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November 27, 2010 11:55:54 PM

Which of these two monitors is better? Size difference is negligible; the first one has an LED backlight but 5ms response time instead of 2ms. Also a bit more expensive.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=24-116-...(keywords)#scrollFullInfo

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November 28, 2010 12:18:31 AM

I own the Asus 23" that was on sale earlier today from newegg. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?nm_mc=AFC-Sl...
There was a $20.00 coupon code earlier that has expired.

Anyway, it is a great monitor for gaming. I imagine the 24" would perform the same. LED backlighting is not a big deal for a pc monitor. It may consume slightly less power but that is more important for laptops.
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November 28, 2010 12:36:09 AM

The ASUS is better for gaming, if that's what you are planning on. But I do believe there are better options out there, especially with the contrast ratio being 1000:1. I'd most definately keep an eye out, considering that there are going to be tech deals on monday at most stores.

On a side note, for monitors, size does matter. With bigger screens, you get more productivity. This is why people go with dual monitor displays. Just some helpful information.
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November 28, 2010 12:49:13 AM

I meant that the size difference of .4 inches is negligible. The whole reason that I want a new one is that my 17 inch is somewhat lacking for gaming.
Thanks for the tips, I'll see what comes up on Monday.
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November 28, 2010 9:18:27 AM

Another vote for ASUS one, faster response time is an advantage here, LED monitor is only give you better a little power consumption...
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November 29, 2010 10:29:01 PM

Well the ASUS deal ran out before I could grab one... I ended up with a 23" dell that was a cyber monday deal. 5ms response, led, but only $150.
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December 4, 2010 11:46:14 PM

Best answer selected by jryan388.
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