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Tips How to Choose and Buy Monitor

Well, if you want to buy a new monitor or replace the old with the new monitor, the following are tips on choosing and buying a nice computer monitor.

Tips How to Choose and Buy Monitor
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Tips How to Choose and Buy Monitor

1. Prices
Price has always been the first consideration in the purchase anything, and it can be tolerated. The price of the monitor depending on the type, size and features of the screen. For example, the greater size, more features, or more advanced LED type of LCD, the price is also more expensive. So prepare extra budget if you want to get a monitor with a higher quality spec. Fortunately this time getting down the price of a computer monitor.

2. The size of the monitor
LCD and LED monitor size is in the range 15 inch - 32 inch, and the panel measured diagonally. Monitor size bigger is often considered better, although probably not practical given the constraints in the desktop space. Besides the size of the monitor is always proportional to the price.

If you often use MS Words or Excel applications, computer monitors that have a size of 17-19 inches is quite ideal. If you want satisfaction in watching movies or for gaming, 27 inch monitor size could be an option. If you need a dual monitor set-up with a single screen, the monitor size of 29 inches or more worthy of consideration.

3. Monitor resolution
Resolution is the size of the pixels on the screen. A higher resolution or more pixels, recommended for sizes larger monitor or if you want more detail. This time to monitor 17 inch - 19 inch common resolution is 1280 x 1024. This resolution is suitable for most uses. The size of the monitor that is popular today is 19 inch. If you are looking for a good computer monitor over 21 inches, then consider that the resolution of the monitor is becoming increasingly important.

4. The contrast ratio 
Definition of contrast ratio is the difference in size between the brightest white colors that can be generated monitor the darkest black. The contrast ratio is often found on the LCD monitor is 700: 1. Higher contrast ratios such as 2000: 1 may be better for movies or jobs that require the use of colors are very dark, for example, video editing. For a home computer or business computers, the use of a contrast ratio of 700: 1 is already very good.

5. The response time 
The response time of the LCD monitor is the measurement (in milliseconds / milliseconds) of how fast each pixel is able to respond to change color. Generally, a monitor with a response time slower than 16 ms is considered bad, because there will be a blur when objects move quickly flashed across the screen, like the action movies. The new output computer monitors generally have a minimum of 8 ms response time, even up to 2 ms. 8 ms response time is included for playing games comfortably.

6. The brightness level
LCD monitor and (especially) the current LED monitor has a brightness level is excellent. A brightness level of 250 nits is the most common and recommended for most uses.

7. Select the DVI connection
There are two types of connections are D-Sub and DVI. Old CRT monitors have D-Sub basic connection that uses an analog signal to transmit the purposes of the computer system. LCD monitor, there also has a D-Sub connection. However, the new LCD monitor offers connections DVI (digital video interface) that uses digital signals to transmit from PC to monitor. DVI connection is more secure from tampering. Good computer monitor for purposes of editing and graphics, it is advisable to use a DVI connection, in order to obtain better image quality without interruption or blur.

8. Consideration viewpoint
LCD monitors have limitations in terms of viewing angle. In a simple sense viewpoint (viewing angel) here is the angle that lets you still can see the picture before the picture eventually disappears or becomes dark. If your LCD monitor has a low viewing angle (between 120 ° - 130 °) then when viewed from the side of the screen image will not be clear or invisible.

Viewing angel expressed in degrees horizontally and vertically. If your monitor has a viewing angle of 160/130 means viewpoint = 160 ° horizontal and vertical viewing angle = 130 °. Generally, the vertical viewing angle is not as important as the horizontal viewing angle. For a nice LCD monitor, the recommended horizontal viewing angle is 160 ° or more.

9. About the speaker built in
Some LCD monitors were equipped small speakers built-in that allows computer users at home and in the office saves space without having to use the speakers table. Small built-in speakers may be used to determine whether there is vocal or voice, but not great for high volume.

10. Other considerations
Finally before you decide to buy a new monitor, make sure the type of monitor use of the future look like? Will it be used as a multimedia monitor, monitor gaming, to watch movies or TV, or simply for administrative purposes such as Words and Excel. Such considerations will determine the response time you need, a suitable contrast ratio, viewing angel, and even the size of the monitor should you choose.
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