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    Default Need help finding the right monitor.

    I'm looking for a 16:10 monitor. This would put the native resolution at either 1680 1050 or 1920 1200

    Size 24"

    Budget $250

    Preferably a ISP panel... I know these are probably out my budget unless I lower the screen size to 20"

    If so a nice LED back-light LCD is something I'm looking at as well.

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    Ya, you won't find an IPS for that price, at least not a new one. Doubt you'll find a PVA either. You're gonna definitely be limited to a TN panel for that price range and resolution.

    What's the screen for? IPS is NOT good for gaming but it's practically a requirement for high-caliber graphics work. TN panel will do ok for graphics but is preferred for gaming.

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    Well I decided;

    Reviews: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824001317

    GamePlay Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a49N6nIhrzs#t=3m48s










    Features


    • Dynamic Contrast 20,000:1
    • MagicSpeed (5ms)
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    I've never been unhappy with any Samsung screen I've ever owned or reviewed, can't go wrong there.

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    I currently use Compaq FP 7317 17" monitor. Tell me that's not an improvement lol



    Cannot wait to see my games in such high resolution! This will give me more incentive to get a Radeon 5870 card. I'm sure the 4890 will be handle the game I play now at that resolution... mainly Frontlines Online. Picture Mass Effect 2 at 2048x1152


    These pics are from Dell's equivalent, SP2309W. It has the same ultra high resolution.

    As you can see most games accept 2048x1152 native.









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    Got my baby today. It came with one dead pixel... I used the rubbing method and it came right out!

    Also got the updated model. 50000:1 Dynamic Contrast 2ms, not a 2343BWX 20000:1 Dynamic Contrast 5ms. :biggrinthumb


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    NICE!!! Now we expect you to pwn everyone online with your new 1337orz monitor


    BTW, holy crap your desk is clean! You should see my 6' wide mess.

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