Best Flat Panel Monitor to buy?

jayeskreezy

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What do you think is the best flat panel lcd 17" monitor to buy?

I'm looking to get something from $150-$240 preferably new. I know ecostcom had some that were pretty cheap, but I dont want to sacrifice too much quality.

What are some brands that I should stay away from? I want something nice and visible, but it doesnt have to be like a giant apple cinema display. I actually dont want apple at all.

*mods move this if it's in the wrong forum...thanks :) *
 

Chaszmyr

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I think it is generally agreed that Dell makes the best low-cost LCD monitors. For a 17'' Dell screen, you're going to pay slightly more than you're looking to spend.
 

ravenvii

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Dell hands down. Don't get a 17" though - Dell's prices are very "normal" for 17" LCDs, and you can bet better ones from Samsung, Sony, etc. But for 19", 20"/20" widescreen, and if you wanna go BIG, 24"... Dell is your man!
 

lfielder06

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Hey I would check out ubid. They usually have great prices on 17" sony lcds. I personally like those that I have seen in stores. From what I hear those are great lcds.
 

puckhead193

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lfielder06 said:
Hey I would check out ubid. They usually have great prices on 17" sony lcds. I personally like those that I have seen in stores. From what I hear those are great lcds.
I got my 18" sony from their and it works great!
You can check out tiger direct They have some good stuff sometimes. I bought from them before and they are great to.
 
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