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Old 09-21-2009, 10:17 PM
 
Location: Durham (Southpoint Mall Area)
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Needing a cheap computer monitor. Can anyone recommend a store I can get a cheap monitor ($30-$60 range) at in the Atlanta area? Needs to be at least 17 inches. Thanks.
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Old 09-21-2009, 10:20 PM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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BrandsMart. You won't find the greatest selection, but what they have is usally the cheapest.

I bought a 17" digital/analog LCD flat panel for cheap money there last year. I had looked just about everywhere and their price was quite a bit less.
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Old 09-21-2009, 10:21 PM
 
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Microcenter which is in Gwinnett (Pleasant Hill near GP Mall), and Marietta (Powers Ferry Rd) usually has some blowout deals on monitors. I've found 20" widescreen monitors from Acer there for $99 and smaller ones for less.
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Old 09-21-2009, 10:21 PM
 
Location: Durham (Southpoint Mall Area)
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I mean $30-$60 range cheap. Sorry
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Old 09-21-2009, 10:51 PM
 
Location: Acworth
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anna electronics off of 85 (norcross/duluth) used to have a large selection of discarded corporate electronics. if they are still in business, it might be worth the looking into
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Old 09-22-2009, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Roswell, GA
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I assume you've checked the Microseconds store in Sandy Springs? Besides the other places mentioned, there's a cluster of small storefront computer stores, many of whom sell used systems and peripherals, along McDonough Blvd and Dawson Blvd in Norcross (just east of I-85, on the south side of Jimmy Carter Blvd, near the Varsity). They change names and come and go with some frequency, so it's hardly worthwhile mentioning any in particular. If you're so inclined, it could be worth a drive over there to scout around.
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Old 09-22-2009, 12:50 PM
 
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I'd say your best bet would be Craigslist.
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Old 09-22-2009, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Oregon
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or Goodwill
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Old 09-22-2009, 01:10 PM
 
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Craigslist. If you don't need LCD you can probably get one for almost free. I have an old monitor I'd like to get rid of and I am sure I am not alone.
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Old 09-22-2009, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Seattle, WA; St. Croix, USVI
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Emory University has a surplus center on Clifton Road that sells off pre-used computer equipment, office furniture, etc for next to nothing.

Emory ESurplus Program
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