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Old 11-08-2006, 10:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Widescreen Monitor Suggestions?

Im around the $300 range.

Im looking for:

Bigness (preferably above 19")

Low response time (will 5ms cut it for gaming? I game a lot like 2 hrs a day)

And yes, it has to be a widescreen.

Consistent Product (dead pixels drive me out of my mind.)

And thats about it.

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I play mostly fps games, but sometimes oblivion)

I found an amazing one on tigerdirect, but its 19" and nobody had reviewed it. It was 2ms and only 200 after rebate.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=N223-1906

I do other things besides game. Its also gonna be for movie editing, flash animation, 3D CAD programs, and MS word. so high res. would be nice
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Old 11-08-2006, 10:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Samsung 205bw


Excellent 20" Monitor, 6 MS, I own it, and its absolutley beatuiful.


Excellent for gaming too.
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Old 11-08-2006, 10:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Here is the link

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001081



Highley Reccomend it.
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Have a look for a LG L1932TX-SF

It's a 19" widescreen for under $300 CAD. 1400:1 Contrast and 4ms response time. I don't own it, but I am looking to buy an LCD, and this is one that I would consider buying.

I tried to find it on Newegg, Zipzoomfly, and tigerdirect.com and could only find it one tigerdirect.ca and locally. I doubt that it is exclusive to Canada. If you were interested, try some other US sites to see if someone sells it

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...1198&CatId=170
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Here's the one im probably gonna get...you may not know the name, but it's got great reviews and specs. also, not many people had dead pixels...and its cheap

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254001
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Thanks guys. That really helps a lot. Any more suggestions?
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i bought a hanns hc-194d from pcconncetion. It is not widescreen though. But about the brand, i plugged it in and it worked with no dead pixels. Nothing has gone wrong yet with it and it has been about 3 months since i got it.
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the new 20" dell 5ms response time 800contrast and 300:1brightness
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i like my benq... no dead pixels and no ghosting. all i play is fps and have never been happier w/ a monitor


oh, yeah, and its a steal
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the Samsung lord posted is the same panel as the dell i recommended except the dell is cheaper and is 5ms. Samsung makes dell monitors.
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