That looks pretty good. I also have a 19 inch widescreen LCD, but a viewsonic one and it does the job for everyday stuff.
That looks a little expensive though, I got mine for around $160 (about £80).
Looks okay but I would go with a 22inch Widescreen, in the US you can find them from $250 to $350. I like them because they are big enoght to give you page by page viewing.
Thanks for the advice guys a bigger monitor would be nice but it's a little outside my price range. We get ripped off with electronics in the UK.
wirst of all decide what matrix do you want to have and for what purposes: playing game, edition of photos, watching moivies... (as you know there are several types of them: TNT, PVA, S-PVA, MVA and others). you can read about matrixes types in according webpages..
IF you want to play games and/or play movies you will want to look at monitors with refresh rates of less then 8 ms. 8 is too high, will cause flicker and low quality image when fast motion is occuring on screen. 5 ms is by no means the "best around" it is about average. For a decent picture you would want to get a monitor with 2ms response time. I still use CRT's because I am not very impressed with the quality of LCD's.
After refresh time you would want something with high resolution. I'm guessing that you will be looking at wide screen monitors so you want something with 1680x1050 or higher. This makes for a nicer picture again.
Finally size. For a nice monitor you want at least nineteen inches, but 22 inches have better value for money.
i would definally recomend the acer moniters because iv been able to rely on them a bit and as i found out there pretty durable one day my moniter smashed to the ground along with a bunch of speakers and the speakers hit the lcd screen and obunced off then the moniter fall and only a tiny piece of plastic around the moniter was broken luckly tho i was able to patch it up tho
From my experience Acer's are all over the place. I can't vouch for how reliable they are but some of them trully suck when others are pretty good. You're better off going in with a bigger, more reliable brand.
I know its a little late, especially becouse u bought it already, but i wanted to add one more thing:
Never look too serious at the specs that are given, just go to the stores and look at them, becouse what u think is good, is good for you. And always nice if u are allowed to touch the things, but background on white, then u can see if everything is really white, or some spots are whiter then other spots, or some spots are dead
I like to buy a new LCD screen, but it is hard for me to decide on, because it is hard to find honest reviews on this subject. At the moment I have an 19 inch 3:4 monitor of 5 years old and I like to pass it to my childrens computer to gain some space and at the same time have more pixelspace for myself.
A 24 inch monitor 1920x1200 looks ideal, but most applications still use 3:4 ratio and only would look very distorted. Only for watching movies 16:10 is interesting, which I can do on my TV. A 1600x1200 20 inch monitor is an option, but is as expensive as a 24 inch wide screen. Also the choice between relatively cheap monitors with TN displays or much SPVA versions is difficult to make. Anyone any comment on this ?
I have a AOC 19'' LCD WideScreen Monitor and I am so happy with it. I recommend it to everyone who want buy a new LCD monitor. Besides, it's cheaper than other 19'' LCD monitors