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Old 02-24-2009, 08:41 PM   #1
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I currently have this monitor.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1218024601452

I want to get this from WalMart. I have a gift card from them.
http://www.walmart.com/catalog/produ...ct_id=10629576

How much of a difference would I see between the two?
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I really couldn't say without seeing them running together. I'd imagine that there really wont be a great difference between the two.

Is there anything wrong with your current monitor?
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Old 02-24-2009, 08:51 PM   #3
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I really couldn't say without seeing them running together. I'd imagine that there really wont be a great difference between the two.

Is there anything wrong with your current monitor?
No, I'm just getting another one to run in dual mode.
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^ better contrast ratio on the second one.

Course I care more about size than anything else

i hate running 2 different monitors. It looks stupid because sometimes one is brighter, more vibrant or has deeper contrast
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your monitor supports 1080p, that walmart monitor doesnt come close. But the walmart monitor has a better contrast ratio but not by much (yours is 1000:1 the walmart is at 2500:1 but i would look for 5000:1 or 10000:1). So no you wont see a difference at all with that lcd

Look for monitor with a really high contrast ratio and 1920 x 1080 maximum resolution

EDIT: no walmart monitor supports 1080p and just to get 8000:1 contrast they charge you an extra $150, Samsung LCD

So just go with the one you picked out, 2500:1 is good anyway... for walmart
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^ yea, its true, the second monitor has really low max res
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My current monitor only supports up to 720P. I put the wrong item by accident.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1201306785562

Bump.

I really need to make a decision soon, guys. Thanks for all of the help so far. I wish I didn't put the wrong monitor in, haha.
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Your contrast ration is amazing g on the monitor you have. plus 2ms reponse time? thats insane. The monitors at walmart dont come close.

Unless you go to newegg your stuck with picking out a worse monitor than you already have.
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Okay, so I'll take anything from any site that comes close. The price has to be sub $190 though.
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