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Which monitor should I buy?

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  1. James1o1o

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    Hello! Sorry if this is the wrong forum to be asking this!

    So I am looking to buy a new monitor to replace my crappy Acer 23" LCD. I have narrowed down my choices to 3 monitors and I need help choosing which one. I do a whole range of things on my computer but I mostly game. All 3 are LED, they all use DVI and HDMI which is good because my current monitor is only VGA.

    Here are the 3 I narrowed it down to.

    Samsung-S22A300: http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B004RML2Q8/?tag=tec053-21

    Asus VS228H: http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B0050Q5PE0/?tag=tec053-21

    LG E2251VR-BN: LG E2251VR-BN 22" LCD/ LED HDMI Monitor | Ebuyer.c...
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    My answer is based on my own personal preference. I've never owned a Samsung monitor so I cannot comment on their brands.
    I have used a 20' ASUS LED 1600x900 for about 2 weeks before giving it to a customer of mine and it was very nice to look at.
    I have used a 23' LG LCD 1920x1080 with built-in TV-Tuner for about 6 months and it was average (don't know how much better their LED models are).

    Overall I would most likely go with the company that has the best customer service reputation, if noone can give you input on that or you don't know, then I would go with the cheapest one. And that's a hard one to choose from, seeing as all 3 companies are very big entities.
    For me, ASUS has shown some good monitors being as they are new to that industry line of products. I would go with ASUS.
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    Only express, for £5.95 I got express and got it in 2 days. the site said wait 4 days though
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    The Asus monitor has the largest dynamic contrast ratio, although I think all 3 have the same static ratio (Which I hear is the important number). If I get it from Amazon, I can get it on next day delivery.
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    Waiting for a better deal is a better but hard thing, don't just jump as after a week regrets will creep in.

    (I waited for 7 days for a sale to start and got my processor for £45 less)

    I know internet buying is tough going but patience has it own rewards.

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