Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by dreamliner77, Mar 27, 2002.

  1. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

    Red Sox Nation
    Alrighty then, I need a new monitor. I need any opinions if that is possible. My 2 choices right now are:

    KDS XFlat XF-9p 19-inch (flat screen, $210 at Sams Club)


    Mag 986FS 19 inch ($149 after rebate from Best Buy)

    Anyone have any opinions?

    By the way, I'm only using a Riva TNT2 32meg w/tv out
  2. Qumahlin

    Qumahlin Moderator

    I'd go for the mag...or save some money and get a viewsonic... DO NOT get a KDS...right now they are having serious manufacturing flaws. Entire batches of their monitors have been crapping hear gas..smell chlorine/plastic...the picture gets blurred near the center permanently and the monitor is useless

    KDS is aware of the problems, they barely question you when you mention your monitor failed, they will offer to send you a better replacement or sometimes even more then 1 monitor...but the problem is I know people who have had the replacements fail :(
  3. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

    Red Sox Nation
    Once again, invaluable advice, Q. well, I'm off to go get the Mag. Finally go the right drivers for my video card too. It will be a good day :D
  4. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

    Miami, Fl
    ok...i found this deal on pricewatch and i couldnt pass it up
    samsung syncmaster 955df
    19" true flat screen
    .20 dot pitch (VERY GOOD)
    last time i looked they were going for like $190 (us)
    i use it for everything i buy...well almost
  5. da rock

    da rock Guest

    i had 2 kds 17" monitors go out,just got the replacements today,
    so i'll give em 2 weeks and see what happens,but i WILL NOT buy
    anymore KDS monitors! lesson learned!