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2 years ago#1
First off, I searched and looked through multiple pages of topics on this board about monitors, but there were so much different responses and specs involved so here I am making a new one.

Now straight to the chase,

Goal: Looking for a good HD monitor for both PC and console gaming.
Price Range: $200, willing to go up to $250 if needed.
GPU: Zotac GeForce GTX 770 2GB

Keep in mind that i'm Canadian so prices will vary.

P.S. if anyone from my previous build topics see this, I have successfully assembled it and am quite happy with the result so far, thank you all for your help.
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2 years ago#2
I'm not a monitor guru, but any 1080p monitor should be fine. You should be spending more than 200 on a 1080p 60hz monitor.
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2 years ago#3
I beg to disagree. $200 is probably the sweet spot, but you don't have to spend more than that. I just got an ASUS 24" for $180, not on sale either. Best monitor I've used.
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2 years ago#4
VIP86 posted...
I'm not a monitor guru, but any 1080p monitor should be fine. You should be spending more than 200 on a 1080p 60hz monitor.


I think that should read, "You shouldn't be spending more than 200 on a 1080p 60hz monitor."
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2 years ago#5
Clouddx posted...
VIP86 posted...
I'm not a monitor guru, but any 1080p monitor should be fine. You should be spending more than 200 on a 1080p 60hz monitor.


I think that should read, "You shouldn't be spending more than 200 on a 1080p 60hz monitor."


Yes, you're right
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2 years ago#6
Yeah... do you mean 1080p? Because monitors have been "HD" for as long as they've offered higher resolution than old-school TVs.
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2 years ago#7
1080p. IPS. Canada. Just a quick list.

http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/parts/monitor/#sort=a10&p=1&r=192001080
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2 years ago#8
I bought the ASUS 247h-p monitor about a week ago. It's pretty sweet and still on sale on Amazon. Not sure about Canadian Amazon.
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2 years ago#9
Yeah I meant 1080p haha, well I thought it wouldn't be a big of a deal compared to other hardware, but just wanted to make sure. Alright, I think i'll go with an ASUS monitor, thanks guys.
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2 years ago#10
I have an Asus IPS monitor I paid about $160 for (MSRP $190), US pricing. Really happy with it and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it, it's a 24" but the model number eludes me, I'd have to check my amazon order history to give you the exact one I bought.
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