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2015-05-10T08:49:54Z
Still building a gaming rig and not sure how far into my wallet I should dig in order to maximize HD performance. I was looking to get a 22 inch screen, probably bigger than I would still pick. My old monitor was a 19 inch and it seemed huge heh... Any suggestions? If I were looking to spend no more than $150 in a monitor, what should I go for?
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2015-05-10T11:08:31Z
There are thousands of good brands. Acer, Dell, LG, ASUS, Samsung, ViewSonic, BenQ. The definition of HD has faded enough since the only thing that matters is screen size and panel type; which one will give you the best quality for the money.

I usually shy away from TN because they have poor blacks and color:contrast ratio but they have very low refresh rates so they're usually good for gaming. IPS/PLS/AH-VA have better color:contrast ratio and better viewing angles but not much improved blacks.

VA provides the best blacks but at the cost of colors and refresh rates. (I'm not talking 60hz, I'm talking about times like 8ms or 1ms, the time it takes for the screen to refresh itself); if you're looking for a good screen under 50", you should look for a TN screen because an IPS or a VA is likely to cost more but be forewarned that manufacturers inflate contrast ratios for selling points so you'll have to do a lot of research on the matter.

Whatever you choose is up to you, just make sure it's the right choice.

Blackhawk8100
2015-05-10T15:59:29Z
Pssssst! Get a 4k monitor for giggles!
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2015-05-12T00:10:12Z
Ah, interesting. I suppose my ultimate goal was to ensure my monitor loaded all of the game's particles as it should (any game). I understand that things line rendering really just relate to video card quality, cache, and the processor, but all of it can be achieved at the speed they are meant to load up on my visible screen.

My biggest beef would be latency quality. Is there something more I can do to improve latency with what type of PC monitor I get?

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2015-05-12T03:00:00Z

Ah, interesting. I suppose my ultimate goal was to ensure my monitor loaded all of the game's particles as it should (any game). I understand that things line rendering really just relate to video card quality, cache, and the processor, but all of it can be achieved at the speed they are meant to load up on my visible screen.

My biggest beef would be latency quality. Is there something more I can do to improve latency with what type of PC monitor I get?

#CyberPower #Giveaway #HOT

TN provides the least latency of any monitor. (You can even get a monitor that has 1ms latency.) You may have to forgo colors and black levels though but for gaming, it will do.

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2015-05-14T08:46:50Z
There are a lot of good prices for Asus, $150 for some 1ms monitors sounds reasonable.
Blackhawk8100
2015-05-14T11:50:33Z
Watch for deals on HotHardware and also I suggest perusing newegg.com, they have some good stuff
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2015-05-14T17:01:14Z
Newegg is ok. I've seen better deals out of tigerdirect than there, and TD is quite expensive on several aspects. I did however notice that Ebay has a pretty large inventory as far as what I am looking for. The prices still vary, but through Ebay or Amazon seem like good ways to go right now.

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Blackhawk8100
2015-05-14T20:18:54Z
You can get scammed on Ebay and for the current architecture 4k isn't viable.
bobo337
2015-10-23T23:24:26Z
I'm absolutely loving my BenQ RL2455hm, it's only $180

#CyberPower #Giveaway

Blackhawk8100
2015-10-24T01:06:16Z

I'm absolutely loving my BenQ RL2455hm, it's only $180

#CyberPower #Giveaway

Not bad, but forum hashtags? Really? :angrydevi