wich of these 2 LCD monitors would you buy?? for gaming

Mainly for gaming but the price is the same , big difference really is size vrs the ms!

FP202W 51cm (20") LCD Monitor

Display Specifications
LCD Size 51.1cm (20.1") wide screen
Display Area 433.4 x 270.9mm
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0.258
Screen Aspect Ratio 16:10
Brightness (typ.) 300cd/m2
Contrast Ratio (typ.) 600:1
Viewing Angle (L/R;U/D) (CR>=10) 140 / 130
Response Time (rise+fall) (typ.) 8ms (5+3)
Display Colours 16.7 million
Monitor Specifications
Native Resolution 1680x1050(WSXGA+)
Horizontal Frequency (KHz) 31 - 81
Vertical Frequency (Hz) 56-76 (for 1680x1050, max 60Hz)
Video Bandwidth (MHZ) 165
Input Connector D-Sub and DVI-D
Power Supply 90 - 240 AC
Power Consumption (max) 60W
Standby Power Consumption <=1W @ 120V
<=2W @ 240V
Colour Temperature Reddish / Normal / Bluish + User mode
OSD Languages 8
Auto Image Alignment Feature iKey
Kensington Lock Yes
Dimensions (H x W x D) 396.7 x 479.6 x 169.9mm
Net Weight (kg) 5.7
Special Features
Senseye™ Yes
Speaker No
VESA Wall Mounting 100 x 100mm
Tilt (forward/back) (degrees) -2 ~ +20
Included Accessories
Signal cable VGA and DVI cable


Specifications: LCD Panel: Type: 19" color TFT active matrix SXGA LCD.

Display Area: 14.8" horizontal x11.9" vertical; 19.0" diagonal.

Optimum Resolution: 1280x1024.

Contrast Ratio: 650:1 (typ).

Viewing Angle: 170o horizontal, 170o vertical contrast ratio > 5:1.

Response Time: 2ms gray-to-gray (avg.); 2ms white-black-white (typ).

Brightness: 270 cd/m2 (typ).

Light Source: Long life, 40,000 hrs. (typ).

Panel Surface: Anti-glare.

Video Input: Analog/Digital: RGB analog (75 ohms, 0.7 Vp-p); DVI-D (TMDS, 100 ohms).

Frequency: Fh: 30~82kHz, Fv: 50~75Hz.

Sync: H/V Separated (TTL), composite, sync-on-green.

Compatibility: PC: VGA up to 1280x1024 non-interlaced.

Mac: Power Mac G3/G4/G5 up to 1280x1024.

Connector: Analog: 15-pin mini D-sub and DVI-D.

Power: 3-pin AC plug.

Power: Voltage: AC 100-240V (universal), 50-60Hz (auto switch).

Consumption: 35W (typ).

Operating Conditions: Temperature: 32-104oF (0-40oC Humidity: 10-90% (non-condensing) Regulations: UL, cUL, FCC-B, CB, CE, ENERGY, NOM, NEMKO/GS (covers TUV/GS), NEMKO ERGO (covers TUV/ERGO, ISO13406-2 & MPR II), TCO'99, GOST-R , SASO, PCBC, VCCI, BSMI, CCC, PSB, C-TICK, Argentina-S, Green Mark. Power Management: Meets TCO'99 and ENERGY STAR standards.

Dimensions(WxHxD): 17.0" x 18.4" x 7.9" (431mm x 468mm x 201mm) (with stand); 17.0" x 14.6" x 2.6" (431mm x 370mm x 66mm) (without stand).

Package Contents: LCD display, power cable, 15-pin VGA video cable, DVI cable, Quick Start Guide, ViewSonic Wizard CD.


Both priced at $650 20inch wide screen looks good , but vrs 19inch with 2ms ,, hard choice
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  1. the first is WSXGA+ the second is SXGA .
  2. Both displays have good response time. For LCDs, you don't need to set your monitor faster than 60 Hz refresh. So, that gives you 16ms between updates. Anything less than 1/3 of that should be indistinguishable to the eye (time averaging).
  3. If i dont set my lcd to over 60hertz ie 72 or 75, it gives me eye strain
  4. Cheetsy,

    Some LCDs achieve fast response time through dubious means. Over-driving the pixel is the most common method of improving response time but it can be taken to the extreme leading gray-scales to "bounce." Other ways of achieving fast response time may involve adding a black, blanking frame to the image, pulsing the backlight or, scanning the backlight to match the rows being addressed. All of these methods for "faking" fast response time cause flicker, which gives people eye-strain just like CRTs.

    I still stand by my statement there should be no distinguishable visual difference between the response time of the two panels. If either flicker at 60 Hz, it's called a "design feature" and you'll know your eyes are paying for it because it advertised a response time it couldn't meet without heavy tweaking and spec'smanship.
  5. yes, but i always had the same problem with CRT's. if they are on 60hertz, then that hurts my eyes aswell, and ive got 20/20 vision so theres no problems there. I dont visably see the flicker, it just makes my eyes ache, if that makes any sense

    I dont doubt that the 3ms response time of my monitor is 'faked', infact i read that on toms review of it, or words to that effect. But i still have nothing bad to say about my monitor, other than its insanely bright and i had to turn the brightness down to minimum, at this setting its fine
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