Can anyone recommend me 2x 23" or 2x 24" cheap (good) monitors?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by jjahshik32, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. jjahshik32 macrumors 603

    Sep 4, 2006
    I have a 24" LED ACD as my main display but since I have a gt120 card and the 4870, I can add 2 more monitors. I'm looking for 2 cheap monitors to add to the left and right side of the 24" LED ACD... any suggestions?

    I was looking at the dell 2409 and occasionally its on sale at for $199 off and on.. are these any good? Currently the price is back to $219 but it'll drop again to $199.
  2. Dr.Pants macrumors 65816


    Jan 8, 2009
    NEC EA2321WMi is a good choice. ~$370 Provantage

    A bit cheaper is the Samsung F2380. ~$240 from

    I would read reviews on these monitors before buying them, though. Just FYI, there might be some issues.

    Color uniformity on NEC. Scroll around.

    ToastyX on F2380

    And I would look at the recommendations on The LCD Thread on AnandTech as well.

    Dunno about the Dells, hence my above suggestions.
  3. lemonade-maker macrumors 6502


    Jun 20, 2009
    Get the dells, they are exactly what you have asked for. Call dell and ask for the price you saw, they will probably match it. I have three and like them.
  4. jjahshik32 thread starter macrumors 603

    Sep 4, 2006
    Thanks, I'll have to do that tomorrow!
  5. Shake 'n' Bake macrumors 68020

    Shake 'n' Bake

    Mar 2, 2009
    If you can live with a 22'', I recommend the Dell 2209WA.
  6. MacProCpo macrumors newbie

    Dec 22, 2008
    I have two Dell 2208WFPs and one 2409WB all hooked to my MP and love them! Not the absolute best contrast ratio or fastest response time but you can't beat the quality for the price, plus HDMI, DVI, VGA, and USB(on the 2208s) all in one.

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