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I'm not sure if getting UHD picture and the highest Hz are your priorities. If not, I've purchased a 23.8-inch Acer on Amazon, and it's been great! I haven't figured out how to change the angle of the monitor, but setting it on a computer desk at some elevation has made it a wonderful setup. It costs $109, so if cost is a factor, then it's definitely one I would recommend!
My only complaint is that it doesn't support external audio of any sort, despite the fact that it has an earphone jack in the back of it. If you use headphones with your XBOX controller, then this shouldn't be a problem. Otherwise, you would have to figure out an external speaker setup.
Yeah that's a decent choice. Personally I really like IPS panels. You can look up the difference between TN and IPS on youtube and chose your preferred type. I'll link a similarly priced 24" IPS below
If you're deadlocked on getting a good 120-144hz monitor see the first post which has 2 links. Both are awesome monitors with 1ms response time and 144hz refresh rate.
A good IPS panel is the recently released R240hy
Very affordable, great looks and reviews.
It is 60hz but has a 4ms response time which is sufficient enough. Only reponse times 5+ are noticable. 4ms reponse time should be more than enough for dota. As I mentioned before I don't think 60hz vs 120-144 will make a significant impact on your gameplay, if any at all, it does so when the said game is an FPS.
BTW What's your graphics card ? You need a powerful enough card to shoot those fps above 60 to get full advantage out of the 120hz monitor.
I've been looking for a nice monitor to upgrade my setup with. My price range is something around $150, I was looking at something like this. [link]
However, I was just going to wait the week out and see if there's a better deal on Black Friday/Cyber monday. Does anyone have any recommendations on a monitor that's under $150 or are there any deals out there that I am missing out on? Thanks guys.
depends how cheap you want. I would get a 23ish" ips monitor like this
also look on craigslist can find something good there too
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Can't decide for you, but as I've been shopping for a monitor lately, this might interest you as well, also a 23.8 inch acer.
Not really sure why they have so many different fucking models of the same size but whatever
b/c bot deleted my comment, re-posting it without the affiliate link i didnt notice...
dell owns alienware, if you really wanted one of those... and tell your friends it's a cost effective alienware ;)
check ebay, craigslist, oem manufacturer outlet web pages.
anything within the last 3 or 4 years is still pretty good on game performance, ideally you'd probably look toward an i5 system, a quick search on ebay shows you could get something like a dell optiplex 7010 with an ivy bridge quad core i5 3550, price around $300. most oem cases will be junk in some way, and limited on drive storage space.
old oem systems are nice in the fact they usually still have an old win 7 or maybe 8 key on em for use, that saves you $100 roughly in setting up for an operating system on the budget... aside from nefarious ways.
depending how graphically nice you want games to go you can maybe squeeze an nvidia 750ti/950 for 1080p gaming in on the oem power supply, provided the 12v rail(s) can handle the load, if not you need a power supply. after that is maybe memory, or hard drive, possibly a solid state drop in for more os speed or larger drive to handle games.
far as monitors go, maybe this acer 24" ips should do the trick @ $132
Check this one out. Matte finish and is almost frameless, just be warned there is some bleeding.
Looks like a run of the mill 23.8" IPS monitor. Seems fine to me. LG makes good stuff.
Why not get this? It's a bit cheaper, and basically the same thing. Below 250 or so (the price of an UltraSharp) most IPS panels will look pretty much the same.
That's what I was thinking. Any specific models you might suggest? I was looking at something like this.
I couldn't find the exact monitor I was looking for, but there are a few Acer models like it. I did find this IPS 24" monitor though. Pretty sweet deal on an IPS monitor.
It doesn't really change all that much unless you're only on planning games like csgo. In that case, you're more than likely to get 144+ fps. Again, you're better off getting a good 1080 ips monitor such as this one
My wife's looking for a secondary monitor that is excellent for colors. I assume she's around the $125 range at 20" or more based on this monitor she linked me to. I'm shit at colors and pretty easy going with monitors so I was curious if anyone had any good suggestions. She does graphic design for games as well as digital paintings. Any insight is helpful. Thanks.
If you're getting a 1080, you can indeed do some 4K gaming if you want to. It's totally up to you and if you wish to save some money or not. Though I'd personally also look at AMD's offerings, they make great desktop GPUs too!
I personally have this monitor and love it. Great value for the money, looks great and have had zero problems with it.
Some people probably have more in depth knowledge and of monitor specs (/r/monitors) but this is what I went with for just a bit more than your price. Image is great, and personally I opted for this one just because of how small the bezel was and I liked the look of the stand.
If you just want a random specific recommendation, this monitor was pretty nice for its price. IMO the perfect size for 1080, plus I like the physical design of the base and how thin the bezel is.
New to this so sorry if I'm missing something obvious, but I just don't get what makes the price of this monitor (before the sale) so much higher than something like this monitor. Any idea?
Cool thanks. Unfortunately there is really no DP on my current monitors;
As I mentioned, next year I will save up for 2 new higher-end monitors, but for now I will be sticking with these.
Looks like a solid build that should bring you plenty of gaming enjoyment!
If I may recommend a cheap monitor that's just slightly bigger than the one you posted, it would be this Acer. It's a small bevel edge, and a beautiful IPS display. Staring at mine right now.
Definitely this monitor right here, I've had it for months and the image is so sharp it looks like a 1440p monitor. The bezels are super small and it has ips. The price for this thing is amazing for what it is.
I'm looking for a decent one as well. I've found one, but not sure if I want to pull the trigger.
Acer 24" Monitor
> Do you care about IPS vs TN vs VA? Do you need wide viewing angles or accurate color reproduction?
I'm not even sure how to answer most of those questions, I've been out of the loop for so long as far as monitor specs are concerned.
I don't really want to spend more than $200, I feel like that'd have to be overkill for my daily workload which is at least 90% productivity software and reading pdfs.
Does something like this look decent?
I thought having one IPS and one TN would be wrong somehow and it would be smarter to get both TN or both IPS .
I actually found this Acer R240HY. I'm assuming 24 and 23.8 are pretty much the same size and just same marketing bs with numbers .
What do you mean by being able to set them up? and thank you for the response .
I'm looking for a budget monitor below $150, and came across the Acer R240HY bidx 23.8-Inch IPS with good reviews. I was wondering what are other people's thoughts on this monitor or another one in this price range?
I have this monitor and I just overclocked it to 75Hz. Is it better to overclock to 72Hz (multiple of 4)?
When I overclocked it, the colors became more vivid (maybe not vivid, I don't know how to describe the change but the colors look different). Is this supposed to happen? Maybe it has to do with the fact that I use flux?
They regularly have really good deals on hard drives (external, internal, 2.5", 3.5"), solid state drives, PSUs and monitors, I find. There's currently a really good sale on a 24" Acer IPS monitor, for example
I was agonizing over the same thing a couple weeks ago. I ended up buying this bad boy.
1080p IPS and it's overclockable to 75hz. I love it.
So, I asked about a decent cheap monitor earlier, and /u/095179005 pointed me to the Acer R240HY. I'm about to pull the trigger, but I'm wondering how likely it is for me to find a better deal online on black Friday/cyber Monday? If it's unlikely I'll go ahead and buy it now.
Thanks. I think I've settled on the Acer-R240HY. It looks great and is overclockable to 75hz, which is nice.
I'm planning on getting a new full HD monitor soon, so would a 3gb GTX 1060 work better with something like that?
got my son 2 of these for his pc, he recently got an xbox one and it looks great on the monitor
I'd recommend something like this. I have one of those AOC monitors and the picture quality isn't very good (not to mention the bezel is actually 1cm, which isn't very small). It would make only for a good second monitor.
If you're not using a monitor mount, this appears okay and inexpensive. Also has very thin bezels and will match your current monitor's ACER branding.
That being said, I've never used this monitor. Just seems inexpensive and has nice bezels.
I have this one, has an HDMI port, IPS, 24". It's not Vesa Mountable, and the menu navigation aren't the best, but not not terrible either.
Got myself a 1060 SC from EVGA. I do gaming and graphic design. What kind of screen should I get? I'm aiming for 1080p 60fps gameplay at max settings, not interested on gsync. I don't play FPS that much and if I do it's overwatch casually and in a future Rainbow Six Siege now that my machine can run it easily. Why am I stating this? Because I dunno about input lag and response time or what panel type should I get for both gaming and graphic design. IPS or TN? LED or LCD? I cant tell which could be better as I have 2 old monitors, one DVI 1600x900 and the other is a VGA 1280x1024
My budget is $130 for each monitor (getting 2)
I was thinking of this one right here
Looks like some other people have chimed in and pretty much covered it.
Basically, for those specs I'd be looking to spend under $150.
Acer R240HY bidx 23.8-Inch IPS HDMI DVI VGA (1920 x 1080) Widescreen Monitor [link]
And I mentioned in another comment in this thread. For that price I'd be looking for a much higher refresh rate. 60hz isn't bad. But for $200 I'd be looking for 120hz.
In those comments someone pointed out that most consoles will only output at 60hz. (60hz = 60fps max.)
Acer R240hy bidx Flicker Free IPS for 122$ from Amazon (normal price seems to be 120$ but it was 130$ a few days ago). There's no need to buy a mediocre TN panel or an old non Flicker-Free/Less/Safe IPS from 2013 like the Acer H236HL.
Anyone have any experience w/ this one? Acer R240HY 23" IPS similar specs.
That monitor is way too small and low-res for modern gaming.
Even spending $100 on one of those deal monitors will give you FAR better experience
I personally suggest getting an IPS monitor though.
That monitor is definitely a waste, and reviews for it aren't the best, I would look at ones near $100 such as this one.
I definitely think you need to consider ryzen also, esspecially since you want to do editing, the g4560 probably wont be enough. Also have you considered looking at the rx gpus? If you are ONLY going to play LoL you could even go for a rx550 possibly, LoL requires basically nothing to run. Also the g4560 definitely does not need a 3rd party cooler, stock i5's (non k versions) even don't, and if you go ryzen the stock coolers are great.
I probably have around $500 to spend right now and another $500-$1000 to spend in July. Including the two monitors I'm looking to get
But that's what I was wondering, if I need to get a combination of parts at the same time, so thank you for your answer.
Meh. This one is a lot nicer looking.
That one is a TN panel so it will have worse colors.
I don't think the response time difference will make that much of a difference unless you are planning to enter the CSGO championships.
If thats the case, get this one. Its IPS which the colors look MUCH MUCH better than TN panels and the bezels are extremely thin. Also better viewing angles. Its display is very similar to the HP Pavilion 25XW (which is the one I have) and they both OC to at least 75hz in my experience.
I am looking for a new monitor that would be good for some gaming and content creation. I am looking for a 1080p panel and have a budget of about $200 USD. I saw the Tech Deals video on this monitor and it seems to be in the ball park of what I want. Acer R240HY bidx 23.8-Inch. Any suggestions about any other monitors?
I would recommend this monitor. I have it and it is incredible, 1080p 60hz IPS 24 inches
Edit: this is USA Amazon I didn't realize it was Dutch nvm
I've had this for a year or so to get my build going. over clocked to 75hz. nice colors. no vesa mount. relatively weak stand. overall good budget monitor IMO.
I don't think you'll find anything that sized anymore. They don't really make 17" monitors or affordable 4:3 monitors. 1080p and 16:9 is like basically as low as you can go. An acceptable 60hz IPS 24" starts around $129 USD like this. [link]
Monitor integrated speakers generally are pretty poor, you're probably better off with $30 Logitech speakers next to some monitor.
What games will this computer be able to play or what's the max that it can probably handle because on my current $300 prebuilt computer from bestbuy can barely run League of Legends. Also another friend said that I should get an SSD so things can load faster, do I need an SSD? Also thanks for the advice on the case, I'll try to find a better one. Sorry to be bombarding you with so many questions but what is your opinion on this monitor, is it good for gaming and watching tv shows/asian dramas? If not, any recommendations? budget is maybe $100-150.
The 3D is more for marketing and doesn't really effect the price so that detail can be ignored. If that price is too high then like I said before buy a used 144hz monitor. If it has to be brand new, which Idk why it would need to be, then get something with an IPS panel like this. You're not going to really find a new gaming monitor at your price range but at least you'll have beautiful colors with an IPS panel :)
I got this one last year for my pc build and it's been pretty great so far. Very affordable IMO. I might just buy this same one or the 21.5 inch version as a 2nd monitor. I just need a desk with more space.
This Is what I use and I like it quite a lot and it would be good for a PS4. That monitor is IPS though which has more accurate colors than a TN monitor but higher response times. So, if he is super competitive then you may want to look for a solid TN panel but it’s mostly preference. I mainly use mine for single player games with the occasional multiplayer matches with friends (Fortnite etc) so I like the better color of IPS monitors.
This is an extremely cheap monitor having the specs of 23in 1080px ips 4ms but only 60hz is a great starting monitor and only $130
I'm a big fan of the Acer R240HY as a budget 1080p monitor for general purpose usage. The IPS screen has great viewing angles and colors, minimal bezel, decent connectivity. They make smaller and larger versions but I find that this one has just the right size for 1080p.
Sorry, might need some clarification on some stuff you're asking.
Are you asking for the framerate during the stutters?
Using [link], though I've tried another monitor too and had the same problem.
I'm using headphones plugged to the front of the computer, so I believe that means chipset? Should also mention I tried updating my chipset drivers as well.
Hey man, thanks for the reply
He plays all types of games, from the few i've seen him playing:
Minecraft, CS:GO, Fortnite, Overwatch, Rust and some other steam games.
He has a pair of these monitors:
Which looks like they are 60hz
What monitor would people recommend? I’m looking to spend $150-$200 at max, and i’m currently thinking about getting this one: [link] . I’m only going to be using the monitor for my switch, and not as a part of a computer setup.
One I have: Acer R240HY
Yeah it doesn't rotate it just has the tiny little place you screw in the stand. You can get those clips that "hug" the monitor, but those look kind of ugly. The monitor I linked in the original post is nearly identical besides one being mountable and costs about the same.
My setup is at my home in an average sized bedroom, picking up a 47x23in desk from IKEA this weekend to replace my 39x24in glass desk. Also moved my desk away from the window so I have more than enough wall space to work with.