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Which LCD?

Postposted on Sun Mar 30, 2008 5:24 am

I'm, having a small dilemma here, I'm looking for a decent LCD Monitor and I have found two of them but I can't decide which to get, it's between the ASUS MW221U and Samsung SM226BW. Please help me?
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Re: Which LCD?

Postposted on Sun Mar 30, 2008 7:15 am

When you say "decent", what do you mean? 22" monitors use TN panels, which do not display the full range of colors. Some users might not notice it, but many do. If the monitor is just for web surfing and gaming, it's fine, though. I'd recommend the Samsung of those two models. I've seen it in person and it's very nice.
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Re: Which LCD?

Postposted on Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:24 am

I have the 226 BW , it's an awesome monitor
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Re: Which LCD?

Postposted on Sun Mar 30, 2008 9:08 am

Samsung also makes a 216BW. Will get the job done 2. Think it is a little bit cheaper ($50) and just as good. It's actually a 21.6" instead of the 22". Picked it against a HP 2207 since the HP had the high gloss screen. Can't stand all those refelctions while looking at my favorite site, TechReport.com. U only lose the .4 inches. Took me about 3 weeks to get the contrast set where I liked it. Brightness on 55 and Contrast on 60. Makes the text and pics show up real nice.
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Re: Which LCD?

Postposted on Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:16 am

Couldn't spot the 226BW on Newegg. The Samsung 2253BW ($ 270 after MIR) seems to be its successor according to this post on TR (and hence should be better? :-)).
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