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Need advice on a monitor

#1betatechPosted 3/29/2014 5:36:57 AM(edited)
I'm in the market for a new monitor for use as an extended desktop and for connecting to PS3/4 for VOD/games.

I need the monitor to support 1920x1080, 22-24", HDMI and built in speakers. Maximum budget is 150.

So far I'm looking at two:
BenQ GL2460HM (listed as 129.99 but I can get it for 117)
http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/1663958.htm
AOC i2267Fwh (112)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/AOC-i2267Fwh-21-5-inch-Monitor/dp/B009Y4FAVC/ref=sr_1_2?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1395253052&sr=1-2

I know IPS has better colour reproduction and viewing angles but I read somewhere that apparently it CAN be worse for gaming.

How are these or are there any better recommendations?

Thank you.
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#2betatech(Topic Creator)Posted 3/29/2014 6:56:27 AM
Are there any HDTVs which can be used as decent monitors? I know Samsung have a line which says "HDTV monitors" but I'm wondering in general.
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#3LordSeiferPosted 3/29/2014 6:58:30 AM
yes but tvs are not generally 22 inches anyway so just buy a monitor
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^ this
#4betatech(Topic Creator)Posted 3/29/2014 8:21:42 AM(edited)
Anyone have any experience with either maker? How are they generally?

LordSeifer posted...
yes but tvs are not generally 22 inches anyway so just buy a monitor


Thanks, I was just wondering because I saw Samsung market specific TVs/monitors as these.
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#5CELTEKKPosted 3/29/2014 8:21:18 AM(edited)
I currently have a Samsung 23" 1080p monitor. it's served me well for about 1.5 yrs now. no complaints. would recommend.

edit: the speakers are horrible though. not a problem for me since I don't use them.
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#6betatech(Topic Creator)Posted 3/29/2014 9:26:04 AM
CELTEKK posted...
edit: the speakers are horrible though. not a problem for me since I don't use them.


That would be a problem then, I know I could use external speakers but I don't really have the room for them.
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#7r0ge00Posted 3/29/2014 9:27:46 AM
Everyone has room for headphones. Build in speakers are beyond garbage.
#8betatech(Topic Creator)Posted 3/29/2014 9:45:44 AM
r0ge00 posted...
Everyone has room for headphones. Build in speakers are beyond garbage.


I don't want to always use headphones and while I know they're not the best, if possible, I'd like something adequate.
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#9betatech(Topic Creator)Posted 3/29/2014 12:12:45 PM
CELTEKK posted...
I currently have a Samsung 23" 1080p monitor. it's served me well for about 1.5 yrs now. no complaints. would recommend.


Forgot to ask, which model (or at the very least type) of monitor is it?

One thing that I'm wondering is whether to go IPS or stick with TN.
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#10EpicKingdom_Posted 3/29/2014 12:34:11 PM
Guys, is the ASUS PB278Q still a nice pick?
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