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The ASUS line of LCD monitors continues to impress us with their lineup of features, performance and low price. The new VW266H display is a 25.5-in offering with a 1920x1200 resolution that includes HDMI, component, DVI and VGA inputs with support for coaxial digital audio output or you can use the integrated 2-channel speakers. All of this at an incredible price as well!
Subject: Displays | March 5, 2009 - 02:02 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Check out the HIS Multi-View DVI, maybe the easiest way to set up multiple monitors for those who haven't switched to a 64bit OS. It supports up to 1600 x 1200 or 1680 x 1050 if you use widescreen monitors and you can send that signal to 6 different monitors if you are so inclined. Bjorn3D loved it for extending desktops and allowing huge amounts of space for windows and menus, it was not so impressive for gaming or for watching movies.&nbs
Subject: Displays | February 24, 2009 - 02:44 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
ASUS may have been focusing on small things recently with the continuing development of the Eee lineup, but that doesn't preclude them from thinking big as well. The new ASUS VW266H is a 25.5" TN LCD with a 1920x1200 resolution and a 2ms grey to grey response time. Techgage couldn't resist trying it out and loved it while gaming as the high resolution and quick r
Subject: Displays | January 23, 2009 - 12:30 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Displaying off their expertise, X-bit Labs has created a brief overview of the current LCD market. Having published numerous roundups of various sized monitors over the past year, they have several recommendations for sizes ranging from 17" to 30". Having monitored the performance of more than a few dozen LCDs, with the ones in this article being their favourites.
Subject: Displays | January 16, 2009 - 02:48 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
X-bit Labs has hit the thirteenth iteration of their series of comparisons of 19" monitors, this time with seven models from four different companies. Thanks to the popularity of larger sized monitors, and general reduction in the price of LCDs, you can get a 19" display for very little money. Perhaps even better is that for a little more money, you can get very nice features on that 19" monitor. Those same features on a 22" or larger display make the cost prohibitive.
"In our today’s article we are going to discuss another seven displays with 19-inch diagonal from Acer, Asus, Samsung and ViewSonic. Among them are a couple of pretty unusual solutions: one based on PVA matrix and another one with a built-in web-cam."
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Subject: Displays | December 16, 2008 - 04:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
As much as you may want a 100" high def display, the space it takes up can really put a damper on your plans. That doesn't mean you have to stop dreaming, you just have to dream of a different box. For $1000 you can get your hands on a 720p projector, or for $2000 you can get 1080p quality. If that sounds like something you could use in your life drop by Digital Trends to see all 10 models.
Subject: Displays | December 8, 2008 - 03:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Envision isn't a big name in monitor, but that didn't stop OCIA from trying out their Envision G218a1 22" professional monitor. The stats look good, 1680 x 1050, a response time of 5ms, brightness of 300 nit and the contrast ratio is 700:1. In testing, it did offer enough quality that it would pass for most gamers wanting more screen for less money, but make sure you find it at the $160 price that OCIA did.
Subject: Displays | November 24, 2008 - 12:18 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Samsung's new Touch of Colour series of LCD displays received a mixed review from X-bit Labs. Even though these monitors are all part of the same series, the differences between the models are quite extreme. The 19" and 22" models received top marks, with X-Bit Labs describing them as leaders in their classes. On the other hand, the 20" and 26" suffered various problems, including the need for a lot of work to be done on the colours to get proper reproduction.
Subject: Displays | November 14, 2008 - 04:06 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you need perfect colour representation that can show colours other monitors only wish they could display, a backlit LCD might be your best choice. ViewSonic now offers a VLED221wm, which is a 22-inch 1680x1050 widescreen LED backlit LCD monitor for not too steep a price. It will certainly set you back a bit more than a regular LCD, but this screen is not really aimed at the casual gamer. Think Computers were absolutely blown away by this displa