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    Are Medion monitors any good?

    I have seen a 19" Medion TFT with dual inputs (DVI & Dsub) and is rated as 8ms. Are these monitors any good for gaimng/movies?

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    How much is it? What is its native resolution?

    I didnt know that they made monitors, i just thought they made Laptops and Media/Office Pcs.

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    £99 (not new)

    and the native res is 1280 x 1024
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    Don't buy a TFT from Medion, it's ****, buy Acer/Samsung.
    For CRT's they were good (got a 19" from them, and it's great)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davion
    Don't buy a TFT from Medion, it's ****, buy Acer/Samsung.
    For CRT's they were good (got a 19" from them, and it's great)

    Thought the price is too good to be true..

    What about Benq?
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    I've got 2 of their 17" ones - one is great, but the other has a very minor fault. Medion that is, not Benq.

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    I've a Benq 17" FP737-S. Image quality is excellent, no smearing in-game, nice and small bezel and foot.
    I have had 1 pixel go to grey, it's not really that noticeable so I haven't bother to go through the return/replace route. Aren't most consumer monitors certified up to 3 duff pixels anyway?

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    Thanks for the replies guys.

    I decided not to buy the Medion but instead go for a Scan today only offer and ordered the 17" Daewoo Lucoms TFT @ £104. It has both analog and digital sockets and has pivot as well so good features for the price. I just hope the screen is good as I can't find any info!
    Scans lists it as a premium screen and the coloured versions are £150
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