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Old November 19, 2013, 07:45 PM
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ViewSonic's VX2252 costs just $150. Normally, monitors in this price range represent the bottom of the barrel...but not this time around.

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Old November 19, 2013, 07:48 PM
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Except once again Viewsonic has to do something to make their monitors horribly distacting.. Glossy bezel and a bright annoying light in the middle of it.

And why call it a 22" when its not? Its a 21.5" monitor as we all know diagonal is the true measure.
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Old November 19, 2013, 10:41 PM
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I wouldn't mind seeing more reviews for monitors priced in the lower range. Sometimes you can save a nice amount of money and not sacrifice too much, especially for a budget build or something like that.
I recently purchased a 24" AOC monitor for my folks for just $140. They didn't need anything fancy but I really would have liked to know a little more before buying it. I was very impressed with the way it looks and the display quality looks fine to my untrained eye.
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Old November 20, 2013, 04:37 AM
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That's what we're working on. However, like the CPU companies, monitor companies always want to look "good" by sending out their flagship models.
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I glossed over it initially thinking that a 22" TN panel wouldn't be able to fit any niche I might come up with, but then I saw the bit about it being a 22" 1080p panel....
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What the big deal about it being 1080p? Aren't most 22" monitors 1050p? It's only a difference of about 200 pixels isn't it? ~10 pixels per inch?
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What the big deal about it being 1080p? Aren't most 22" monitors 1050p? It's only a difference of about 200 pixels isn't it? ~10 pixels per inch?
No such thing as 1050p. Its either 1080p or 16:10. On a 21.5" monitor a 1080 screen is VERY SMALL and gives you above the same real estate as a 19" 4:3 monitor height wise.
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What the big deal about it being 1080p? Aren't most 22" monitors 1050p? It's only a difference of about 200 pixels isn't it? ~10 pixels per inch?
It's not just the 1080, it's the fact that it's a full 1920X1080. My 22" Dell IPS is 1680X1050.
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That's what we're working on. However, like the CPU companies, monitor companies always want to look "good" by sending out their flagship models.
That's understandable.

I'm currently using a 24" 1920 x 1200 monitor that I picked up many years back. It also didn't break the bank. Not such a popular format anymore - anyone know why that is?
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That's understandable.

I'm currently using a 24" 1920 x 1200 monitor that I picked up many years back. It also didn't break the bank. Not such a popular format anymore - anyone know why that is?
Because its "cheaper" to create 1080p panels than it is 16:10 panels and EVERYONE thinks 1080p monitors are the cats meow.
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