Best 23-24 Inch PC Gaming monitor

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#1 Posted by MaKamkam (25 posts) -
Could you guys choose the best PC gaming monitor for me from this site? http://www.zap.co.il/models.aspx?sog=c-monitor&db346073=346074&db4163=181885&db346076=346077 The prefernces i chose were: 16:9 2 milisecond response time
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#2 Posted by MGS-GrayFox (319 posts) -

Just wanted to make sure that you are aware that response time has very little to do with input delay. Having a low respose time is good because it reduces artifacts such as ghosting in fast motion images. Input delay on the other hand, is the difference between the time a signal is input to a display and the time it is actually shown by the display. If you want a monitor with low input delay look no further than the ASUS VH236H 23 Inch Widescreen LCD Monitor. I have 2 and they're amazing. BTW this should have been posted in the audio/video hardware discussion forum ;)

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#3 Posted by MaKamkam (25 posts) -
My bad. Funnily enough i bought a VH238T and it had a stuck pixel from the start, so they refunded me. If you could check out the link and recommend me the best monitor from the long ass list, that would be great.
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#4 Posted by jer_1 (7451 posts) -

What kind of crazy make believe language is that page? Google won't even attempt to translate this crap for me...

I'm going to take a wild guess and say...5?

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#5 Posted by BPoole96 (22817 posts) -

I have a 24" Asus VW246H and love it

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#6 Posted by edinsftw (4244 posts) -

I have a 24" Asus VW246H and love it

BPoole96

^this asus has good monitors

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#7 Posted by LUMIN4RY (416 posts) -

Get this and you will be happy. Asus rocks!

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Asus-VH242H/12457223

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#8 Posted by Baranga (14217 posts) -

Here you go buddy: http://www.zap.co.il/model.aspx?modelid=792345

This is what I own and it's amazing. You can also search for the VG236H version which is bundled with 3D glasses (that's the one I actually bought, it's not on the site). Beware though - it's glossy, like a laptop screen, so make sure you won't have a light source shining straight at it.

What kind of crazy make believe language is that page? Google won't even attempt to translate this crap for me...

I'm going to take a wild guess and say...5?

jer_1

Hebrew. You could just type a monitor in the search bar, that's what I did:P

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#9 Posted by oajlu (2652 posts) -

If you only care about quality, then go with Samsung. If your budget is limit, then Asus is not a bad choice for its price.

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#10 Posted by MaKamkam (25 posts) -

If you only care about quality, then go with Samsung. If your budget is limit, then Asus is not a bad choice for its price.

oajlu
Budget is limited, yeah. The problem with Asus monitors is that you can`t put anything on top of them since the top isn`t square. Any other choices? I`m not looking for 3d or anything beyond a 23 inch LED.
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#11 Posted by Silicel1 (2342 posts) -
[QUOTE="oajlu"]

If you only care about quality, then go with Samsung. If your budget is limit, then Asus is not a bad choice for its price.

MaKamkam
Budget is limited, yeah. The problem with Asus monitors is that you can`t put anything on top of them since the top isn`t square. Any other choices? I`m not looking for 3d or anything beyond a 23 inch LED.

huh?
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#12 Posted by commonfate (13320 posts) -

I have a 24" Asus monitor. Really can't go wrong with such a quality brand.

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#13 Posted by godonholiday (379 posts) -

Im looking at the Asus or BenQ the 3d monitors they have seem to get 4-5 stars everywhere. I am really interested in the 120Hz and maybe 3d in the future.

I have heard that you need to have the right cable to get 120Hz? Or 3d?

Anyone know which cables?

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#14 Posted by MaKamkam (25 posts) -
Anything other than ASUS? For FPS COD gaming?
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#15 Posted by -CheeseEater- (5258 posts) -
Serious about gaming? Get a BenQ XL2410T 23.6 Inch Widescreen LED Monitor 120Hz.
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#16 Posted by edinsftw (4244 posts) -

Anything other than ASUS? For FPS COD gaming?MaKamkam

I dont think i can help you anymore, plus audio/video forum would be able to help more probably.

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#17 Posted by XaosII (16705 posts) -

I hope you're noticing a pattern here: Most people simply recommend the monitor that they have.

Few people have ever actually tested and experienced a variety of monitors. Most monitors will provide an acceptable level of quality so it seems fine. I do find it humorous how people are recommending their own sub $200 monitor as "the best 23-24 inch PC gaming monitor". I mean, really? The Asus monitor is neither IPS nor 120 Hz.

There are basically two schools of thought regarding gaming monitors that are mutually exclusive; Do you want better colors or smoother fluid motion?

If you want better colors, then you'll want an IPS panel monitor. The NEC LCD2490WuXi is one of the best 24 inch IPS monitors you can find, especially since it has the ability to store a color lookup table on its own hardware provided you also purchase a Spectraview spectrophotometer. It also has an A-TW polarizer that removes the most common complaint of IPS monitor known as "IPS glow" during very dark scenes. The NEC monitor is around $800 bucks and probably more than you'd like to spend.

The Dell UltraSharp u2412M is considered a "low-end" IPS monitor though still considerably better than something like the recommended Asus monitor. Its around $350 and lacks some of the advanced features of the NEC, but you're not likely to miss those features anyways.

If you want smoother motion, then you'll want a 120 Hz monitor. There are no 120 Hz IPS monitors out there which is why, for the moment, the decision is mutually exclusive and you'll have to accept the poor color rendering and poor viewing angles of a TN panel LCD.

The two most popular models for 120 Hz gaming are probably the Benq XL2410T and the Asus VG236H. I liked the Asus is a bit better, but its also a little pricier at around $490.

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#18 Posted by davaniius (498 posts) -

I hope you're noticing a pattern here: Most people simply recommend the monitor that they have.

Few people have ever actually tested and experienced a variety of monitors. Most monitors will provide an acceptable level of quality so it seems fine. I do find it humorous how people are recommending their own sub $200 monitor as "the best 23-24 inch PC gaming monitor". I mean, really? The Asus monitor is neither IPS nor 120 Hz.

There are basically two schools of thought regarding gaming monitors that are mutually exclusive; Do you want better colors or smoother fluid motion?

If you want better colors, then you'll want an IPS panel monitor. The NEC LCD2490WuXi is one of the best 24 inch IPS monitors you can find, especially since it has the ability to store a color lookup table on its own hardware provided you also purchase a Spectraview spectrophotometer. It also has an A-TW polarizer that removes the most common complaint of IPS monitor known as "IPS glow" during very dark scenes. The NEC monitor is around $800 bucks and probably more than you'd like to spend.

The Dell UltraSharp u2412M is considered a "low-end" IPS monitor though still considerably better than something like the recommended Asus monitor. Its around $350 and lacks some of the advanced features of the NEC, but you're not likely to miss those features anyways.

If you want smoother motion, then you'll want a 120 Hz monitor. There are no 120 Hz IPS monitors out there which is why, for the moment, the decision is mutually exclusive and you'll have to accept the poor color rendering and poor viewing angles of a TN panel LCD.

The two most popular models for 120 Hz gaming are probably the Benq XL2410T and the Asus VG236H. I liked the Asus is a bit better, but its also a little pricier at around $490.

XaosII

Well said. I like the Asus vg236 because I prefer a glossy coating for tn panel as it helps the usually duller colors that tn's have compared to ips panels.

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#19 Posted by godonholiday (379 posts) -

I hope you're noticing a pattern here: Most people simply recommend the monitor that they have.

Few people have ever actually tested and experienced a variety of monitors. Most monitors will provide an acceptable level of quality so it seems fine. I do find it humorous how people are recommending their own sub $200 monitor as "the best 23-24 inch PC gaming monitor". I mean, really? The Asus monitor is neither IPS nor 120 Hz.

There are basically two schools of thought regarding gaming monitors that are mutually exclusive; Do you want better colors or smoother fluid motion?

If you want better colors, then you'll want an IPS panel monitor. The NEC LCD2490WuXi is one of the best 24 inch IPS monitors you can find, especially since it has the ability to store a color lookup table on its own hardware provided you also purchase a Spectraview spectrophotometer. It also has an A-TW polarizer that removes the most common complaint of IPS monitor known as "IPS glow" during very dark scenes. The NEC monitor is around $800 bucks and probably more than you'd like to spend.

The Dell UltraSharp u2412M is considered a "low-end" IPS monitor though still considerably better than something like the recommended Asus monitor. Its around $350 and lacks some of the advanced features of the NEC, but you're not likely to miss those features anyways.

If you want smoother motion, then you'll want a 120 Hz monitor. There are no 120 Hz IPS monitors out there which is why, for the moment, the decision is mutually exclusive and you'll have to accept the poor color rendering and poor viewing angles of a TN panel LCD.

The two most popular models for 120 Hz gaming are probably the Benq XL2410T and the Asus VG236H. I liked the Asus is a bit better, but its also a little pricier at around $490.

XaosII

Great reply, I was looking at the BenQ as it pivots to portrait view. I write a lot of code and would prob have it in this mode between gaming.

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#20 Posted by Baranga (14217 posts) -

I have heard that you need to have the right cable to get 120Hz? Or 3d?

Anyone know which cables?

godonholiday

HDMI 1.4 or a dual-link DVI cable. At least the DVI cable should come with the monitor.

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#21 Posted by godonholiday (379 posts) -

[QUOTE="godonholiday"]

I have heard that you need to have the right cable to get 120Hz? Or 3d?

Anyone know which cables?

Baranga

HDMI 1.4 or a dual-link DVI cable. At least the DVI cable should come with the monitor.

Thanks, so the HDMI cable is special, but the hdmi ports on the monitor should be 1.4 and on my graphics card.

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#22 Posted by lil_d_mack_314 (13969 posts) -

I'm going to grabthisone sooner or later :D.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236052

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#23 Posted by MaKamkam (25 posts) -
That`s all fine and dandy and i do appeciate all those that took the time to write me their opinions but: 1.My budget is 200 bucks 2.I can only buy whats from that list i gave you guys(The site)
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#24 Posted by gbrading (8070 posts) -

This topic belongs in PC Hardware Discussion: PC & Mac Games is for game-specific discussions. Please continue it there. Many thanks!