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Alright guys, I really want a high resolution monitor but cant seem to justify the price or the input lag since the monitor will be used for gaming 50% of the time. I have my eye on the 2560x1600 30 inch monitors but they are soooo expensive and they have seemingly bad input lag (not really sure). I dont really know what my specific question is, I just need to be swayed into buying or not buying one of these.

Also, if someone has one of these bad boys that they want to sell second hand, I would be highly interested

Other uses: watching movies, tv(hulu), and LOTS of development
Edited by austinb324 - 5/26/11 at 9:33am
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post #2 of 11
The ZR30W has the best input lag of the big boys IIRC. You can find deals for around $1100 at times.
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You can usually find 3007wfp-hc on CL for reasonable prices... They have very low input lag too... 11.5ms source: http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_2407wfp-hc.htm.

You have to make sure you get the hc model though or you will not get the low input lag.
    
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The input-lag is a myth created by those who can't afford these monitors. I have a u2711. There is no input lag.
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post #5 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Al plants Corn View Post
The input-lag is a myth created by those who can't afford these monitors. I have a u2711. There is no input lag.
Ya it's not as bad as those with TN Acer's say it is, I believe mine is 8ms and it's impossible to notice. It's a 305T plus on my main rig.
post #6 of 11
I've not noticed any input lag. I've never second guessed or regretted the money I spent on my U3011. It was worth every penny.
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post #7 of 11
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I've not noticed any input lag. I've never second guessed or regretted the money I spent on my U3011. It was worth every penny.
Dangit...posts like that are gonna make me go and spend $1300 at the click of a button! The hard part is going to be explaining to the lady that I spent so much money on a monitor lol.
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post #8 of 11
Gaming on a 25x16 (as well as developing, surfing, photo editing and just about anything else you can do) is a blast. I wouldn't have it any other way.
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My U2711 arrives today. I've been like a kid waiting for Xmas all week.
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post #10 of 11
Whhhaaaa?
Whats wrong with 1920x1080 on a standard ole' HDTV?

I mean thats what us console gamers use
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