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Old 10-01-2008, 01:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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What do i really look for when shopping for a monitor tryin to get a good 24"
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How much are you willing to spend? What will you be using it for?
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Old 10-01-2008, 06:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I recently ran across this guide. It has a lot of explanation about what to look for in monitors and it also gives some recommendations based on planned use.

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Hope it helps.
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24" Dells are pretty good ATM.
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Benq has some good alternatives if the dell isn't your cup of tea
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Look for a good contrast ratio and response time 5MS-2MS.
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