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Looking for a nice 22" / 24" monitor

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by kyle2020, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. kyle2020 Guest

    Hey guys, I need some advice!

    I currently have a gorgeous 22" Samsung Syncmaster HD TV / Monitor, however it has started to ghost a bit, especially whilst gaming. So, ill be selling it on ebay or selling it to my parents, and ill be looking for a new monitor, be it 22" or 24". Heres what It needs to have:

    1. As thin a frame as possible - for example like the Dell Ultrasharps (by frame I mean edging around the screen, I have chunky edging, makes monitors look el crap).

    2. Decent response time - I play high speed online games like CS:S and TF:2, cant be doing with a sluggish monitor.

    3. Atleast one HDMI input - needed for my PS3 (use it for TV too - play TV ftw haha)

    4. Black or a mix of black and silver to fit in with everything else in my room.

    5. As cheap as possible! ill have a budget of roughly £200, so we need to make every penny count!

    Heres what I have found so far:

    Link #1

    Link #2

    The only bad thing about the above 2 is im unsure on the HDMI issue.

    So, any recommendations?
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    Too small Jr, Im not willing to lose this 1680 x 1050 ratio, I love it :laugh:
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    Ahh nuts. But that is 1680x1050 and Sammy panels are pretty nice. Hmm ...

    That Acer dont look too too bad and that Dell what's the specs of its dynamic contrast? Let me do some more searchin'
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    I quote "While Dell E177FP and Dell E197FP LCD Monitor models offered contrast ratio of 450:1 and 500:1 respectively, the new Dell E228WFP widescreen offers higher contrast ration of 800:1 which translates in greater color accuracy and uniformity and its fast response time of 5ms results in less smearing and ghosting than traditional flat panel LCD displays."
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    No that's contrast ratio, I'm speaking Dynamic contrast. So far I've found a few that meet only your size and res requirements, but no HDMI. I think your best bet is that Sammy.

    EDIT: But then again, you already have a nice Sammy ... hmmm...
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    wharfedale are a big maker of audio equipment in the UK - must say though Jr thats bloody ugly as hell :laugh:
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    wow, that belnea looks stunning :eek:

    It would stand out like a sore thumb on my desk but my god is that sexy.
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    . . . cant tell if it has HDMI though. :(
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    Yeah that is a very very nice one .. but no HDMI, that can be solved with a DVI/HDMI adapter tho
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    then theres the hassle of swapping DVI cables everytime i want to use the PS3 / my pc :(
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    You can get that ASUS the exact same without the webcam:)
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    I've got the acer x223w, which is basically the first acer you linked too but with only VGA adapters. I can tell you it's brilliant. Nice and bright and really clear. Also really quick to refresh, etc.

    I'd recommend it any day!
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