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Hey guys,

I'm looking for some help for an eyefinity setup down the track.

The current monitor I'm looking at is the Dell U2311H. It's only $300AU which I can assure you over here for a decent monitor is just cheap.

I've looked over reviews all over the web, but they aren't helping me with what I really want to know.

How are they to game on? Any input lag? Any ghosting? Any stutters? Etc etc. My current monitor is a Acer P244W, so I would assume it would be a ton better then that to begin with. But I love my monitor at the moment. It's just been fantastic.

So, idea's, thought's? If you use one, do you use it in a triple monitor setup?

If it helps I'll be buying one of these every 2 weeks

Oh I'll also be selling my current Acer 24" and Acer 18" monitor down the track.

Thanks,
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They're great gaming monitors. Better than average input lag for an LCD, little ghosting (all LCDs have some degree of both lag and ghosting, it comes with the territory) and of course a wonderful picture. I'm not using Eyefinity/2d surround though. Check out the tftcentral review?
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Great monitor for gaming. Here is the U2311H review pursuinginsanity was referring to http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/dell_u2311h.htm

This test returned pleasing results. Input lag ranged from 0 - 30ms, but on average was only 10.6ms. This was a very good performance and very comparable to the HP ZR24W (10ms) we tested recently, and to the NEC EA231WMi (8.8ms) which is the U2311H's obvious competitor. The input lag was a little better than on the 24" U2410 (14.4ms) and certainly better than the 27" U2711 model (30ms). Very good performance here and this shouldn't present any real problem to even hard core gamers.
Edited by Draygonn - 5/26/11 at 5:53pm
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post #4 of 8
Most of your answers can be found here in this review and this review.

Edit: Draygonn beat me to it.
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Thanks heaps guys, one of the few sites I didn't visit it seems.

When you say little ghosting what excalty do you mean. My current LCD doesn't seem to have any, or at least any noticeable effect.
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I actually own 3 and I absolutely love them. Solid monitors that didn't necessarily entirely break the bank. Ghosting and motion blur are kind of similar. Ghosting is just when something moves and, due to a slow response time, a "ghost" of the previous image still remains because the pixels don't switch fast enough. There really isn't a noticeable (for me) level of motion blur on the U2311H.
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I most recently just purchased 3 of these and they are amazing to look at though on a hot summer day it can get a little hot tongue.gif
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Best purchase I ever made. I was also worried, like you, how bad the ghosting and input lag would be, coming from a CRT monitor. But I gotta tell you, I don't notice it at all. absolutely no input lag whatsoever. Of course you can't ever avoid it at all, but the input lag is so low that no ordinary human would ever notice it. As for ghosting, I only see it in extreme cases. Small white objects moving fast on a black background for instance. But while gaming, I notice nothing. This is a very solid monitor for gaming, and I have never looked back since buying mine.
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