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Monitor blanks out when gaming

Q: Monitor blanks out when gaming

This has been happening for awhile but haven't pursued because I haven't been playing games and happens only when I play games. The monitor goes blank or call it a flash for a second (probably less) and can be really frustrating when playing a game. Has anyone come across this problem?

Thanks
Debby

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A: Monitor blanks out when gaming

First thing I would check would be my refresh rate. It sounds like you might have it set too high for the resolution you are playing at.

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Hi,

I'm experiencing intermittent monitor black outs which last for about 3 seconds before the monitor comes back to life. They occur randomly and I've got no idea what is causing them. It has only started happening since I switched to HDMI from DVI. I'm using an Nvidia video card and a BENQ monitor.

I've have no idea what the problem is here so if anyone has any common solutions, please share.

A:Intermittent monitor blanks

Does a dialog box in the bottom right hand corner pop up saying 'Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered?

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My dual monitor system has been working fine since new several months ago. The other day, I started experiencing a problem upon startup or reboot: The left of my dual monitors would be blank (no picture). After switching the monitor off and back on again (sometimes more than once), the picture would appear. No further problems during session. At next reboot or startup the blank screen recurred. It is not consistently blank every time. and It almost always now takes two times of switching monitor off and on again for image to appear.

I suspected a bad monitor so i switched the cables on my AMD Radeon HD 7700 graphics card. The left monitor is still the one where the problem occurs. So it is not a bad monitor.

I have tried deleting devices, reinstalling drivers, to no avail. I cannot find any options in Windows 8 for additonal options after trying everything under options/display.

Any suggestions on how to get my left monitor working at startup?

Thanks,
Snapfade

A:Left Monitor Blanks at Startup

Do you turn on your monitors before turning on your computer?

One monitor may be asleep when you turn on your PC and your OS is not seeing it.

What models are your monitors? Are they the same?

Samsung has a monitor with a firmware defect that refused to wake up at times, there is a firmware update you can install for it.

The monitor was given to me because it was not working, now it works awesomely since the upgrade..

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Dell XPS 435T/9000 with Win 7 64-Bit

I was having all kinds of BSOD and system freezing issues so I decided to do a clean install from my system recovery disks to return to a factory image. After inserting the 2nd recovery disk, the screen went blank and I could not get it to come back on (turning monitor off and on, unplug/plug power cord, etc.). I let the process run as the computer was still on and eventually the DVD drive opened. I assumed this meant the process was done so I manually rebooted the system with the power button and the system booted into Win 7 normal with the factory image installed. I immediately ran a chkdsk and during phase 5 the screen blanked again. I let it run again and a few hours later the machine booted into windows normally. I checked the event viewer and chkdsk completed normally.

What could be causing the screen blank to occur?

What additional info can I provide to help diagnose this?

A:Win 7 - Monitor blanks during recovery/chkdsk, but processes still run

Hello Zarathud mate if you want to just do a reinstall then you could follow this
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
Hopefully you have all the data you need backed up and the advantage of this way is that you will lose all the bloatware that came with the machine.
Anything off the disks you need after you can go to and get but I am guessing if you just want 7 up and running then this is your best bet.

Just make sure you pick the correct version of Windows see pic

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Diagnosis of Monitor Blank Out:
My Monitor randomly blanks out, normally after leaving my computer on for about four to five hours. Sometimes it will not blank out for several days, but every once in a while. It will just go BLACK / BLUE / GREEN / ORANGE. Just a screen full of a single color.

Now, while this happens, I noticed that it should only be the monitor. Because I created a text file whilst it was blanked out. And then I wrote something in the text file and saved it. When I restarted my machine. Everything was still there. I can even reset the machine by keyboard when it blanks out.

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Diagnosis of Random Beep Noise:
Two months ago my machine started making random beep noises. This too, only happens after several hours. My machine runs perfectly otherwise. However it seems to be coming from my DVD player. I do remember one time I dropped my computer and and the DVD player came out. But it didn't make the beeping noise until two months later.

The DVD player runs perfectly. And it only beeps three to four times per week. It could possibly not be the DVD player at all. I don't know what it is. Does the computer make beeping noises when it overheats? Maybe I there is dust in the fan?

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Specifications:
Dell Inspiron b130
Two years old
.99gb of RAM
Mobile Intel(r) 915GM/GMS/910GML Express Chipset Family
Philips DVD+-RW SDVD8820

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Sorry for the long text, I'm trying to send as much information i have.

Hello forums!
A few years ago i built a new gaming pc because i wanted to be able to play high quality games. But since day 1 i've had nothing but problems. Whenever i play one of my high quality games such as "Assassins Creed, Tomb Raider, Battlefield 3 or Primal Carnage" the monitor goes completely blank showing a "no signal to monitor" sign after gaming for between 5 minutes to up to 2-3 hours. The monitor sometimes also shows different color stripes either for examples: orange, pink or grey. The sound of my friends on skype usually keeps going for about 20 seconds before going silent, the sound of the game shuts off instantly or goes in a loop or starts with a loud buzzing sound. The fans and the LED's on my pc are still going but i can't control anything on the pc making me have to force restart my pc on the power button.
I've been on this forum before talking to this guy who is helping me but he's been quite busy lately so i need some extra help.
I've updated all drivers to latest, i never overheat, the GPU does not go over 51C when gaming and CPU never goes over 51C either.
I've upgraded my 650W powersupply to a 850W power supply and is one of the highest rated best performance power supplies you can find.
I tried to RMA my graphics card but they found nothing wrong with it and sent it back.
I bought two new sticks of RAM 4GB each, still... Read more

A:Solved: No signal to monitor/colorful monitor crash when gaming

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Hello, 
I have been looking for verification that if I buy the Dell 24 Gaming Monitor – S2417DG and attach it to my Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 HDMI that I will get full 2560x1440 resolution refresh rate 165 Hz with 1ms response as the Monitor specs are listed.
I can find no information that the HDMI will pass this level of output.
I have talked to Dell tech support and they do say that the HDMI port is connected directly to the  NVIDIA  GeForce GTX 1050T i with 4GB GDDR5 but I also have seen information that HDMI will not support this.
So I am looking for verification on this configuration being compatible/able to output the full capabilities of the video card to the monitor via the on board HDMI output?

A:Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 HDMI Specs/Does HDMI out support full bandwidth for G-SYNC Dell Gaming Monitor – S2417DG

First of all, G-Sync as far as I know requires DisplayPort and will not run on HDMI.  Even if it does, I don't think even HDMI 2.0 has enough bandwidth for 1440p @ 165 Hz.  And even if it does though, all of the Dell systems I've seen have only had HDMI 1.4, which is only enough for 1440p @ 60 Hz.  But even if all of that isn't a problem, does the Inspiron 7567 have ONLY a GeForce GPU, or does it have an Intel GPU plus a GeForce GPU?  If it's the latter, G-Sync will definitely not work because in almost all systems that have both GPUs, only the Intel GPU is directly wired to the display outputs.  If your system has ONLY the GeForce GPU, then G-Sync should work in theory, but again you may have the bandwidth problems I mentioned above.

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The title basically says it. I'd like to get a monitor that works as a monitor with my Macbook Pro (I'll just get a HDMI connector) for general computer use, but one that is also suitable for gaming with PS3/PS4 with a low input lag as I like my competitive gaming, but also doubles as a TV, so has a tv/freeview tuner installed too.

Wasn't sure where to put this topic so went for random, anyone out there have any advice?
 

A:Monitor suitable as a monitor, TV, and gaming

It might help someone here to help you if you told us what country you are in, approximate screen size desired, and the most amount of money you are willing to spend.
 

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Hi,
Im looking for suggestions on what brand or kind of monitor should i buy. The specs thay i have in mind are; 1920x1080 res, 144mhz, below 4 ms, preferrably a VA panel since I play both competitive games and solo games which graphics and color are important and in my understanding, VA panels are in between IPS and TN.

Thank you!
 

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I picked up a new LGe Monitor (L196WTQ), installed proper drivers and set everthing up.
Only...
It produces garbled desktop icons and a marquee like box around my mouse that flickers inconsistantly, images on my computer and the entire web are all completely fine.
Games like World of Warcraft are flickering, garbled, and some things just shouldnt be there. Perhaps it has something to do with the Graphics Card? I have a Radeon 9800 Pro.
Below is what I mean by "Garbled".

Could someone help find my problem?

Oh yes, my screen size is 1440x900 and at 60hrz
 

A:New monitor and gaming

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Ok so for the past week or so I been lookin for a nice new monitor and I finally decided on these few...
This is for gaming, and just general stuff..but I want something good for gaming too definetly.

Samsung SyncMaster 17" 730B
http://www.circuitcity.com/rpsm/oid/118806/rpem/ccd/productDetailSpecification.do#tabs

LG Flatron 17" L1720PQ
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=7453347&type=product&id=1125464966365

Hyundai ImageQuest B70A
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16824179015
 

A:Best monitor for gaming?

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Right now i have $486 saved up for a new monitor. I will be using the monitor for mostly gaming, but i will also like to watch Blu-rays on it later when i buy a PS3. I have been eying the Dell UltraSharp U2410 24" monitor for a while now, Is there anything else i need to take a look at first.
 

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https://www.ebuyer.com/702613-aoc-q2778vqe-27-led-monitor-q2778vqe

https://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/accessories-and-monitors/monitors/home/L27q-20-27-QHD-MonitorHDMI+DP/p/65D4GCC1US

https://www.amazon.com/AOC-Q2778VQE-27-Inch-2560x1440-Resolution/dp/B00VERZDEG?th=1
 

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I'm Looking to buy a Gaming monitor but i'm not sure which one to get. My Budget is 550$, i want it 27 inches or bigger. Any suggestion

A:Best gaming monitor

Hi, Welcome to 8 forums.

How about this? Amazon.com: BenQ High Performance Gaming XL2720T 27-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor: Computers & Accessories

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Just purchased a Mitsubushi 17" LCD monitor Model NXM76LCD. It has both analog and DVI input capability. My previous experienece with LCD monitors and games was very disappointing and I ended up taking them back. This Mitsubiishi unit works as good or better than my old Trinitron 19" CRT monitor. So far I've run M$ Combat Flight Sim (1,2 & 3) Descent 2 & 3 and M$ Midtown Madness. Video quaility is excellent. Native resolution is 1280 X 1024. Running it on and older Dell XPS R400, P2, 384mb SDRAM with an ATI Radeon 64mb AGP graphics card. OS is Win98SE. Tomorrow I'm going to buy a DVI cable (it didn't come with one) and see if that makes any difference.

Just wondered if any one else has tried this one out. Would welcome comments/questions.

Regards - Ray
 

A:LCD Monitor for gaming

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24" Black LED Monitor Full HD With Super Slim Design ​

Screen Size (Inch): 23.5
Screen Size (cm): 59.8
Screen Size (Class): 24
Flat / Curved: Flat
Active Display Size (HxV) (mm): 521.28(H) x 293.22(V)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Panel Type: PLS
Brightness (Typical): 250cd/m2
Brightness (Min): 200cd/m2
Peak Luminance Ratio: 98%
Contrast Ratio Static: 1000:1(Typ.), 700:1(Min)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: Mega
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Response Time: 4 (GTG?
Viewing Angle (Horizontal/Vertical): 178/178
Colour Support: 16.7M
Colour Gamut (NTSC 1976): 72%
Refresh Rate: 60Hz​
OR

24" LED Monitor With Sharp Picture Quality​

Screen Size: 24"
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Panel Type: TN
BLU Type: LED
Brightness: 250cd/m
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1 (Typ)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: Mega ?
Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Response Time: 2 (GTG)
Viewing Angle (H/V): 170 / 160
Color Supported: 16.7M


 

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Looking for new set of dual gaming monitors. I like Samsung and ASUS. 22-24 inch is what im looking for. two monitors. Loads of mixed reviews of everything. Willing to spend around ?200 each. Any advice on whats best would be greatly appreciated.

Looking at Samsung S24A350H

or the 22 inch version.

A:New gaming monitor!

Get the Samsung 24's and don't look back. Maybe make sure they have universal mounting points for a riser stand and a possible third monitor later ! The Asus's are sweet but I would go with the Sammy's, I went with LG's and I wish I had waited for the prices to fall on the Samsung's.

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I need some recomendations on getting the best gaming monitor in the150-200$ price range. I really don't know anything about monitors, if you can give me the basics on what to look for I can do some of my own hunting. Also Id appreciate any links to monitors in this price range you peeps recomend.
 

A:Gaming Monitor

not sure about price range, but i'd be looking for:
19" widescreen tft
Resolution: 1440 x 900 (very minimum native)
Refresh rate of <8ms
DVI input
 

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My spec are in my specs thingy. Nvidia 275 video card. Whats the best monitor I can get for around 200$? My video card can support way over 2560x1600 , how much do you have to spend to break the 1920x1080 barrier? Are they even worth it?

Also I am somewhat interested in a 3d monitor setup but they look pricey and I have no clue if they are worth it.
 

A:Best gaming monitor for $200?

Are you looking to game at that resolution? The GTX 275 will find it difficult to play GPU-intensive games at or over 1920x1080.
 

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I want a large lcd to play games and watch movies (as well as other computer tasks)

This one seems awfully cheap for $430 for a 32" :
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=PLTV32-R&cat=MON

Is it worth the extra $170 for this one with better specs?:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16889022022

I've seen a Protron (Ultra) 32" and I noticed no problems with it, It wasn't as bright or responsive as my current 19" widescreen lcd but It looked alright. I always hear bad things about generic brands.

Will there be a noticeable difference so great that the extra money would be well spent?
 

A:Gaming LCD Monitor

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Hi folks, my monitor blew up and I was looking at LCD monitors. I can't afford most of them, but was wondering about a couple that were in my price range. Is 21ms acceptable response time for gaming? This is the one I was checking out: http://www.directron.com/v293.html

Also found Acer one with 20ms in the same price range:
http://www.directron.com/al1913b.html

Otherwise, I guess I'll stick with CRT for now.

Thanks.
 

A:LCD Monitor for Gaming Help

lcd

Really it's confusing, some people complain of 8ms and 12ms lcds ghosting, while other people get 25ms lcds that they say have no ghosting at all. I think it has more to do with the quality of the lcd.
 

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I recently purchased a cyberpower gaming tower with the amd ryzen graphics card along with a Dell gaming monitor and when i power up the unit i get an "no hdmi signal" message both ends are plugged into the correct spots any clues as to whats going on?

A:Gaming monitor

For our users to assist in troubleshooting, please answer the following questions;
* What operating system?* What specific AMD Ryzen video card model?* What video out ports are available on the video card?* What specific Dell monitor model?

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Im buying this Dell UltraSharp 2209WA 22" Widescreen LCD Monitor

Its my first lcd , my lovely superbright diamondtron mitsubishi has finally bitten the dust

Ive done a bit of research and this is the monitor for me

problem is i know lcd's display best at their native resolution and for most things ill be running at at 1680x1050 , however with my current rig (and my upgrade being pushed back due to needing a new monitor) ill struggle to game at this res

so will it look/perform ok at 1280x1024 ingame? until i upgrade?

A:New gaming monitor

Hi archie

I use the Samsung 226BW which is a 1680x1050 monitor. Any game i play that my graphics card cant handle at 1680x1050 i lower the res of that game to 1280x800 in the games menu.

As 1280 is pretty close to 75% of 1680 and 800 is pretty close to 75% of 1050 its the settings i use for games like Crysis Warhead etc. You'll see when you get the monitor what is best but a setting of 1280x1024 will give you 76% and 97% of your native resulution and will make the image appear distorted

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Is this a good gaming monitor? It is a Sceptre brand so I guess I can trust them.

http://www.sceptre.com/Products/LCD/Specifications/spec_x9cNagaV.htm

The one thing that I like about this monitor is its 16.7 colors. I guess that means it's an 8-bit monitor right? I am planning on buying from newegg.com or tigerdirect.com. I just want a monitor that has good picture quality and fast response time. Should I get this monitor or can anyone recommend one that is better?
 

A:Gaming monitor?

16.7 million colors is 32-bit. It looks like an alright monitor. 8ms is the highest response time you would want on a gaming monitor.
 

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Yay my Chimei 22in monitor died after 4 years of good service​I paid about 350 for it when brand new​im looking around that same price range for a gaming monitor that will be running crossfired 6900s​im happy for a true 22in monitor but would be happy to go up in size if the price is right​thanks for the suggestions guys​
 

A:New gaming monitor

24 inch 1920x1080 is now the default monitor. No point going smaller. They cost <$200.

Other options include:
- Taking a risk and spending ~$300 on a 2560x1440 27 incher from eBay. Techspot has it on Xmas Shopping List.
- Spending a little more and getting either a 27inch 1080p monitor, or a productivity-oriented 1920x1200 monitor.
- Check out Dell website for more sizes and resolutions. You're gonna be paying for it, though.
 

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Hey i just built my first every gaming computer. I'm looking to buy a monitor under $200, it can be 19", but not 17". I want it to be decent. i've looked but i don't no what exactly im looking for... so help is appreciated, thanks!
 

A:monitor for gaming rig

Do you want widescreen or non-widescreen?

EDIT: If it's okay to be widescree: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824116095
If you want non-ws: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009137
You can actually ger a good (by looking at the numbers) 22" monitor under 200 (after rebates): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236043 or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236028
 

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I'm curious if the monitor in the link below is bad for gaming? I really don't know anything about monitor specs, so could someone please give me an idea on the quality of this monitor? I'm sure it's a good monitor, I'm just a little worried about the refresh rates of flat-screen monitors since I play online games a lot.

DELL E172FP 17-inch Flat Panel Color Monitor

Thanks for any help
 

A:Bad gaming monitor?

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Thinking about getting a 120hz monitor to replace my current 60hz monitor, I have the money to pay for it;

Just need to know if it's worth it and if it even makes that much of a difference.

Thanks

A:Monitor For Gaming

I would recommend a Benq Monitor

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Hi, some games only display in 1024x768 minimum, but their text and graphics look so small on my 17" monitor that I get eyestrain and have got to get a bigger monitor.
I think LCD's have replaced CRT's nowadays, so I think a 22" LCD would be fine, but shall I get a square screen one or a widescreen?
I only want it for playing games and flight simulations, nothing else.
Wouldn't a widescreen stretch the picure out and make it look funny?
What sort do you all use?
Thanks
 

A:What monitor do you use for gaming?

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I am planing to buy new display monitor. so please guide me worth buying brand as short listed below
with IPS panel.

1. SAMSUNG
2. LG
3. AOL
4. BENQ
 

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I got 2 questions about a monitor with 7ms I'm dying of buying:

1) Is a monitor with 7ms response time good for gaming? Will there be noticeable lag?

2) Would a monitor with 4ms be as unnoticeable in lag as one with 7ms?

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My current Laptop has a 17" wide-screen display set at 1920x1200. I have been told that my Graphics Card would never support that display but I don't want to have to keep changing the display settings every time I want to play.

Therefore is it okay to run the game in a window set lower, say 1440x800 for example?
 

A:Monitor Settings for Gaming

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I am using a KDS 19" CRT with sony Trinitron. I was thinking about getting a Flat Panel LCD or Digital. What is best for Gaming and WHY? I guess they (flat panel) are good for saving space but I cant tell if there is a difference in picture quality. I am thinking about upgrading my monitor to something larger (if there is one). Can you suggest name brands and type as well as your opinion?
I have a good system with a Gforce4FX for video card and the games I play are Everquest and Counterstrike and Heroes and other such...Please give me your pix.

Thanks in advance..

Ct4033
 

A:What type of monitor would you use for Gaming?

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I am planing to buy new display monitor. so please guide me worth buying brand as short listed below
with IPS panel.

1. SAMSUNG
2. LG
3. AOL
4. BENQ
 

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I've been trying to pick out a big monitor for gaming, and my friend recommend this LG W2600H-PF 26 inch widescreen LCD monitor to me, the lowest price we found for it is a deal for $550. But I haven't tried any LG Monitor before, how do you guys think? Anyone have any experience on it?
 

A:26" gaming monitor

IMO, this is a much better deal for the same price. You'd get a bigger monitor for the same price and specs.
 

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Hi there. I have a KDS CRT 19" true flat monitor now. I like it but it really takes up way too much room. My girlfriend..(hehe yeah I know) says I should get a flat panel. I have heard lately that some of them are actually better for gaming than CRTs. I went to Frys (here in California, Orange county) and I did not understand some of this info...For example there was a Sony with the following..
Contrast ratio 500:1, Pitch .264, 260/M2, .12MS response time, also it had an extra britenes feature that is exclusive to sony it made it real brite. This monitor was 20". It was on sale for about 899.00. What do the numbers mean? What should I be looking for? What is ideal for gaming? NOW what monitors do you recomend? My price range is about 900 up to 1200. I play at 1280x 1024. I would prefer at least 19 if not larger monitor size. Also it needs to have a good picture to play DVDs as the 'puter setup is in the bedroom and girlfriend likes to watch movies in bed. If at all possible please paste links to teach me about these features and what they mean. If you have some best pics (for monitors) please post em..

Thanks way in advance.
 

A:Need help shopping for new monitor for gaming.

I'll start by trying to give a crash course in LCD.
Contrast ratio-- level of "blackness" and brightness ( sorta ). The higher the number the blacker the black and brighter. If you look on an LCD you'll notice that it's not quite black black if the contrast ratio is something like 350:1 or bright for that matter. So the higher the contrast ratio the better.
Pitch-- distance between pixels displayed. The lower the number the crisper the image.
Response time-- time that the LCD needs to " paint" the screen ( again sorta). Anything above 18 ms , you'll cry when playing ( it introduce ghosting or frame skipping).
Now if you're a true gamer ( DOOM III, etc..etc.. ) NO LCD CAN COMPETE with the good 'ol CRT. Since it seems you got cash i would suggest something like a Mitsubishi 22" Diamond Pro ( basically anything with a Trinitron tube). True, it's heavy and bulky but the pic... mmm.. like butha.. . Too bad Sony got out of the CRT production since they used to be the best.
HTH
 

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Hi there.

I have a 24 inch monitor and I am looking into getting another screen for a dual set up. My brother let me borrow his 24 inch HDTV/monitor and the picture looks great. I was thinking about getting the same one but before I do I wanted to make sure I am not overlooking things.

Are there any concerns about using a HDTV rather than a monitor? Are their things to be worried about a year down the road?

Thanks

A:Monitor vs HDTV for gaming

Technically no, just open some things with small text to see how clear the picture is, most TVs are not made with sufficient resolution to handle small stuff. Keep in mind that most games want to run on the primary display so you'll probably have to make TV primary and if it's not good enough for small text than you may have problem or would have to move applications to your now secondary display.

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I got 2 questions about a monitor with 7ms I'm dying of buying:

1) Is a monitor with 7ms response time good for gaming? Will there be noticeable lag?

2) Would a monitor with 4ms be as unnoticeable in lag as one with 7ms?

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Hello, I am looking to upgrade my old 19" Dell monitor with a new flat panel one. Can someone breakdown or point to a place the explains all the specs for these new monitors. Thank you......
 

A:Things to look for in a gaming monitor?

1. Contrast Ratio, EX= 800:1 or 1000:1, 1000:1 is better. and 2nd, response time. Just like latency, 5ms is faster than 6ms, ect.
 

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OK I am trying to set up a 6 monitor eyefinity setup using two r9 290x GPU. I want to cross fire the GPU s and then plug 3 of the monitors into 3 of the 4 ports that are on the GPU and then plug the other 3 in via a port hub utilizing the last plug in on the gpu. My knowledge is limited so I have questions regarding this method. For one would this even work? 2. Would I be able to max out most games using this method? 3. Is there an easier way to do this?
 

A:Setting up a 6 monitor gaming rig

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OK I am trying to set up a 6 monitor eyefinity setup using two r9 290x GPU. I want to cross fire the GPU s and then plug 3 of the monitors into 3 of the 4 ports that are on the GPU and then plug the other 3 in via a port hub utilizing the last plug in on the gpu. My knowledge is limited so I have questions regarding this method. For one would this even work? 2. Would I be able to max out most games using this method? 3. Is there an easier way to do this?Click to expand...

Let me put it this way, it can work as stated on AMD's website using a multi DP output hub.

To answer the second question though is a no you would not most likely be able to max out most games in this methodology. You will probably be able to run a game like Tomb Raider for instance at high settings but maxing out with 6 displays is pushing it.

The easiest way to do this is the only way...Basically buy the 3 way DP hub, hook up your monitors with adapters to whatever output method your choosing, then hookup the rest.
 

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Hello all,

My monitor has recently stopped working and it has increased my need to buy a new one.

I am doing my university studies through the internet and so I use my computer a lot. I also use my computer to play video games so I figure if I am going to buy a new monitor I might as well get a really nice one for gaming as well.

Please if any of you have bought a monitor recently and you think it's perfect or if there are any suggestions on what monitor would be good to buy for this purpose then let me know.

I'd also like to know if there are any monitors I should stay away from.

many thanks,

A:Good Gaming Monitor for 150-250 ($240-$400)

There are many monitor brands available from LG, ViewSonic, Samsung, HannsG (to name just a few). Like everything else, there will be monitors of varying quality across their ranges. I see that you've set yourself an upper price limit of ?250, and you should be able to buy a reasonable monitor from most manufacturers for that.

The best thing to do is to go round some computer shops and view any prospective monitors in action, and make your own judgements on what you actually see, after all you're going to be the one using it.

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Going to University so need a flat screen, CRT is simply too bulky for the box-room they call student housing .

I'm looking for a new LCD monitor that will not ghost or blur in fast moving games. I was hoping to get one with a 12ms response time but it seems they don't make 15 inch models with this (or not that i can find). So I'll be happy with 16ms as long as it is a good make. I'm looking at 15 as apposed to 17 inch models simply because for the price I probably cannot afford a good 17 inch one, whereas I can buy a really good 15 inch model that will look lovely for my games.

I live in England (UK) and am looking to spend hopefully around 250.

Any suggestions?
 

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Looking for a 24 inch matte finish monitor for around the 200 mark, main usage is games. A litle web surfin etc.

Please advise.

AMD Athlon 64 x2 dual core 6400+
Nvidea 8800gts 512
4 gigs RAM
 

A:Monitor for gaming recommendations please?

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What about this one?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236051

Got any other suggestions? No more than 22'inches

Thanks
 

A:Looking for a new monitor good for gaming

Asus are fine, as are Samsung and Dell. In any case, as you are looking at TN panels, they are all about equal. Just watch for models with the "2ms" rating and you should be fine.
 

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Below are the specs for my gaming rig. I have a $250.00 Amazon Gift Card and am thinking about upgrading to a monitor capable of 1440p.
My current monitor is 24 inches and I would like to increase that to maybe somewhere around 26 to 28 inches.
I use my computer strictly for gaming on FPS shooters like Far Cry, Borderlands, and Sniper Elite.

Based on my specs below, can I get several recommendations for a new monitor please ? The new monitor should work with my existing GPU, should support 1440p gaming, and have connections for Display Port 1.4 and HDMI 2.0b based on the connections of my GPU. I won't be using dual monitors as I plan on giving my current monitor to my wife for her home office PC.

Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X
CPU: Intel Core i5-8400
GPU: EVGA Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 XC Ultra - 6GB 192 bit - Nvidia G-sync compatible, HDCP 2.2, Display Port 1.4, HDMI 2.0b, DVI-D, VR Ready/Ray Tracing/DirectX 12
RAM: Gskill 16GB DDR4
SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 1TB
HDD: 2TB
OS: Windows 10 Home edition
Monitor: ASUS VS247 E1LMTF110183 LED Monitor 23.6 inch running at 60Hz with a resolution of 1920x1080
Other details on monitor can be viewed at https://www.amazon.com/ASUS-VS247H-P-23-6-1920x1080-Monitor/dp/B005BZNDS0

Thanks in advance for any suggestions and links to Amazon for the monitor you are suggesting.
 

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Hi,

I am looking to upgrade my monitor for playing games like Crysis or COD- I currently have this;

http://www.ciao.co.uk/Sony_SDM_E96D__6495720

....but the colours look a bit flat compared to my 42" LCD TV and the response rate isn't great.

I am ideally looking for a widescreen 20" monitor for under 150. What brands should I look out for, which ones should I avoid?

Any suggestions/recommendations welcome!!

Cheers
 

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