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Old 03-12-2006, 11:30 AM   #1
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alright, so i need a new monitor. I have a old Gateway EV700 17". So im looking something that works great with games, and with graphic designs. Since im going to school for graphic designs and all that, I need something that shows true color as close as possible.

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Old 03-12-2006, 11:46 AM   #2
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alright, so i need a new monitor. I have a old Gateway EV700 17". So im looking something that works great with games, and with graphic designs. Since im going to school for graphic designs and all that, I need something that shows true color as close as possible.

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In that case you will want an LCD monitor with a high contrast ratio and a fast response time. Widescreen is also a nice feature, but it starts getting expensive when you include that. Are you looking at another 17" monitor or something bigger?
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What is your budget?
I would go with something by Viewsonic, Samsung or another good name brand.
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Like Distortion said, a fast response time. To clear this up, the lower the number (closer to 0) the "faster"
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Old 03-12-2006, 12:33 PM   #6
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Basically you want a pretty good monitor. Well here's a nice one and I'm speaking from experience on this model:

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ViewSonic VX922 Black/Silver 19" 2ms gray-to-gray (avg.); 2ms white-black-white (typ) LCD Monitor 270 cd/m2 650:1 0.294mm Pixel Pitch - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116375

You better get that now because it's on sale this weekend. It's a hot monitor...
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Old 03-12-2006, 08:50 PM   #7
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no budget, im willing to pay w/e it takes, i can save up four acouple pay checks if needed. Im looking for something bigger than my 17"
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Gateway FPD2185W hands down. http://accessories.gateway.com/Acces....htm?ref=merch
Its better than my 2005FPW.
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I have a acer al1914, its cheap if you are worried about money. And it works VERY well, if you aren't worried about money just go for the best.
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If you arent worried about money, and need the performance, get a 2405FPW, or the Gateway i mentioned earlier. If you want size, get the 3007WFP.
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