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Old 02-10-09, 04:26 PM   #11
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Default Re: Some questions about TVs and monitors...

I'm considering grabbing one of these to replace our old 27" fat-ass TV.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236047

We don't have cable or any kind of TV and we don't plan on getting it any time soon. We mainly use an HTPC and a DVD player, though with component inputs this monitor should work fine with a cable box if we ever decide to get one.

I'm not real super picky about the picture quality since we're used to a standard definition CRT TV with big faded\discolored spots on it.

The reasons I like it:

Multiple inputs (component, HDMI, DVI and VGA)
1920x1200 and 1080P capable
It costs $100 less than a 26" 720P TV and $250 less than other 1080P monitors with similar features
Great reviews

Some more info about the screen:
http://www.gadgetreview.com/2008/10/...6h-vw246h.html

What do you guys think? $319 after rebate with free shipping for a 26" 1080P capable screen?

If there is a better choice out there for someone on a tight budget, let me know.
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