I'm having a hard time finding a good lcd monitor...

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    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/se...p;sku=S203-2420

    This is the closest one I've found to my needs. Built-in speakers, an hdmi port, and component ports.... But I'm looking for 2 sets of component ports or at least 2 sets of audio-in ports for about the same price, or cheaper. I can't seem to find the right monitor... I want it to be at least 24" & have an aspect ratio of 16:9. I really don't care if it's 720p or 1080p as long as it's HD... Can anyone help me find a good monitor?
     
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    thats more of a TV screen then a computer monitor
    your paying more for built in TV tuner and other connectors
     
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    Well I'm looking for a 2-in-1... I actually do want a computer monitor, but I also want to use it for console gaming.
     
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    Buy a TV with HDMI input (or VGA) and use that. Either that or use your PC as a passthrough. Remember btw that HDMI = DVI with audio and a different pinout so you can use convertors / cables for that. There are also several video cards that can output via HDMI (including audio patchthrough).
     
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    Yeah, but would it come out cheap?
     
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    Which one of the 2 options? Regardles of what you want (say at least 22-24 inch) you'll be spending at least 200 euros / dollars.

    What consoles do you want to play? If they have HDMI output you could just use pretty much every PC monitor via HDMI/DVI. If you really need component you will need to either buy a TV that has those kinds of inputs OR buy a card for your PC that can patchthrough/watch component. Will it be cheap? Probably not. Will it cost more then buying 2 screens? I don't expect it to be but can't you seriously google this? Look around online or w/e.......
     
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    look for anything from insignia (it's a best buy only brand though so you'll have to go there to find it)! hope that helped!
     

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