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Is this a good, cheap gaming monitor?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
September 17, 2013 11:46:08 AM

GPU: MSI Radeon 7850

Not too heavy gaming, something around World of Warcraft or Assassins creed level
a b 4 Gaming
a c 119 U Graphics card
a b C Monitor
September 17, 2013 11:57:59 AM

Your chosen monitor is good, but the viewing angles are limited, and its a TN panel monitor.

Look at this monitor with IPS panel and full viewing angel and lots more. It has a 3.5mm jack for audio out in the back, though not mentioned.
September 17, 2013 12:00:23 PM

I actually just went thru this same drill, I have a 7870 card. I thought about the cheap Korean hi-def screens, thought about the nice Dell's, looked at the Asus including your choice which went on sale today (good buy IMHO). After a few days of research I decided that the Viewsonic was the way to go . Very similar monitor except for 27 inch.

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a b 4 Gaming
a b U Graphics card
a b C Monitor
September 17, 2013 12:06:57 PM

As mentioned, I would get an IPS monitor.
Here is a list op possibilities:,2...

Here is my selection:
-$143.99, no rebate, free shipping
-178 H and V viewing angle
-Built-in Speakers
-DVI, HDMI, and VGA inputs