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Windows 7: Looking to buy new Monitor

30 Apr 2014   #1

win. 7 64 bit Home Premium
Looking to buy new Monitor

Hi guys

As the title says I am considering a new monitor, the recent install of win. 7 went well and maybe it is time to upgrade the monitor. I currently have a 19 in. LG (not wide screen), and I am thinking of going to a 23 in. wide screen.

What is popular with the Win. 7 forums users -

Graphic card = GTX 260 w/DVI ports



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30 Apr 2014   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

I have the HP Pavilion 25bw IPS monitor and I really like it

HP Pavilion 25" IPS LED HD Monitor 25bw - Best Buy
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30 Apr 2014   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

I bought a Dell S2340M 23 inch IPS panel LED about a year ago. No complaints at all so far.

I got it from on sale for $140; it's currently $155: - Dell S2340M Black 23" 7ms (GTG) Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor IPS 250 cd/m2 1000:1

IPS panels are supposed to be superior, but your eyes may not be able to tell the difference
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30 Apr 2014   #4
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

I am also a fan of HP monitors.. I have two w2207 and they are great.

But best is to go into a store and look at them. You cannot only go by the specs. You have to like the way they display.
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30 Apr 2014   #5

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM

I have a Samsung SyncMaster S24B300 and I love it, it's a great monitor for the price.
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30 Apr 2014   #6

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)

I've now recently gone with two new Dell U2412M (24" IPS) monitors for my sister and brother-in-law. Looks great.

No HDMI connection, just DVI and DP and VGA. But four downstream USB ports (from one upstream USB connector to the PC) for added connectivity.
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30 Apr 2014   #7

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit

I use a HP monitor too. They are all great. Mine is the HP 2009m.
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01 May 2014   #8

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)

Most important to me, 16:10 1920x1200 rather than 16:9 1920x1080. Actually makes a big difference.
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01 May 2014   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium (x64)

I'd like to discourage you from buying any LG electronics, from my experience (through smartphones, dvd players to TVs and more) they fail randomly within a short time.
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01 May 2014   #10

Win8/8.1,Win7-U64, Vista U64, uncounted Linux distor's

I've always used Viewsonic monitors, I have a ASUS for the ball and chains desk. I recently bought a Korean made Crossover 27" 2560X1440, these use the same panel as the 1K Mac monitor. These have the same price as a regular 27" and have amazing color, the 1440 res is also very nice. It's hard to use a 1080 now.
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