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I refuse to buy this monitor as I've seen it in person and it SUCKS....
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I refuse to buy this monitor as I've seen it in person and it SUCKS....
It is a cheap TN panel with poor color reproduction, poor view angles, and mediocre contrast. The color issues can be mitigated, to an extent, by calibrating it, as the default values are terrible.

It's also a decent gaming screen for the dollar.
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Originally Posted by Blameless View Post
It is a cheap TN panel with poor color reproduction, poor view angles, and mediocre contrast. The color issues can be mitigated, to an extent, by calibrating it, as the default values are terrible.

It's also a decent gaming screen for the dollar.
If I never computer gamed and only console gamer before...and I needed something to "start" off....sure this would be a great monitor for the money...the advanced graphics that a computer game can display, can easily offset a console's graphics, even with a cheap monitor

But since I am coming from a Samsung T240, which was praised back in the day...I would rather keep my Samsung than to drop money on the I-Inc/HannsG
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I ran it and it didn't show results, just this:
5/30/2011 12:33:37 AM - Vista 64
Beginning Run #1 on Map-island, Demo-benchmark_gpu
DX10 2560x1600, AA=2x, Vsync=Disabled, 32 bit test, FullScreen
Demo Loops=3, Time Of Day= 9
Global Game Quality: VeryHigh

Completed All Tests

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5/30/2011 12:33:37 AM - Vista 64

Run #1- DX10 2560x1600 AA=2x, 32 bit test, Quality: VeryHigh

It was in the low 20's though. Probably 24fps average. That was @2560x1600, Very High, 2xAA. Not many games are that demanding though.
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Originally Posted by steven88 View Post
But since I am coming from a Samsung T240, which was praised back in the day...I would rather keep my Samsung than to drop money on the I-Inc/HannsG
Completely understandable.

The only reason I have this screen is because anything of comparable size that is appreciably better costs three times as much and the high-end CRTs I came from are all dead or dying after 10 years of use.
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That's actually not as bad as I thought it would be.
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That's actually not as bad as I thought it would be.
I ran again with no AA, as you really don't need AA in most games at 2560x1600 and frames only went up a little, averaged about 27.

Anyway, that is Crysis and not even Warhead, which I hear actually runs a little better. The only game harder on systems is Metro2033, which I would bench but I don't have it downloaded right now and it would take awhile.

From my own experience a single high end card is enough to run most of the games you'll play at max or near max and 2-4xAA (as much AA as you would ever notice @2560x1600).

The IPS panels are gorgeous, the room on the desktop is great, movies and streaming TV look great, I know I wouldn't give mine up for the world.

@OP, which games are you planning on playing?
Edited by Mygaffer - 5/30/11 at 12:54am
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That Crysis Benchmark is not that bad, considering it's at 1600p in DX10, with a single flashed 6950. I thought it would be lower...I say go for the Dell U27. 2560x1440. Even with a single 570 most games will be playable. So what if you have to turn shaders down a notch, it will still look great.
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That Crysis Benchmark is not that bad, considering it's at 1600p in DX10, with a single flashed 6950. I thought it would be lower...I say go for the Dell U27. 2560x1440. Even with a single 570 most games will be playable. So what if you have to turn shaders down a notch, it will still look great.
On most games he won't have to turn anything down. I don't usually bench my games but I can tell when frame rates are low. Most of my games play fine at max in game settings and 2-4xAA.

What we really need to hear is a list of games the OP plans on playing.
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I ran again with no AA, as you really don't need AA in most games at 2560x1600 and frames only went up a little, averaged about 27.

Anyway, that is Crysis and not even Warhead, which I hear actually runs a little better. The only game harder on systems is Metro2033, which I would bench but I don't have it downloaded right now and it would take awhile.

From my own experience a single high end card is enough to run most of the games you'll play at max or near max and 2-4xAA (as much AA as you would ever notice @2560x1600).

The IPS panels are gorgeous, the room on the desktop is great, movies and streaming TV look great, I know I wouldn't give mine up for the world.

@OP, which games are you planning on playing?
Well, as far as upcoming titles,

Duke Nukem Forever - Not sure if this will be taxing? Who knows, but I am sure it will be more of a "fun" game than pure "eye candy"

Battlefield 3 - I am pretty darn sure this will be taxing...to what degree? Who knows...but I'm pretty positive 1440p will give my single GTX 570 a beating...

Elder Scrolls Skyrim - Just like BF3, I am pretty sure on this one

Modern Warfare 3 - If history repeats itself, then this game won't be taxing...I believe Robert Bowling (head of IW) said it will be using the same game engine just modified....I have no doubt that a single GTX 570 will play 60FPS fine in this game

As for older titles that I might want to go back and play....Mass Effect 1&2, Borderlands, Crysis 2 after the DX11 patch is out...
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