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Old October 19, 2008, 09:50 AM
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Default Deciding between 3 sammsung monitors

I was wondering which one is the best in terms of quality, performance and price
Samsung SyncMaster 2253 BW ($212 and Canada Computers-cheapest one)
Samsung SyncMaster 2243 BWX ($270 at Costco- best warranty imo)
Samsung SyncMaster T220 (250 at Future shop )
I'm Buying locally and want a 22" widescreen
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Old October 19, 2008, 10:17 AM
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Im not sure about the 2253 and 2243, but I have a T240, which is just a 24 inch version of the T220, and Im really happy with this monitor!
Couple buying tips, as i just picked up mine recently:
If you can wait a few weeks for the one you decide on to go on sale. Futureshop and Bestbuy flyers come out on fridays, and staples on wednesday. If anyone of the stores has it on sale, then you can go to any other chain and they will pricematch it and usually give you a slightly better deal (extra 10% of differance off) So my monitor was usually 430 at bestbuy and it went on sale for 350, so i went to futureshop which is closer and they give it to me for 340 :D

Good luck with your purchase!
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Old October 19, 2008, 11:12 AM
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Of those 3, I'd say the T220. The T220 is definitely better than the 2243, but I haven't seen the 2253 ... The Samsung T series is probably the best TN panel I've seen to date, so I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it at those prices.

We have the T220 for $340 @ Staples, BTW, so if you wanted to pricematch w/ Futureshop, you'd get it for $241 from Staples.
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