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Old 07-11-2005, 03:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just wondering if you guys could tell me if this LCD is worth buying.

I know that the response time is good and everything else looks pretty good. Anythign that is bad about it?

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Old 07-11-2005, 03:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Well after looking at some of the reviews. I would consider another one.

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Old 07-11-2005, 03:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I would highly recommend a viewsonic or a samsung monitor best monitors for a decent price.
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Old 07-11-2005, 12:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Yea i noticed that it was analog input other then digital. Im guessing that what makes it worse?
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Old 07-11-2005, 01:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I haven't seen an LCD where you can't connect via DVI. Most LCDs allow for both analog and DVI. I would assume that that Samsung is DVI compatible. You obviously also want to make sure that your GPU has a DVI out.

After reading a review, I guess it doesn't have DVI.
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I was surprised to learn that this monitor did not have a DVI input, but I guess you can't have everything. I don't suppose it makes much difference anyhow, as other factors beside analog-vs-digital input must be considered when judging the overall quality of an LCD monitor. My monitor arrived with a couple of dead pixels, but they are far apart and not very noticeable. Those minor gripes aside, it's a good deal and a fine monitor for what it costs.
I would go with another monitor. DVI is a big plus where you don't have to adjust your screen width/height.
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Old 07-11-2005, 02:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I have a Samsung SyncMaster 730b(17inch) and it runs everything fine. I play games on it all the time.
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Old 07-11-2005, 04:25 PM   #7 (permalink)
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check this one out. I know it is a dell so save the comments. Its one of the best 19" out there.
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Old 07-11-2005, 06:03 PM   #8 (permalink)
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^^^ that dell right there is suprisingly great. my neighbor has 2 of them and i was very impressed when he showed me them.
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Old 07-11-2005, 06:44 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Any idea on what the response time for the dell is?
Also, do you think it would be abad idea to buy off ebay for lcds?
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Old 07-11-2005, 08:44 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Yes, make sure you get a DVi connection:

There are some good Samsungs out there but newegg dosent sell them (930b/913t)

This is more money but well worth it:

This also good:

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