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Old 01-28-2006, 08:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What LCD 19’Inch Do you Recommend for me?

I am not looking for a good LCD monitor. I need one that looks good for my photoshop stuff, and I need to be able to game fear, and half-life 2 with out the ghosts.
I am looking for a 19inch, that less then $500.

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Old 01-28-2006, 08:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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ViewSonic Xtreme VX922 19" LCD 2 ms 650:1

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Old 01-28-2006, 09:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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maybe you should look at some widescreen 19" monitors. but the viewsonic vx series are good. i found that my friends gateway widescreen had better color quality.
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Old 01-28-2006, 10:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I hate when people spend 300$ on graphics cards, then virtually nothing on the processor... You SERIOUSLY need to get a better processor.
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Old 01-28-2006, 12:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally posted by 123Justin
ViewSonic Xtreme VX922 19" LCD 2 ms 650:1
YES! i have this and it is VERY awsome. 1 dead pixel but who could notice that while playing a game?
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Old 01-28-2006, 12:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Monitor!

Your into Photoshop, well unless your perpared to spend lots of money you can get a much much much Better CRT monitor for the same price of a expensive LCD. If your into editing i honestly belive CRT is the way to go.
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Old 01-28-2006, 12:23 PM   #7 (permalink)
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ktire, it's not a bad processor. Granted, it could be better, but it's ok
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Old 01-28-2006, 02:49 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Well i as going to go with the 3800 amd 64, but i ran out of cash. I fig i just go with the 3500 now, then i can get a amd x2 latter when i get some more money.
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Old 01-28-2006, 02:53 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I been looking at the ViewSonic VP930b Black 19" 8ms
www.tomshardware.com gave this one an awsome reveiw.

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