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    It was my birthday yesterday and my wife has given me money for a new monitor. :)

    There are so many to choose from, so if anyone would like to suggest some,any help is appreciated.

    Wish List

    £180 /$360 USD limit
    19" Widescreen (or bigger/maybe not possible with budget)
    Vesa wall mounting capability(if possible)
    Not bothered about speakers
    Black or black on silver colour
    DVI connection
    UK seller if possible,but will try any.

    If I can match the above,great,but open to any suggestions.Here is one from a quick search I like.

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=583843

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    The Samsung 940BF isn't bad...

    But if I can suggest, hold on to your money, save up and buy bigger, maybe 20" or 22".

    You already have a 19" according to your specs so its pointless buying another 19".
     
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    Yeah would like bigger but budget limits me, and this is going into another room with my new build in sig so will need another monitor soon.
     
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    Thanks mullered,great price for a 22",on the short list.
     
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    Thanks HellasVagabond,might be worth spending little bit more for >19" screen.

    I hadn't realized screens had dropped in price so much since I bought my last one LOL
     
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    I have a 55 inch but i cant play games on it...I doubt i could on a 37 inch either...The best for my taste and for 30cm distance is a24-30 inch LCD.
     
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    Bah its easy, i'm ~3ft away, and can just barely view all of it without 'turning my head'

    its like being fully emersed in WoW or BF2...hell my k/d ratio went up .5 w/the new monitor :p
     
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    Like i said i dont like to be more than 30-40cm away from a monitor and even in my 21inch i have to turn my head to look around so a 37 inch is overkill...However i am getting an 24 inch in a couple of months and i hope that even that aint too large.
     
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    Dont think the wife would swing £400+ for my new screen..LOL,but nice anyway!!

    @Grings - Going to check your links out now :toast:
     
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    Ok,looks like I could be tempted by the 22" LG monitor (thanks to HellasVagabond)

    http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MO-045-LG&groupid=17&catid=510&subcat=

    Read a couple of reviews below about problems with ghosting...etc, but seems to be USA customers only,better standards for European market.

    http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1130522&highlight=lg226

    http://forums.anandtech.com/messageview.aspx?catid=31&threadid=2038000&STARTPAGE=1&FTVAR_FORUMVIEWTMP=Linear


    There is a new computer shop opening in town today,so going to see if I can get any new opening deals LOL
    If not,looks like I will order this tonight,the money is already burning a hole in my pocket.:laugh:
     
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