Best bang for your buck 19" lcd monitor

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  1. Degenerate

    Degenerate Optimus Riem! OT Supporter

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    I'm looking for a 19" lcd monitor. What's teh best bang for my buck? Budget is about $1000cad which equates to around 700usd. Analog signal is good enough for me. Not looking for noname brand. Something along the lines of Samsung, NEC, Viewsonic, Sony etc.

    I'll be using this for some gaming and watching dvds. Don't want any ghosting.
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    if you're spending that much, you want and will get a DVI input.

    don't think there are too many 19" LCD's without it.

    There was a Dell posted on here a while back that was 19" and, I believe, had a 16ms response time, which you want 16ms or faster for gaming use.
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    that is correct, so 10ms is better than 16ms is bettern than 25ms.

    (but don't waste your time looking for 10ms. 16ms is the best i've seen in a 19" so far).
     
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    I couldn't find any on newegg.com with a 16ms response time. Found 17's and 20's though
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    :slap:

    that's cause it was a Dell, silly.
     
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    Degenerate Optimus Riem! OT Supporter

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    wow I've had so many people recommend me this Dell monitor. I never knew so many people liked Dell.

    What's image contrast ratio?? The Dell ratio is 400:1 while I've seen the Samsung 191T that's 700:1. What does this mean anyways contrast ratio?

    Any other suggestions?
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    actually, i don't like dell, but it's a monitor and not a computer, so i can make an exception. :)
     
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    Samsung 193P or 910T
     
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    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=3962908&vpn=MJ19BSASQ&manufacture=SAMSUNG%20(CAD)%20CANADA%20INC

    Samsung 910T in silver. 800:1 contrast and 270cd brightness. They're amazing screens.
     
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    when they say 800:1 ratio what does it mean? I take it the higher the ratio the better?
     
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    Higher the contrast ratio the better and the higher the brightness, the better.
     

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