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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Brett89, 27 Nov 2007.

  1. Brett89

    Brett89 Active Member

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    I'm looking at a new monitor to replace my Samsung Syncmaster 930B. There are two reasons I'm looking for a new one, HDMI support for the xbox/ps3 i'll be getting for GTA 4, and as Nexxo once said,"Display size is like money: you can never have too much."Here are the few I've been looking at.
    1.)Benq FP241w(possibly a z).
    What are some issues you've had with this, or praise in light of other 24 inch monitors. I've read 1:1 ratio issues when using HDMI, with a ps3 or 360. But I've also read mass praise. Also, what is the difference between the FP241W and the FP241WZ
    2.)Samsung 245T
    looked at the specs, looked respectable read the review on trustedreviews, looking for some real world feedback.
    3.)LG L246WP-BN
    Once again, the specs looked respectable. once again looking for real world feedback.
    4.) 2407WFP-HC
    Have to mention Dells after all I've heard.
    I'm kind of leaning towards the FP241W, thanks for the feedback.
     
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  2. tzang

    tzang Traditional Nutter

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    The BenQ would be the best pick of the bunch. It pretty much excels on all areas, from connectivity to display quality.

    The Dell would have been great if not for the ghosting issue and lack of 1080p support over component. These issues haven't bothered me but having seen the BenQ in action, I do regret buying the Dell.
     
  3. sheninat0r

    sheninat0r What's a Dremel?

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    FP241W Cheesecake, the WZ doesn't do that much [nothing noticable] and costs much more. The WZ has black frame insertion, which makes the screen have less ghosting, at the cost of flickering and reduced brightness. It works best showing fast-motion video and games, and on the desktop [when you're looking at static blocks of color] it creates flicker worse than a 60Hz CRT.

    My FP241W is the sex.


    1:1 issues are fixed with new firmware, mine plays 1080p content with black bars perfectly :D
     
  4. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    *sigh*
    NEW MODELS OF THE 2407WFP-HC DO NOT HAVE THE GHOSTING AND ANY SUCH ISSUE IS ON THE PART OF THE USER WHO HAS NOT PROPERLY ADJUSTED THEIR SETTINGS.

    said too many times now.

    don't perpetuate a myth!
    (yes i have one. no it does not ghost)
     
  5. Hazardous

    Hazardous New Member

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    I have both a 24" Dell 2407WFP, and a 24" BenQ FP241W Z, and I prefer to use the BenQ as my main screen :hip:
     
  6. sheninat0r

    sheninat0r What's a Dremel?

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    Random much? Nobody said anything about the 2407 ghosting...
     
  7. dimebar

    dimebar New Member

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    ben q FP241 W or Z

    The Mutz Nutz:rock:
     
  8. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    blind much?
    read tzang's post.
     
  9. heir flick

    heir flick Active Member

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    ive seen the benq and the dell working side by side and both looked nice, i also have a preference to samsung so if it was me then i would be looking at the cheapest one
     
  10. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    I'm looking to get the Dell HC2407-WFPWTFSOMANYLETTERS, only problem being that I should get a 8800GT at the same blow or I won't be able to play even Solitaire at native resolution.

    I've understood that Bit-tech has jumped to the Benq-bandwagon already some while ago, so I'm assuming someone from the staff will recommend one ;) 8-bit panel cheesecake. I suppose it's great screen, but my friends have and recommend the Dell, so that's the one for me.

    EDIT: I just found LG LG L245WP-BN screen, which has S-IPS panel (according to some reviews.. some claim it has M-PVA or something else). From what I've understood it's "8-bit" as well. Does anyone have opinions about this one?
     
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  11. lamboman

    lamboman New Member

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    TBH, both the Dell HC and the Benq are great displays, from what I have heard the ghosting issues have gone with the newer Dell (Fod might have mentioned something...).
     
  12. sheninat0r

    sheninat0r What's a Dremel?

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    Whoops... my bad :blush: I should stop skimming posts
     
  13. SCOTTBALL

    SCOTTBALL New Member

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    i'm definately getting the FP241W.. but is the new firmware get rid of the 1:1 problem for sure?
     
  14. sheninat0r

    sheninat0r What's a Dremel?

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    Yep, mine does 1:1 perfectly fine.
     
  15. johnnyboy700

    johnnyboy700 Active Member

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    The Samsung was going to be my choice until I read a review that said it was okay but not brilliant, if you can afford it go for the Dell I did and don't regret it at all.
     
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    ok i ordered the BenQ....... but now im really scared of getting any dead pixels!
     
  18. Indybird

    Indybird Why are you reading this?

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    Check out the Gateway FHD2400. Their prices usually hang around $500-$600 and have everything you need and more. Its got HDMI, DVI, VGA, Component, Composite and USB ports. It does 1920x1200, has 3ms response time and 1000:1 Contrast. I've got one myself and I am 100% satisfied.

    -Indybird
     
  19. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    my friend have a LG L24 something. we play Wii on it through component, and he use his PC on it using HDMI, image quality is very good, contrast ratio looks as good as my 3000:1 LG 22inch.
     
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