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I would be all over these if Dell hadn't hinted at their next line of monitors. Isn't the U2311hm supposed to have a matte finish?
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post #12 of 30
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Dell might have overpriced PCs and servers, but their monitors, and their customer service regarding monitor warrenty/support/aftercare are second to none.
That's not my experience from a recent incident, though I called tech support and didn't use live chat which might have made all the difference. I was on the phone for 3 hours to get a replacement for my malfunctioning refurbished Dell U3011. I was transferred so many times that I lost count. It took almost two weeks to get the replacement. Many of the representatives also seemed confused about what the Dell Outlet is. Even after I explained that it's Dell's direct refurbished store. Dell also needs huge work when it comes to warranty of their Outlet monitors, as they only come with a 90 day warranty and cause confusion because of the Service Tag still being under the previous owners name. From my experience I'd say their support is a complete joke, at least for Dell Outlet monitors.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 5/17/11 at 12:52pm
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post #13 of 30
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Originally Posted by Ben the OCer View Post
That's not my experience from a recent incident, though I called tech support and didn't use live chat which might have made all the difference. I was on the phone for 3 hours to get a replacement for my malfunctioning refurbished Dell U3011. It then took almost two weeks to get the replacement. Many of the representatives also seemed confused about what the Dell Outlet is. Even after I explained that it's Dell's direct refurbished store.
Ah, I'm sorry to hear that

All dell support people in the UK are all irish, but apart from the hilarious accent, they have always been incredibly efficient and courteous. They replaced my stuck pixel monitor within 3 days.
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Ah, I'm sorry to hear that

All dell support people in the UK are all irish, but apart from the hilarious accent, they have always been incredibly efficient and courteous. They replaced my stuck pixel monitor within 3 days.
That could be the another difference. I think I was talking to people from India.
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While it seems like a nice monitor, the 8ms response time and the low refresh rate don't seem to lend it well to gaming.

Depending on what you mainly do, this could be a great monitor or a bad one.
Review.

It's not bad at all. Of course you aren't going to get the same responsiveness as one of the best 120Hz monitors from an IPS panel.

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I would be all over these if Dell hadn't hinted at their next line of monitors. Isn't the U2311hm supposed to have a matte finish?
This U2311H has a matte finish. I expect them to use the same eIPS panels unless there has been some improvement in that tech recently. The only real difference is the CCFL backlight being switched out for white LEDs.
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Seeing as it's being replaced.. I'll be waiting a bit longer for IPS goodness... This Acer is serving me well... and I don't have $250 to drop atm too
    
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I feel sorry for you guys, they really are expensive over there...

In Australia I just picked up 3 for $666 ($222aud ea)
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While it seems like a nice monitor, the 8ms response time and the low refresh rate don't seem to lend it well to gaming.

Depending on what you mainly do, this could be a great monitor or a bad one.
You'd be hard pressed to even notice the 8ms response times. Input lag is what I would worry about.
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On sale in Canada for $229 right now.

Some lucky SOBs were able to get it for $139 EACH though because of a coupon/price error. If only I was awake Monday morning, would have ordered 2 more
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You'd be hard pressed to even notice the 8ms response times. Input lag is what I would worry about.
Actually the input lag on this monitor is pretty good, only 10.6 ms on average. You can see a comparison to other monitors in that review I posted.
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