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  1. #1
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    Aug 2004

    Question building new system..need monitor suggestions

    I ordered parts for my new system over the weekend but I still need to get me a monitor. Primarily using this system for gaming. I want a 17" or 19" flat screen CRT monitor (black color) in the $150-$250 + shipping range.

    my system consists of:

    Koolance PC2-650bk with vga/cpu coolers
    Asus A8V Deluxe mobo
    AMD Athlon 64 3500+ cpu
    Visiontek X800 Pro 256mb
    Truecontrol 550w power
    Western Digital 160gb hd
    lite on CDRW/DVD COMBO52X32X52X16
    Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS gamer
    1 gig of corsair ddr400 ram

    Any monitor reccomendations please?

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    Member MiNdWaRp's Avatar
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    Apr 2004

    ViewSonic P75F+B 17" PerfectFlat CRT Monitor –RETAIL

    Model# P75F+B
    Item # N82E16824116231

    CRT Type: 17" (16.0" viewable), 90º deflection, PerfectFlat CRT
    Dot Pitch: 0.25mm aperture grille
    Max / Optimal resolution: 1792x1344 @ 69Hz / 1280x1024 @ 89Hz
    Frequency / Bandwidth: fh: 30~97kHz; fv: 50~160Hz / 205MHz
    Features: UltraBrite technology, ARAG screen treatment
    Processor - AMD 64 3700+ San Diego
    Memory - OCZ EL Platinum Revision 2 1GB (2 x 512MB)
    Video Card - EVGA 7800GT PCIe.
    Motherboard - DFI LanParty nF4 Ultra

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    Member attack's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forums, judging from your system looks like you've done your research very well, great setup! Here would be my choices...
    CRT Type: PerfectFlat® screen
    Dot Pitch: 0.25mm diagonal
    Max / Optimal resolution: 1920x1440 @ 64Hz / 1600x1200 @ 77Hz
    Frequency / Bandwidth: fh: 30~97kHz; fv: 50~180Hz / 200MHz
    Features: SuperClear® technology, ARAG® screen treatment
    Dimensions & Weight: 17.6" x 18.3" x 18.1" (WxHxD), 48.5 lbs
    Manufacturer's Warranty / Phone No.: 3 year limited warranty on CRT
    CRT Type: PerfectFlat CRT
    Dot Pitch: 0.25mm aperture grille at center
    Max / Optimal resolution: 2048x1536 @ 68Hz / 1600x1200 @ 87Hz
    Frequency / Bandwidth: fh: 30~110kHz; fv: 50~160Hz / 285MHz
    Features: UltraBrite 4X technology
    Dimensions & Weight: 18.8" x 17.9" x 18.5" (WxHxD), 51.7 lbs

    Those are some 19" suggestions....I'm very partial to viewsonic because I believe they make excellent products. The P series is higher end and has higher refresh rates, which could come in handy if you run games at 1600x1200.
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