new monitor

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Xie, Nov 19, 2003.

  1. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Ok xmas season is coming and I was thinking maybe I would ask for a new monitor but I'm not sure where is even a good place to start to compare and there are millions of places out there, so it can take forever to weed out the MANY bad. So I was wonder if maybe some of you could either point me to some good monitor review sites or maybe just some good ones that you've had or used.

    I currently have a 17" flat screen samsung synchmaster 753df but I would like bigger. :) I would like to also keep crt as LCD are nice but they are expensive and I have and seen ones that couldn't keep up w/ games while refreshing.

    hmm... ok so I think thats enough to start ... any help is greatly appreciated. :D
     
  2. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    I needed a monitor upgrade. I currently have a Unisys 15" CRT. I am asking for the Samsung 17-inch 753DF. I see that you have one.

    I was wondering how good is it? Cuz its pretty cheap here $166CDN.
     
  3. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    It's been a great monitor for me ... only reason I'm thinking of replacing it is I want a bigger one :)
     
  4. Leevoy

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    ne chance of putting in a good word for me..my tft is a natcomp and only 14 inches!
     
  5. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    KDS and Viewsonic are excellent displays (I have a KDS XF-9e) and they are very flat. You can get them shipped for about $190.

    Go here (a pricewatch search for 19" screens) and add the word "flat" to your search.

    Personally, even though I have the KDS, I bought a Viewsonic when building a PC for a friend, and the overall picture is better on the Viewsonic.
     
  6. adamg

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    You might also wanna have a look at the LG 910B (19") flat screen, does 2048x1536. Also BenQ have some nice flat CRTs (the 19" one got Editors Choice in APC here in Australia).
     
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    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

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  8. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    coat.. thats what I use too :)

    no complaints...
     
  9. coathanger007

    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

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    Cool - do you have plain vanilla or sleek black and silver?
     
  10. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    the beige...

    I did;nt realise they made a black and silver in the 19 as well.. at least not @ my local store...

    they had a 17 incher that was black and silver...
     
  11. coathanger007

    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

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    Looks so much smoother than beige. Wonder if it's the same price?