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Old Jan 27, 2013, 11:05 PM   #26
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I have the U2412. I just think it is the correct aspect ratio and size for me. I am so happy with it I plan on picking up another for a dual setup. It doesn't have HDMI but it does have DP/MDP and DVI.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 09:04 AM   #27
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In my experience HDMI isn't the best for text on a screen, if you use it for word processing, etc.

I've got the HP 2311xi, and it has both HDMI and DVI. I'm using the DVI connection, and the picture is flawless. The 23" is a pretty good size, and the anti-glare coating on it isn't sparkly. Pretty reasonably priced, too. I think I got it for $170 or so at Best Buy.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 09:11 AM   #28
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In my experience HDMI isn't the best for text on a screen, if you use it for word processing, etc.

I've got the HP 2311xi, and it has both HDMI and DVI. I'm using the DVI connection, and the picture is flawless. The 23" is a pretty good size, and the anti-glare coating on it isn't sparkly. Pretty reasonably priced, too. I think I got it for $170 or so at Best Buy.
HDMI is pretty much single-link DVI-D with audio.
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No circuitry required and both are uncompressed digital transmissions. Either your screen has bad HDMI inputs, you've used a cheap/too long HDMI cable or there is something wrong with your settings.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 09:33 AM   #29
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HDMI is pretty much single-link DVI-D with audio.
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No circuitry required and both are uncompressed digital transmissions. Either your screen has bad HDMI inputs, you've used a cheap/too long HDMI cable or there is something wrong with your settings.
You might be onto something. I just googled a bit and it might have something to do with my overscan settings. I'm going to tinker a bit.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 10:38 AM   #30
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For those on a budget, here's something worth consideration:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/6468/a...erless-and-ips

Available @$180 from B&H:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/897886-REG
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 12:15 PM   #31
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23" ASUS IPS Monitor with DVI, HDMI, and VGA connectors. = $179
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 12:42 PM   #32
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i have this one


http://www.amazon.com/Viewsonic-VX22...viewsonic+2253

2x hdmi and 1x vga 143 from amazon. I took a shot and got a refurb for 98 plus 10 to ship total of 108

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listi...on=refurbished

for 108 this is unbeatable the seller has 46000 sales/ mine came looking very new.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 01:04 PM   #33
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Just ordered this myself for my setup.

ASUS VS247H-P 24" Monitor
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 08:58 PM   #34
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Just ordered this myself for my setup.

ASUS VS247H-P 24" Monitor
I am considering that that same monitor. Loved how it looked at a tigerdirect display but can get a better deal thru amazon. Only thing stopping me is I may want a monitor with internal speakers. This one http://www.amazon.com/gp/r.html?R=30...400_pe_vfe_dt1 or http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004EFUOY4/...400_pe_vfe_dt2

I have given thought to a thunderbolt. It gives the best display, can be used with future Mini's plus you get more USB ports. It's a remote thought.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 10:12 PM   #35
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This is what I have.
I paid around $300 a couple years ago. They have it on here for $99.
http://www.amazon.com/ACER-P244WBII-...rds=Acer+P244w
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 04:20 AM   #36
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I am considering that that same monitor. Loved how it looked at a tigerdirect display but can get a better deal thru amazon. Only thing stopping me is I may want a monitor with internal speakers. This one http://www.amazon.com/gp/r.html?R=30...400_pe_vfe_dt1 or http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004EFUOY4/...400_pe_vfe_dt2

I have given thought to a thunderbolt. It gives the best display, can be used with future Mini's plus you get more USB ports. It's a remote thought.
I thought about having the speakers integrated but figured that they are probably not going to sound that great and in the end I am going to have a PC speaker + subwoofer set connected to the computer anyway so the small monitor speakers will not be used anyway. Out of five stars on tigerdirect.com the Asus monitors got a steady 4.6-5 from reviews so I think I am going to be happy with it. There were some ACER 23" S230HL monitors at Target for $159 that I was thinking of picking up. But figured I would checkout online to see what else was available for about the same price.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 04:31 AM   #37
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Just for me, if I don't have a monitor at least as good and as nice looking looking as the ATD I would be cheating myself.
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Old Jan 29, 2013, 04:35 AM   #38
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Samsung 20" S20B300B

$89 at bb this week...good reviews

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