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Help choosing a nice monitor

by NVielbig / July 11, 2012 1:53 AM PDT

Hello! Hopefully this is the correct section for this thread,

I am looking for a monitor to purchase just so that I can dual-monitor my laptop, and I honestly don't know too much about them. Size doesn't really matter too much, (anything under 24") and cost, under $150 preferred.

If you have any suggestions, past usage of certain monitors or if you want more criteria, please just let me know.

Appreciate it,
Nick

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by NVielbig / July 11, 2012 8:44 AM PDT

I'd prefer a monitor that has an HDMI port.

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This might work
by Steven Haninger / July 12, 2012 10:45 AM PDT
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I can't say I know this model but have seen some Dells and they seem to be fairly good. This one fits your specs and price range. If you want to connect it to a laptop, I'd think it best to buy something with the same aspect ratio as its screen. Looking at an earlier post of yours, you mentioned an HP laptop. If that's what you have, my math says this monitor matches the aspect ratio of the laptop. Good luck.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824260049

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