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RANT: crappy monitors

Mich Orou

Joined: Jul 17, 2003
Posts: 6
I took the test on Monday. The monitor used had to have been from 1984. Absolutely horrible refresh rate. It was giving me a headache since I have sensitive eyes and can literally see lines rapidly moving across the screen.
What's wrong with these places that they can't even come up with $50 to get a decent monitor with an 85 hz refresh rate?
That is all.
Anupam Sinha
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Joined: Apr 13, 2003
Posts: 1090
Hi Mich
You should name that center as people should know about that and if possible can go to some other center. Secondly the loss of sales might as well make them think of changing their monitor.
Jon Poole
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Joined: Jun 19, 2003
Posts: 31
You and I must have taken our exam at the same place. I had no other complaint about the center except for the crappy monitor.
I don't remember the exact address, but it was a Prometric place in Marietta GA around Delk Rd and Franklin Rd off in a small office park.
Damien Howard
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Joined: Apr 01, 2003
Posts: 456
This is definitely a center by center thing, since the place I took it had good monitors (releatively speaking) as did where I took my gre which was a different center.
For those in nyc area, the center in manhattan is good, and for those in South Jersey, the one in hamilton is okay as well.
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