Anytime I find a 22-inch LCD for under $200, you can bet I'll post it here. eCost has the manufacturer-recertified Samsung 220WM for $189, quite a bit less than you'd pay for a new one.
Highlights include built-in speakers, a 700:1 contrast ratio (that's according to Samsung's specs--eCost mistakenly lists it as 1000:1), and support for HDCP (meaning you can watch Blu-ray movies and other protected digital content--something not all monitors allow). Alas, connectivity is limited to VGA and DVI; no HDMI here. Like most 22-inchers, the 220WM tops out at 1680x1050 resolution.… Read more