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[Amazon Canada] Acer Predator XB240H 24" 144hz Monitor - $199.99 (Deal of the day 50% off)

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[Amazon Canada] Acer Predator XB240H 24" 144hz Monitor - $199.99 (Deal of the day 50% off)

Acer Predator XB240H Bbmjdpr 24-inch Full HD Display (1920x1080)

Deal of the Day (ends in just over 21hours from the time of this post)

$199.99 (reg. $399.99)

https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B074DQVPXV/ref ... zAbN4AKTW2

Seems like a really good price for 144hz.
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scoutermike wrote:
Jan 23rd, 2018 5:32 am
Its a tn panel. No thank you.
Its a gaming monitor with 144 Hz. It's a fantastic deal. Unfortunately, I bought one over Christmas.
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No expert but the tn does not bother me. I would like higher then 1080p though. Fairly well reviewed monitor in my brief look.
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Question for those more well versed. I've been wanting a gaming monitor for console gaming (xbox one) and have been holding off until I get my best buy gift card from a warranty reimbursement. Am I better off getting a similar sized monitor with freesync (same 1ms response time) than picking something like this up? I'm hoping to spend $200 or under pre-tax.

Also, could we match this at bestbuy and price beat it by 20% of the difference? Aka $179.99
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Stryker14 wrote:
Jan 23rd, 2018 6:43 am
Question for those more well versed. I've been wanting a gaming monitor for console gaming (xbox one) and have been holding off until I get my best buy gift card from a warranty reimbursement. Am I better off getting a similar sized monitor with freesync (same 1ms response time) than picking something like this up? I'm hoping to spend $200 or under pre-tax.

Also, could we match this at bestbuy and price beat it by 20% of the difference? Aka $179.99
Best Buy probably doesn't price beat amazon.
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Times like now I wish I had picked up an AMD card, the monitors I want at 27", +144hz, 4MS, IPS and G-sync are murdering me! Freesync in the same range are so much cheaper :(
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scoutermike wrote:
Jan 23rd, 2018 5:32 am
Its a tn panel. No thank you.
Know your stuff before trying to sound cool - find me a IPS 144hz monitor for under $400 and I'll buy 3 of them, or maybe 5.


This is actually a good deal for a 144hz! I already have a VG248QE unfortunately.
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doesn't appear to be freesync or gsync so its already a few years old. maybe wait for a better monitor if you're going to upgrade.
had bought a open box from ncix 27 inch benq 144 hz no freesync or gsync for 220.00. so maybe you can also find a deal like this.
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I'd get it right away if it were at least 1440p or had g-sync.

Dunno if I really want a small 1080P monitor that tears these days...
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Does anybody know how this compares to the BenQ XL2411Z 144Hz 24"? Thanks!
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Stryker14 wrote:
Jan 23rd, 2018 6:43 am
Question for those more well versed. I've been wanting a gaming monitor for console gaming (xbox one) and have been holding off until I get my best buy gift card from a warranty reimbursement. Am I better off getting a similar sized monitor with freesync (same 1ms response time) than picking something like this up? I'm hoping to spend $200 or under pre-tax.

Also, could we match this at bestbuy and price beat it by 20% of the difference? Aka $179.99
If I’m not mistaken, console gaming wouldn’t have a benefit with 144Hz. If the graphics card won’t output higher than 60fps, there’s nothing for the monitor to refresh faster for. Console gaming is locked to 60fps, and even 30fps. I believe a 60Hz monitor is all that is needed for your use.
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50% off seems like a great dale, might consider this later
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unknownone wrote:
Jan 23rd, 2018 6:46 am
Best Buy probably doesn't price beat amazon.
They do. So if you're planning on going for it, you better go now before they adjust their online prices.
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Know your stuff before trying to sound cool - find me a IPS 144hz monitor for under $400 and I'll buy 3 of them, or maybe 5.
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VG248QE
I got two of these :) I want a third one!

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