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bovine.baron March 10, 2009 12:11 AM

BenQ E2200HD: Good Monitor?
 
Hey guys, Anitec's having a sale right pricing these at $199.95 and it seems to have great reviews. I just wanted your advice on whether to spring for this or if there's any other monitors you all would recommend in the ~$200 range?

ragenrok March 10, 2009 09:41 AM

im asking myself the exact same questions. All the reviews seem to say this is a good monitor for gaming and movies, but I'd love some actual opinions on it from anybody here that has one.

kirik March 10, 2009 11:00 AM

I think it depends on how good a monitor you are looking for. If you are looking for a cheap monitor but are not expecting super high quality for everything then it is a decent monitor. I bought one in november and since I don't have particularly high standards for my monitor (I don't do anything like image editing and video editing) I am very happy with mine.

ragenrok March 10, 2009 11:55 AM

yup, all i would want from it is gaming (mianly PC) I dont do any image editing so im more worried about response times and unput lag and it seems to be very good for that.

bovine.baron March 10, 2009 12:44 PM

Ditto with ragenrok, the only image editing I do is for quick gags :haha:

Realityshift March 10, 2009 12:49 PM

From what ive read these are decent monitors for the price, I would perfer to go with samsung or LG though as im not a big fan of Benq.
LG W2242TQ-BF 22IN Widescreen LCD Black 2MS 1680X1050 8000:1 300CD/M2 VGA DVI Tilt Monitor - DirectCanada this ones nice but it doesnt come with the higher res. but I dont have much problems with playing
anything at 1650x1080, just personal preference. Im sure the benq would be just fine for a $200 monitor.

Thund3rball March 10, 2009 01:25 PM

For 22" TN panels these are probably the highest rated currently.

BenQ X2200W
Viewsonic VX2262WM
HP W2207
Samsung T220

bovine.baron March 12, 2009 04:19 PM

Ended up getting an Acer X223H when I was at Anitec looking at the ones on display. Nice sharp picture and even HDMI and hi-def if I ever want to start using it for an HTPC. It's about $20 more but worth it in the long run, I think.


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