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Asus enters widescreen monitor market

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Mon Jul 02 2007, 19:40
ASUSTEK IS entering the world of monitor manufacturing. We know because a Croatian distributor posted prices of a bunch of 17- and 19-inch monitors at around one fifth the average retail price (the Croatian Kuna - US Dollar ratio being 1:5 at the time). Unfortunatley that offer didn't last long.

Asus will take to the widescreen arena with the PG221, a 22-incher that will challenge the increasing number of players in this market segment. Is 22 inches the diagonal that will become a widescreen standard, just as 19-inch became the standard for LCD monitors? We'll see.

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Bjorn3D posted a review of Tagan's foray into the world of computer enclosure. Black Pearl A+ full tower case just cries out to be combined with EVGA's Black Pearl beasts… or regular components, of course. But seeing water-cooled components in a case like this just calls for overclocking records…of course, for those that want for their computer to actually do something more than 3DMark06 and SuperPi.

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