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Old 05-16-09, 01:38 AM   #1
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Question ASUS MK241H LCD?

Anyone ever used one of these?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824236033

My CRT is starting to have some strange issues so I guess I'm finally going to make the change to an LCD.

I've been waiting to find a good screen for a very good price and after reading a lot of reviews I think I may have found the screen for me. This Asus 24" was praised as a good $550 screen just last year... and now its around $250.

I don't really care that its a TN panel, because it costs less than half as much as an IPS or PVA panel with similar features. According to anandtech it has a 98% color gamut which beats every screen except for the Dell 2408WFP. The response time is practically non-existent. The contrast ratio seems pretty good. It has a built in webcam and speakers (just a bonus really). Its HDCP compliant. Its also the only LCD that Asus sells that isn't a "value" model (MK241H vs. VK246H, VW266H etc...).

Basically, I'll be using it for gaming, watching movies (eventually HD movies once I get a BDROM) and browsing the web, from my desk. I've never owned an LCD before so I just want something that looks nice and doesn't interfere with what I've become accustomed to after using a high end CRT for several years.

But before I buy anything I'd like to hear what you guys think.

Other reviews of this monitor...

http://www.google.com/products/catal...m=7#ps-reviews

http://hothardware.com/Articles/Asus...onitor/?page=1

My only concern is overall image quality. I don't really know what bad LCDs look like, and I'd rather not find out the hard way if this one isn't up to snuff.
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