Budget $500 for 24" Monitor Down to 3 choices

ASUS PA 246Q , DELL 2410 , HP ZR24W

GAMING 75%

WORK IN ADOBE 25%

WILL BUY ONE NOW

AND 2 MORE LATER ON FOR A TOTAL OF THREE

RUNNING A i7 2600K

XTX 7970 CARD

NEED TO DECIDE THIS WEEK.

WANT THE BEST COLOR AND DO LIKE THE GLOSSY SCREENS BETTER, I DONT HAVE ISSUES CONTROLING GLARE
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  1. bump as I'm in same boat and would love to know.
  2. Still no response? I'm in the market for a gaming monitor for around $500 as well. How do these compare to the Alienware OptX AW2310?
  3. if you are gaming..go 120hz..not IPS. Samsung 750D or BenQ 2420
  4. Here's a review of the HP ZR24w

    http://www.prad.de/en/monitore/review/2010/review-hp-zr24w.html

    Here's a review of the Dell U2410

    http://www.prad.de/en/monitore/review/2010/review-dell-u2410.html

    Here's a review for the Asus PA246Q

    http://www.prad.de/en/monitore/review/2011/review-asus-pa246q.html

    All three monitors have a matte screen so if you specifically want a glossy screen then none of these will suit you.

    I'm a bit leery about the Asus PA246Q I hear sporadic issues regarding quality control every now and then. Don't know if they fixed it. The Asus might be the better of the three, but you should do your own research to find out about any potential quality control issues.

    Below are extensive discussions about the three monitors over that HardForum:

    HP ZR24w:
    http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1491561

    Dell U2410:
    http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1441159

    Asus PA246Q
    http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1576210
  5. Just bought this: http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-S27A950D-27-Inch-Class-Monitor/dp/B004Z75LX0/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

    If you're looking for all the perks of a 120hz Monitor, but with a 27 inch screen, look no further. It's costly at 600 dollars. That's about 100 more than the usual 500 dollar mark for these monitors, but for the size, I find it worth it.
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