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Old 07-07-2009, 12:22 AM   #1
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Default Sceptre vs. Acer 24'' @ costco

Well, I need a new monitor quick-like. I am going down to costco tomorrow to pick one up.

Sceptre

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product...=BC&Ne=4000000

Acer

http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product...=BC&Ne=4000000

The specs on the Sceptre looks alot better, even more real estate with a larger resolution. It seems great for the price. But my 22' Sceptre I was totally happy with until my DVI went out and I had to use VGA with it, and then it totally died.

I am afraid to try the 'better looking' sceptre, and I kind of want to just go with the acer because its new to me.

I can look at them tomorrow but I cant know for sure till I get them in my house. I am going to buy two of whichever one.

Discuss what you would do?
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Old 07-07-2009, 12:37 PM   #2
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Default Re: Sceptre vs. Acer 24'' @ costco

If you have not bought it yet, I would go with the Acer. I have NEVER had problems with Acer. Sceptre, on the other hand, has not done too well. I know a few people who bought Sceptre brand monitors before and they tend to die quickly, or have dead pixels, or bad out puts. Acer is a great brand with good recognition.
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Old 07-07-2009, 01:52 PM   #3
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Default Re: Sceptre vs. Acer 24'' @ costco

I'd get the Acer, personally. For one, it's just a more reputable brand IMHO. Secondly, every company lies about their contrast ratio (Samsung says some of theirs are like 50,000:1...). Thirdly, the resolutions aren't that far off, and I'm not sure why you would need anything more than the Acer offers. At any rate, the price point is bad for either.

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Old 07-07-2009, 02:12 PM   #4
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Default Re: Sceptre vs. Acer 24'' @ costco

Thanks for confirming my beliefs.

I will probably go with the Acer. I hope to get down there today, looks like I wont so now I am shooting for tomorrow. But this 17' monitor is killing me after being on a 22'' for 4 years.

I am going to sell my 17'' to recoup some money as well.
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