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    Need advice on buying a monitor

    I'm looking to buy a nice monitor. The mammoth of a CRT I have at the moment kills my eyes

    I have no idea what to go for, there seems to be so much choice. 24" seems like a good size. Is there anything that's great value for money at the moment?

    I'd be very greatful for any advice!

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    Re: Need advice on buying a monitor

    i think the yuraku is still good value for money

    (i have a broken one and it's still great )

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    Re: Need advice on buying a monitor

    Have you got a budget in mind? Might be easier to recommend you a LCD monitor if we have an idea of how much of your money we can burn.

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    Re: Need advice on buying a monitor

    I think £200 is the top end of what I'd like to spend, I suppose a little more if it would make a big difference but I'd rather spend under £200.

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    Re: Need advice on buying a monitor

    I'm thinking of ordering the samsung syncmaster 245b in the next 20 minutes. Think it would be a good buy?

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    Re: Need advice on buying a monitor

    It looks OK...why the hurry? Where are you ordering from?

    Edit: TrustedReviews seem to think it's a decent choice on a budget, particularly for gaming.

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    Re: Need advice on buying a monitor

    The 245B seems to be something of a marmite monitor; reviewrs either love it or hate it. I must say, when is saw it in PC World (Top tip: go there to compare monitor pictures. )I thought it had a horrible blue tint, but it may just have been badly calibrated (IE: PCW person just heaves it out the box, spends ten minutes figuring out which way up it goes and then just leaves it on display). For £200, I chose to get a high-end (for home purposes at least) 22" monitor rather than a bargain basement 24" and ave been very happy with my Samsung T220.

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    Re: Need advice on buying a monitor

    If you can still find one:

    http://forums.hexus.net/graphics-car...ml#post1449736

    I'm still more than happy with mine: The only problem I have found with monitors is that they shrink with age.

    However, I think I may have strayed outside the 20 minute barrier.

    Which one did you go get?
    Every little helps!

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