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Old September 30, 2009, 10:31 AM
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I'm thinking of adding a second monitor to my main desktop (see sig). Currently have a great 24" Samsung 245BW (1920x1200) and unfortunely cannot find another exact match except on eBay.

The secondary monitor will serve for TV viewing, dual-screen gaming for separate menus etc., and surfing while using the primary. I'm not sure if I want to stay with another 24" due to desk space restraints or drop down a size or two, perhaps 20"~22".

Any recommendations?
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Old September 30, 2009, 11:36 AM
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the acer H233H is a nice monitor in my opinion (this is my first flat screen so I dont really know what to look for) it is 23 inches though.
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Old September 30, 2009, 06:35 PM
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Thanks. That Acer has nice specs. However, I stopped by my LCS after work today and picked up a 21.5" Samsung P2250 LCD (1920x1080) on sale. It includes the DVI cable which is nice, too.

Should fit nicely next the 245BW.
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Old September 30, 2009, 09:44 PM
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I know I am new here but I strongly second the Samsung P2250 I am using 2X of them right now, and I cant say enough good things about them.
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