22" - 24" Monitor

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22" - 24" Monitor

Post by Ebbing » Sat Feb 17, 2007 10:10 pm

Just wanting to get some opinions on what people think the best monitor is for around 300-450 dollars. Looking for LCD 22" or 24". A few that i have been looking at are:


http://www.samsung.com/Products/Monitor ... ifications

not currently out yet but its a 24".

http://www.sceptre.com/Products/LCD/Spe ... g_Naga.htm

and then


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6824236011


Those are 3 monitors i am currently looking at. If anyone has any that would be better then post here also and ill look at them. I do alot of gaming, mainly all i do and watch movies on my comp.
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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Sun Feb 18, 2007 2:11 am

i would take a look at the dell 22in wide, its less than 300.
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Post by setscrew » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:00 am

The Samsung 226 is a good choice based on reviews that I have read. CC has it in stock.

http://www.circuitcity.com/ccd/productDetail.do?oid=170

They have a liberal return policy so that you can find one without any dead pixels (if you live close to a store).

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Post by Digital Puppy » Sun Feb 18, 2007 10:23 am

Here's another vote for the Dell....it's a great monitor.
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Post by vrioux » Sun Feb 18, 2007 11:35 am

Wait for Dell's "Days of deals". It happens every once in a while. They offer great rebates on 20, 22 and 24 inchers every time there is that deal. You could get the 22 for 249 or 299, or the 24 for 599!

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Post by Ebbing » Sun Feb 18, 2007 12:23 pm

Ive heard the dell 22" isnt that great though. Heard it has really bad back light bleeding and its really noticable if you watch movies or you go from like a dark area to a light area, for example going out of a tunnel into a snow covered area in a FPS game.

I will probably swing by Circuit city and pick up the samsung 226. The samsung 225 was a really good monitor and all the reviews for the 226 says its better than the 225.

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Re: 22" - 24" Monitor

Post by moon111 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 4:04 pm

Whenever I see Sceptre, I think someone just misspelled sphincter.

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Post by Azndude51 » Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:07 pm

One thing you should consider when choosing between 22" and 24" are the resolutions. 22" has 1680x1050 native and 24" is usually 1920x1200 native. If you're going to game, you're going to need a better graphics card just go to get the same frame rates on a 24" as a 22" at their native resolutions. Also, the text size and pizel sizes are going to differ.

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Post by Ebbing » Sun Feb 18, 2007 10:59 pm

well im pretty sure i can hold any resolution.

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Post by DaIceMan » Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:33 pm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6824116060

that's the monitor I have and I love it.

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Post by dgood » Mon Feb 19, 2007 10:46 pm

honestly they are all good monitors its all about how many colors or how much contrast you want in your monitor oh and price is always a big deal breaker. so look for the best price with the most of the things you want on the monitor. I've found sceptre to have some very nice products my 20.1" lcd is amazing.
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Post by slugbug » Tue Feb 20, 2007 4:44 pm

I got a Dell E228WFP 22" for $299 Canadian and I'm pretty happy with it.

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Post by Racerboyf1 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:14 pm

I just bought this http://www.viewsonic.com/products/deskt ... /vx2235wm/ @ just over 300.00 from newegg after mail in rebate. It's fantastic!
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Re: 22" - 24" Monitor

Post by Racerboyf1 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 11:16 pm

moon111 wrote:
Whenever I see Sceptre, I think someone just misspelled sphincter.
:mrgreen: Oh that's some funny chit man :mrgreen:
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Post by R3N3G4D3 » Wed Feb 21, 2007 1:18 am

From previous experience, I wouldn't suggest a Sceptre monitor. The one I previously used was a Sceptre and I had hundreds of dead pixels after half a year of use. I tried running the dead-pixel recovery software and that didn't fix any of the pixels. For the last 2 months I'm using this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6824252008 and so far I love it (not a single dead pixel yet, but time will tell how good it is, the reviews for it seem amazing though).

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Post by wyatt` » Wed Feb 21, 2007 8:40 am

I have been very happy with my Samsung 204b 20.1". Purchased over a year ago now and not a single dead pixel or issue.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6824001226
I'd recommend any Samsung LCD product as they are one of the few that actually manufacture their LCD panels.
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