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#1 of 5 Paul_Medenwaldt

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Posted October 25 2001 - 12:29 AM

I just upgraded my video card from a Voodoo 4 32meg card to a Voodoo 5 64meg card and now i'm looking into purchasing a new computer monitor.

I have a Gateway v700 and I don't think the monitor is up to par in displaying what the Voodoo 5 is capable of.

I'm not looking to spend a lot of money, but would like some ideas on what kind of monitor i should be looking for.

Thanks
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#2 of 5 Kelley_B

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Posted October 25 2001 - 12:47 AM

Why did you go from one unsupported card to another unsupported card???

#3 of 5 Brandon_S

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Posted October 25 2001 - 12:56 AM

I don't really know what size monitor you are looking for, but I got a 19 inch KDS Avitron over the summer at Best Buy. It cost me $299.99 plus tax after the $70.00 rebate check came back. It has a Sony Trinitron tube in it. I have had great luck with such monitors. My last Dell computer had a Trinitron monitor and now this one. Happy shopping!

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#4 of 5 Camp

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Posted October 25 2001 - 04:22 PM

If your on a budget, Samsung monitors are a fantastic deal. Whatever you get make sure it has a true flat screen...it makes a huge difference.

I went with ViewSonic but Sony is great too.

#5 of 5 Dave F

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Posted October 25 2001 - 04:34 PM

I have a Viewsonic (E700 I think) at work, and I love it. Great clarity.

-Dave

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