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Old 02-15-2007, 07:58 AM   #11 (permalink)
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http://dealmac.com/deals/ASUS-MW221-...70/150333.html

asus 22inch $369.99. This monitor features a 1680x1050 resolution, 300 cd/m2 brightness, 700:1 contrast ratio, 2ms response time, and DVI and VGA inputs.
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Old 02-15-2007, 01:20 PM   #12 (permalink)
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http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Samsu...oductDetail.do
I have that one, specs are insane and the monitor is absolutely gorgeous. $379, so it does cost more but it's well worth it if you can afford it. If you're looking more for a 19" or 20.1" these are very good:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001088
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001087

I'm a little biased towards Samsung but they do make great monitors and they cost about the same as the other brands. I really don't like the cheaper brands like Acer, Hanns G, etc. because they DO break more often and they have non-existant tech support. I've seen too many of them fail after a short period of time to recommend them over a good brand like Samsung/LG/Sony/Viewsonic just to save a few bucks.
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Acer make bad monitors???????? abdfadashgahf

Not that I have ever seen!!! Ask anyone and Acer is one of the most renowned monitor makers there are, and they don't break that easily. The Hanns-G are somewhat not as sturdy but unless you like want to throw around your monitor or your speakers are shaking it off the desk everyday I wouldn't worry about it. That 19 inch wide Hanns G is too good of a deal to pass up after free shipping.

I will agree that Samsung make great monitors though but no where near "better" quality as in picture for more money. It's all your preference I guess.
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One monitor to rule them all

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116059

theres a 19inch version and both sizes come with a deluxe model with extra functions like a card reader ipod dock........
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I still would go with the Hanns G for the simple reason as it would be the same quality pretty much costing 10 bucks more. Although, If you like rebates and their 3 months wait time it would be worth it for 40 bucks off. I would go with either the Viewsonic right here

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116065

or the Hanns G
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Brands I stick to are
Viewsonic
Hanns G
Sceptre
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Old 02-15-2007, 10:24 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Guys, hows this monitor:
http://www.directron.com/al1916ab.html

and neway check out these kewl and cheap Acer Monitors:
http://froogle.google.com/froogle?q=...Search+Froogle

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Old 02-15-2007, 11:32 PM   #18 (permalink)
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i'm tellin you, v-922, 19 inch, 2 ms response and it's cheap.http://www.pricegrabber.com/rating_g...3342/id_type=M
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Old 02-16-2007, 02:54 AM   #19 (permalink)
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just a thought...

try Costco.
I work there...they actually have some nice viewsonics
and some other ones that I've not found online for a
better price. That, and if it craps out/has dead pixel(s)/
or just plain sucks, you can take it back.
299 gets you a nice 22" Viewsonic with nice resolution.
And they have others if VS isn't your gig.
so..more a reccomendation for WHERE to buy rather then
WHAT to buy...but what the heck.


mac

PS: oh ya, gotta HansG and I love it, but I will get that
22" VS from Costco for me new system.
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Old 02-16-2007, 04:14 AM   #20 (permalink)
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I'm planning to get that 22" Sceptre widescreen with the 1200:1 contrast ratio

Shopping at Costco online is one thing I've seen mentioned over and over while reading up on this monitor at various forums. Newegg only does RMAs for monitors if there are more than 8 dead pixels... Costco has a zero dead/stuck pixel guarantee! I'm getting everything else at Newegg, but I'll be getting the monitor at Costco.com. So, yeah, seconding what Mac said regarding WHERE to buy.
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