considering buying it myself
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^ reviews seem fine... go for it!!
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Can't wait for ciruit city to open tomorrow !!!!
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