Looking for a good quality 19" widescreen LCD monitor

I'm a gamer and I need a good quality 19" widescreen LCD monitor for my comp. I searched around and the best I've seen is 1440 x 900 resolution at 75 Hz. I know the good brandnames are Samsung, Sharp, BenQ and Sony but I don't know exactly what model to buy. Any recommendations?

Currently it seems this Samsung is the best:

Samsung SyncMaster 931BW Black 19" Widescreen
1440 x 900/75Hz
2000:1
2 ms
DVI Analog RGB
$259.99 CDN
http://canadacomputers.com/index.php?do=ShowProduct&cmd=pd&pid=012286&cid=MT.983

Also, is maximum resolution native resolution? Because I know you are supposed to run lcds at their native resolution or it looks bad. The resolution listed for the Samsung was maximum res, so I dunno...
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  1. I've narrowed my search down to 2 monitors, but now i'm confused. I see a Samsung 931BW, a Samsung 906BW, and I don't know the difference. I looked at their specs at Samsung,

    906BW http://www.samsung.com/Products/Monitor/LCD_Digital/LS19MEWSFYXAA.asp?page=Specifications
    931BW http://www.samsung.com/Products/Monitor/LCD_Digital/LS19MEWSFXAA.asp?page=Specifications

    and I can't tell which one to buy- is there a difference, or does Samsung just like releasing the exact same lcd with a different model number.

    I also could not find a vendor that sold both models so I can't do a price comparison.
  2. If you want to use the monitor mainly for gaming, then you'll need to consider that there aren't that many games that support widescreen resolutions. I've been thinking about getting a 20" widescreen Samsung monitor, but I think a 19" might be the better choice for gaming. As far as standard aspect goes, the Samsung SM940N is a really good monitor (pretty cheap, too).
  3. really? I would think that most new games would support widescreen resolution, or else i would buy a non-widescreen monitor, cause the point of this monitor is for games.
  4. I'd hope so, but I've been told before that widescreen games are still quite limited.
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