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Limited monitor choice, I need help picking one

Last response: in Computer Peripherals
August 24, 2010 9:28:42 PM


I want to get a new LCD monitor to replace my old 17" CRT one as well as help me enjoy my new build. I have very few options when it comes to available screens in my country. I need your help choosing between the following models available for me, all are Samsung:

Samsung E2020X 20-Inch (country price $169.50)

Samsung P2050 20-Inch (country price $179.50)

Samsung P2070 20-Inch (country price $201.50)

Samsung P2250 22-Inch (country price $209.25)

Samsung B2230H 22-Inch (country price $196.50)

Samsung B2330H 23-Inch (country price $216.50)

I don't want to spend a lot on a screen but I do want the best bang for the buck so if the highly priced ones for example are not worth the price/performance ratio then I don't really want them but if their high cost justifies their performance difference then let me know. For instance, if the e2020x is adequate for gaming then I have no problem getting it or if HDMI offers better picture quality than DVI then I'll go for that instead.

I'll be using the screen for gaming and as a htpc too as well as web & graphic design so I guess color quality really matters as well. I'm also getting a HD 5770 for my pc soon.

a b C Monitor
a b Ô Samsung
August 25, 2010 5:53:23 AM

Spec wise and price wise, I think that you'd be getting the most bang for your buck with the B2230H.
August 25, 2010 9:45:38 AM

is there anything that makes hdmi superior to dvi amongst these monitors? I am wondering whether I should take the $30 difference between the e2020x & b2230h and get a GTX 460 instead.