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#1 Posted : Sunday, May 10, 2015 8:49:54 AM(UTC)
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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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#2 Posted : Sunday, May 10, 2015 11:08:31 AM(UTC)
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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.

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#3 Posted : Sunday, May 10, 2015 3:59:29 PM(UTC)
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Pssssst! Get a 4k monitor for giggles!
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, May 12, 2015 12:10:12 AM(UTC)
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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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#5 Posted : Tuesday, May 12, 2015 3:00:00 AM(UTC)
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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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#6 Posted : Thursday, May 14, 2015 8:46:50 AM(UTC)
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There are a lot of good prices for Asus, $150 for some 1ms monitors sounds reasonable.
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#7 Posted : Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:50:33 AM(UTC)
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Watch for deals on HotHardware and also I suggest perusing newegg.com, they have some good stuff
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#8 Posted : Thursday, May 14, 2015 5:01:14 PM(UTC)
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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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#9 Posted : Thursday, May 14, 2015 8:18:54 PM(UTC)
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You can get scammed on Ebay and for the current architecture 4k isn't viable.
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#10 Posted : Friday, October 23, 2015 11:24:26 PM(UTC)
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I'm absolutely loving my BenQ RL2455hm, it's only $180

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#11 Posted : Saturday, October 24, 2015 1:06:16 AM(UTC)
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I'm absolutely loving my BenQ RL2455hm, it's only $180

#CyberPower #Giveaway

Not bad, but forum hashtags? Really? angrydevil

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