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Hmmm, I've been tasked with finding a good quality 22" monitor for someone for around 𧵎, and have been considering these three (E2200HD, E2208HDS and VX2260wm). I think I've ruled out the Iiyama as it doesn't have HDMI, which is admittedly a bonus more than a necessity. So now I'm really torn between the BenQ and the Viewsonic. Which in your opinion would be best suited primarily as a gaming display? Viewing angles aren't really that important for this usage, but would you say either of these displays suffers from an noticeable input lag, as that really would be a deciding factor.Also, do you know how the Dell S2209W stacks up against these monitors? It seems to have roughly the same spec and price tag as those above.
TN? Boooo. After working with an S-IPS panel for so long, it's spoilt me rotten. By the looks of availability, manufacturers have mostly given up putting the better panels in 16:9 desktop displays as most buyers are looking at price/specs. Makes me sad.
@smc8788: Sorry to answer a question with a question, but is it specifically a Full-HD monitor you're looking for? If it's only for PC gaming, going for a 1,680 x 1,050 22in display not only gives you far more options but will also get you better performance at the panel's native resolution.@GherkinG: Indeed. It saddens anyone who appreciates a quality display with 'features' like colour fidelity, great viewing angles and usually, good adjustability.
Does it have any noticeable input lag? and does it utilise 1:1 scaling at all?
@ Ardjuna - Thanks, yes, it would be mainly for PC gaming. I would also prefer a 1680x1050 screen, but the market seems to be moving towards the 16:9 aspect ratio and the quality of those monitors seemed to be similar to any 16:10 monitor I looked at while offering more inputs and higher resolution.After a quick search I'm now looking at the Samsung SM2233BW and the BenQ G2200WT (based on your positive review!), although the latter is a little harder to find. Both are around the 𧵎 mark, and it seems that if you go any lower than than you lose the DVI input on a lot of monitors - only offering VGA - which is a bit of a deal breaker for me.
I have the E2200HD@D-Unit - it dosen't do 1:1 pixel mapping but it does have an aspect setting so it dosent strech 4:3 meaning no resolution looks stupid. I use mine for some casual gaming and I watch a lot on iplayer on it and i've never noticed any lag, UT3 looks great on it.@smc8788 I would agree with smc8788 its not really suitable as a gaming monitor as the 1920x1080 resultion isent very well supported, i do tho occasionally use mine for casual gaming and resolution aside it does look very good especially for games like UT3 and dirt which support full HD. It tends to be the console ports that support it.
Can anyone tell me the difference between the E2200HD and E2200HDA
The E2200HDA has the DVI-D and HDMI connector which makes it HDCP compliant. The E2200HDA only has the VGA connector. to my knowledge this is the only difference..
First of all: @Pgul:The difference between E2200HD and E2200HDA is that E2200HDA doesn’t have HDMI, DVI, or 2ms response time (it has 5 instead), while E2200HD has them all.I’ve properly owned the BenQ E2200HD for 13 months now! I am one of those proud owners, with a monitor that works perfectly fine with no dead pixels. The E2200HD would be what I’d like to consider an all performing monitor. It might not be fit the likes of graphic designers or photo editors, but that is considerable since it uses a TN panel, and is more for the mainstream ‘common/normal’ usage; however, it works great with beautiful projection of colors when watching HD movies or even gaming. I use my E2200HD as my monitor, console projector, HD movie player, and work/internet browsing. I use the monitor for every function that it was built and meant to be used for, that is exactly why I love the monitor to death. Although users have said that TN panels have ghosting, I will say here that I have not seen ghosting appear once on my E2200HD. Perhaps its other brands where ghosting appears frequently, but not on my monitor or my friends that all use the E2200HD or the E2400HD.BenQ definitely got my attention after I purchased their monitor from a friend’s recommendation. I will say hands down, they make great monitors at more than affordable prices compared to their competitors. Quality goods at cheap prices, that’s something that can’t be competed by anything else. The only thing that I wished for is that the entire monitor was black. I’m not exactly fond of the little gray piece on the very bottom of the monitor, but other than that, I’m in love and absolutely cherishing this monitor!Would definitely recommend this monitor to anyone who asked about it!
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