Need help on buying a monitor

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  1. muhamad520
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    Im looking to buy a monitor for my laptop and i want to use it as a tv also not to record tv or anything just for watching tv .
    My question is can i do it

    I was looking at this one

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx...N82E16824138069

    I would really aprecaite it if someone would help me i dont know nothing about these kind of things



    thank you
     
  2. mitch707

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    i have this one its really nice Sceptre X9W at costco
     
  3. iamwhoiam

    iamwhoiam Honorary R4 Fanboy

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    Samsung screens are the best at the moment, for both PC and HDTV

    Samsung 226 for PC
    and any samsung HDTV cleans the floor of other brands at the moment (heck, even sony steal samsung screens in their overpriced Bravia TVs)
     
  4. muhamad520
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    A little to much for me
     
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    iamwhoiam- Im not looking for hdtv as long as it hooks up to my stelite its good with and i only got 180 to spend
     
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    iamwhoiam Honorary R4 Fanboy

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    ^^^ get that, it'll be the best for your budget. Samsung are leading the world in LCD tech
     
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    Pixel Pitch could be a bit better, but a great monitor nonetheless.
     
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    My main concern is that if you can watch tv from a satilite on this or the one thats on my first post
     
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    iamwhoiam Honorary R4 Fanboy

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    Monitors under $200 will most definitely not have nothing more than VGA or DVI (no SVHS, composite). If you want to watch TV, you're best bet is through the laptop.
     
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  13. muhamad520
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    Can you tell me hot to watch on my laptop i rather watch it on a bigger screen like 19in mines 15in
     
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    Punctuation? Spelling? [​IMG]
    I don't get it!
     
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    Damn, there's so much more variety at your avg. shop in the US, most of the Aus ones just carry stock unless you search for them individually!
     
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    iamwhoiam - Honorary Samsung Fanboy? [​IMG]

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    But seriously, he has a point. I type this to you from a samsung monitor, and I assure you they are brilliant. Although I have absolutely no idea what model this one is, its Black and a flat panel (big help yes I know). Go with samsung if you can't decide, chances are it'll be great anyway.