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Can 19" LCDs Pass the Frag Test?

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The progress the industry has made in bringing us 19" monitors intended for gaming is considerable. While these models are all slower than the best 17" LCD panels, they offer gaming pleasure that's just not comparable and is well worth sacrificing a few milliseconds for, within acceptable limits of course. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the Philips panels and the growing popularity of the LG1915s is more than justified. Its price/performance ratio makes it a very tempting choice.

My preference goes to the Philips 190X5, however, for the quality of its display of blacks and its responsiveness, even if it is more expensive. A monitor is an investment for several years, after all...

Needless to say, we'll be following developments in the realm of fast 19" displays, because it's clear from their quality and the sensation of immersion they can deliver that this display size will quickly become the choice of any dedicated gamer.