Want the best monitor for what i have

By rmarshall292 ยท 6 replies
Nov 8, 2009
  1. hey guys ok just got my computer built, new mouse and keyboard, speakers, pad, everything except the monitor

    i want the best monitor or near close that my graphics cards can handle
    i have a i7 950 processor, and 2 evga gtx 295 co ops in quad sli configuration

    im looking for something around o..... 25-27 inch

    maybe around 700 at the most

    any GOOD suggestions?
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    $700 for a 22-27 inch... I like Samsung
  3. nismo91

    nismo91 TS Evangelist Posts: 930   +31

    i somehow prefer LG because of the lower price. anyway, when choosing LCD take a look at their brightness (cd/m, higher means brighter white), contrast ratio (X:1, higher means vivid colour) and response rate (ms, lower is better). if youre buying offline, then u can take a look at the sample units.

    im not a graphic person so i dont really know much about LCD things, but at least those specs make a difference...
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    I use a Samsung SyncMaster 245bw:
  5. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    anything less than a 30" monitor for dual GTX 295's means you wasted your money on a superfluous 295.
  6. rmarshall292

    rmarshall292 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    which screen would you recommend then red?
  7. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    given your budget, and that 30" monitors are 1k+, have you considered a dual monitor setup?
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