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Subject: Displays | October 3, 2006 - 05:52 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Viewsonic's VP2330wb is a monitor, plain and simple. No HDTV connectors, no S-Video, no speakers, just a well designed 23" TFT type LCD. It boasts an 8ms grey to grey response time, 250-nit brightness, 800:1 contrast ratio and .258mm dot pitch, which DriverHeaven has found to be accurate, and not just a boast. Read more about it in their full review.
Subject: Displays | September 21, 2006 - 11:56 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
With an 16ms grey to grey response time, the Samsung 244T might not seem like the best monitor for gaming and action movies, but at 24 inches viewable it deserves a little slack. Bona Fire Reviews can show you a lot more about it, including a good idea how big it is, by measuring the screen in CDs.
"Last month we had the chance to review one of Samsung's largest LCD display's with their 24" 244T monitor. The 244T was a very good
performer and quite enjoyable to review.
Subject: Displays | August 17, 2006 - 01:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
BFR reviews the Samsung SyncMaster 244T 24" WUXGA LCD. In addition to the DVI and analog inputs you would expect, it also accepts component, CVSB, and S-Video. Even more uncommon, this display can do Picture In Picture, and Picture Beside Picture.
Subject: Displays | August 11, 2006 - 03:26 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
22 inches of HCDP compliant, 5ms widescreen goodness. BCC Hardware has their hands on a very attractive HD LCD from Samsung.
Subject: Displays | July 27, 2006 - 12:28 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Hardware Zone reviews the multi-talented ASUS PW201 Widescreen LCD monitor. Take a good look at this 8ms reponse 20" widescreen LCD panel runnuing a native resolution of 1680*1050.
"It's hard to imagine an LCD monitor that provides more than just visual functions in an aesthetically
pleasing package that boasts a jaw-dropping screen size, quick gray-to-gray response time, a built-in
camera, speakers, and a whole range of connectors.
Subject: Displays | July 13, 2006 - 12:07 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
About $350 seems a reasonable price for a 20.1" widescreen LCD. When you add in 8ms response time, a (typical) 800:1 contrast ratio, 176 degree viewing angle and fullscreen at 1680 x 1050 resolution, it sounds even better. Get the full review of ViewSonic's VX2025 at A1-Electronics.
Subject: Displays | June 28, 2006 - 12:06 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You can buy a monitor from Dell, and still get the support you would get from buying a whole system, which makes this monitor handy for those you know who can break anything. Techgage has a full review of the 19" UltraSharp 1907FP LCD Monitor, with 8ms response, so drop by for a peek.
Subject: Displays | June 8, 2006 - 01:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Samsung has just presented what they call the first OLED 3D screen. It's only 4.3 inches, and hopefully it will scale upwards as quickly as CPUs scale downwards. Get a peek at DigiTimes before they consign the article to their archives.
Subject: Displays | May 30, 2006 - 12:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
UK Gamer puts aside their big, low reponse time gaming LCD to try out Viewsonic's VA2012w 20.1" Widescreen Monitor. With dual and triple head capable displays, and enormous sized monitors out there, is this 20.1" widescreen with 8ms reponse time a good cheap alternative?
Subject: Displays | April 24, 2006 - 03:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CoolTechZone spotted a very interesting merger of a TV and a PC. The QuaNext from Quataris is a 19 LCD TV and tuner with an Intel Pentium 4 Prescott, an Intel 915GL chipset, a 2GBs of RAM, plus about 200Gb of storage ... and it runs on Linux.
Subject: Displays | April 12, 2006 - 03:49 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Digital Grabber revisits the HDTV market, now that the prices are more or less in line with non-HD TVs. Reading this guide should help you along the road of buying a new HDTV, and will give you some defense against the sales patter of staff at your favorite electronics store.
Subject: Displays | April 7, 2006 - 04:54 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CoolTechZone reviews the Philips 190G6FB LCD Panel. While it may be sold as a monitor, it is much more. 4 built in speakers, a TV tuner, plugs for just about any connectors and even USB ports make this a review you have to see. Don't forget the 8ms response either!
Subject: Displays | April 4, 2006 - 03:59 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Sceptre has struck again, with one of the biggest HD LCD's you can get on the market. Read the full review at HotHardware to get an idea how much screen real estate is available on this beast.
Subject: Displays | March 23, 2006 - 02:34 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
With a quick response rate, multiple inputs and the ability to split the screen, the Samsung SyncMaster 214T is an interesting monitor. With it's odd size it may seem an unlikely choice, but read the full Bona Fide Review before you decide.
"The Samsung SyncMaster 214T is Samsung's latest 21.3" LCD display and is currently listed at an
online price of around $670USD. The 214T features a gamer-friendly1600x1200 resolution, 178
degree viewing angle, and a quick 8ms Gray-to-Gray response time.
Subject: Displays | March 8, 2006 - 06:03 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The Tech Zone reivews Samsung's new SyncMaster 910MP multifunction panel. Not only a respectable gaming LCD, it's an HDTV, and more. Check it out before you buy another monitor or TV.
"The Samsung SyncMaster 910MP is a multifunction 19" LCD panel. This display combines such
features as a TV Tuner, IR Remote, Secondary Inputs, and HDTV compatibility. All these features
are crammed into a monitor that has a 8ms pixel response time, providing for excellent desktop PC
and gaming performance.
Subject: Displays | February 28, 2006 - 03:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Hot Hardware has grabbed a hold of a gamer's LCD from ASUS, the PM17TU. It is a 17' LCD monitor with built in speakers and a 3ms response time. Although limited to 4:3 ratio, which makes it less than perfect for DVD movies, the complete lack of ghosting makes it a great, and inexpensive monitor for those just wanting to game.
'â€¦the LCD industry has made great progress in the realms of gaming and motion video.
Subject: Displays | February 13, 2006 - 01:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Just becuse a game refuses to accept a proper widescreen resolution, doesn't mean you can't play them that way. Widescreen Gamer has put together a guide on getting games to play in wide screen, whether they like it or not. No word on a fix for the HDCP support, a problem highlighted by the first link below (thanks PaternityTest!).
"Now that quality has gone up, and prices have gone down, more and more gamers are buying their
first LCD displays these days.
Subject: Displays | February 9, 2006 - 05:28 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Dell is offering a 24" display for under $1000 and Designtechnica has the review. It can accept just about any signal output on the planet, and it is not quite large enough to require dual DVI in order to display properly. Check this monster out!
"If you have been waiting for a large LCD at a great price, the Dell 2405FPW is the display for
you. Unless you are dead set on an HDMI with a 24-in. display, there is no reason to pass up on
the Dell 2405FPW.
Subject: Displays | February 1, 2006 - 03:27 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Extremetech has posted a shootout between 5 brands, all offering the latest and greatest High Definition tech. All are huge, between 4 to 5 feet, and either 720 or 1080 resolution. This will be a series, this first installment discusses the technology, what it is, and how it works.
"Liquid Crystal on Silicon, LCoS, is a relatively new and obscure display technology that is now
making its grand entrance into the HDTV marketplace.